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FY 2012 Evaluation Project to Assess Best Practices in EDA?s University Center Program

Post Date

July 2nd 2012

Application Due Date

August 2nd 2012

Funding Opportunity Number


CFDA Number(s)


Funding Instrument Type(s)


Funding Activity Categories

Regional Development

Evaluation project to assess best practices in EDAуs University Center program

Number of Awards


Eligibility Categories

State Governments
County Governments
City or Township Governments
Public and State Controlled Institutions of Higher Education
Federally Recognized Native American Tribal Governments
Non-Profits With 501 (c) (3) Status With The IRS (Except Higher Education Institutions)
Non-Profits Without 501 (c) (3) Status With The IRS (Except Higher Education Institutions)
Private Institutions of Higher Education

Pursuant to section 3 of the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965 (42 U.S.C. _ 3122) (PWEDA) (and EDAуs regulation at 13 C.F.R. _ 300.3, only the following types of entities are eligible to receive funding assistance from EDA: 1. District Organizations (as defined in 13 C.F.R. _ 300.3); 2. Indian Tribes or a consortium of Indian Tribes; 3. States, cities, or other political subdivisions of a state, including a special purpose unit of a state or local government engaged in economic or infrastructure development activities, or a consortium of political subdivisions; 4. Institutions of higher education or a consortium of institutions of higher education; or 5. Public or private non-profit organizations or associations acting in cooperation with officials of a political subdivision of a state.


  • Award Range:

    $None - $300000

Grant Description

Pursuant to its Research and Evaluation program, EDA seeks applications to review the attributes of EDA-funded University Centers (UCs), evaluate the types of activities that have the greatest impact, and identify best practices that will enable policymakers and practitioners to more effectively understand the broad impact of the UC program in supporting regional economic development efforts.

Contact Information

  • Agency

    Department of Commerce

  • Office:

    Economic Development Administration

  • Agency Contact:

    Jack Cobb
    Phone 202-482-0951

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