Tag: Grants

Deadlines Approaching for $3 Billion in EDA American Rescue Plan Grants

By Scott Wilson, PSS, and Keely Campbell, PG It’s time to get serious about the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) $3 billion funding infusion waiting to flow to local governments and other entities as part of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). Historically the EDA receives and distributes about $350 million annually to fund infrastructure… Read More »

Grants Ahead: Get into Right Lane

By Scott Wilson, PSS, and Keely Campbell, PG With the CARES Act, American Rescue Plan Act, and other stimulus and relief funding flowing and an infrastructure plan up for discussion in the current Congress, 2021 is shaping up to be a critical year for communities to get up to speed on how to put together… Read More »

How to Think Like A Developer: Getting the Most from Public/Private Partnerships

By Amanda Arnold, AICP and Mike Scholl, EDFP Have you ever wondered why one redevelopment project moves forward while another one stalls? What makes it work for the developer? How can a jurisdiction create incentives for developers, and what should those incentives be? Too often communities are left asking, “Did we give away too much?”… Read More »