I. July Grants Posted
The League’s July grants page has been posted and includes links to several federal funding opportunities. Click here to visit the Grant Resource Center.
The League’s Grant Resource Center features links and resources to assist municipalities in their grant search.
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League Contact: Taran B. Samhammer, firstname.lastname@example.org, (609) 695-3481 x124.
II. Regional Innovation Strategies (RIS) Program
The US EDA’s Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OIE) is accepting applications for the Regional Innovation Strategies (RIS) Program. The US EDA is awarding grants to build regional capacity to translate innovations into jobs. The two funding opportunities currently available:
FY18 i6 Challenge: “creation of centers for innovation and entrepreneurship that increase the rate at which innovations, ideas, intellectual property, and research are translated into products, services, viable companies, and jobs.”
FY18 Seed Fund Support Program: “funding for technical assistance to support the creation, launch, or expansion of equity-based, cluster-focused seed funds that invest regionally-managed risk capital in regionally-based startups with a potential for high growth.”
Application Deadline: August 29.
For more grant announcements visit the League’s Grant News & Information page.