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Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2010-25343
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2010-24442
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility to Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2010-23961
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
FY 2010 Gulf Oil Spill Supplemental Federal Funding Opportunity
Document Number: 2010-23845
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Pursuant to the Supplemental Appropriations Act, Public Law 111-212, 124 Stat. 2302 (2010), EDA announces general policies and application procedures for the FY 2010 Gulf Oil Spill Supplemental Federal Funding Opportunity. This investment assistance will be made available to help devise and implement short- or long-term economic redevelopment strategies and for technical assistance activities to address economic development challenges in regions impacted by the discharge of oil stemming from the April 20, 2010, BP Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explosion. Applicants are advised to read carefully the federal funding opportunity (FFO) announcement for this notice and request for applications. For a copy of the FFO announcement, please see the Web sites listed below under ``Electronic Access.''
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2010-22956
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2010-22123
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Space Coast Regional Innovation Cluster Competition
Document Number: 2010-21905
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
This notice announces the upcoming availability of funding for the Space Coast Regional Innovation Cluster (RIC) Competition under EDA's Economic Adjustment Assistance (EAA) Program. EDA solicits competitive applications to catalyze the advancement of Central Florida's key regional industry clusters. Additional information can be found at the Space Coast RIC Web site at http://www.eda.gov/ SpaceCoastRIC. Applicants are advised to read carefully the Federal funding opportunity (FFO) announcement for the Space Coast RIC Competition. For a copy of the FFO, please see the Web sites listed below under ``Electronic Access.''
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2010-21088
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2010-19209
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2010-18333
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2010-16449
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Solicitation of Applications for the Research and Evaluation Program: FY 2010 Triple Bottom Line Accounting Competition-A Method for Identifying Impacts of Economic Development Initiatives on Regional Economies
Document Number: 2010-16054
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Pursuant to the Research and Evaluation program, the Economic Development Administration (EDA) seeks applications to research, develop, and disseminate metrics to enable policymakers and practitioners to more effectively understand how to assess the triple bottom line (economic, environmental, and social impacts) of various economic development activities. EDA's mission is to lead the Federal economic development agenda by promoting innovation and competitiveness, preparing American regions for growth and success in the worldwide economy. Through its Research and Evaluation program, EDA works towards fulfilling its mission by funding research and technical assistance projects to promote competitiveness and innovation in distressed rural and urban regions throughout the United States and its territories. By working in conjunction with its research partners, EDA will help States, local governments, and community-based organizations to achieve their highest economic potential.
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2010-14612
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Notice of Informational Meeting for the i6 Challenge Under EDA's Economic Adjustment Assistance Program
Document Number: 2010-13970
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
The i6 Challenge is a new, multi-agency innovation competition led by the Economic Development Administration (EDA), a bureau of the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC). The i6 Challenge is designed to encourage and reward innovative, ground-breaking ideas that will accelerate technology commercialization and new-venture formation across the United States, for the ultimate purpose of helping to drive economic growth and job creation. To accomplish this, the i6 Challenge targets sections of the research-to-deployment continuum that are in need of additional support, in order to strengthen regional innovation ecosystems. Applicants to the i6 Challenge are expected to propose mechanisms to fill in existing gaps in the continuum or leverage existing infrastructure and institutions, such as economic development organizations, academic institutions, or other non-profit organizations, in new and innovative ways to achieve the i6 objectives. Under the i6 Challenge, EDA intends to fund implementation grants for technical assistance through its Economic Adjustment Assistance Program (42 U.S.C. 3149). The federal funding opportunity for the i6 Challenge was announced on May 3, 2010, and a notice and request for applications was published in the Federal Register (75 FR 23676).
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2010-11961
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Solicitation of Applications for the Research and Evaluation Program: FY 2010 Mapping Regional Innovation Clusters Project Competition
Document Number: 2010-11949
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Pursuant to the Research and Evaluation program, the Economic Development Administration (EDA) solicits applications to develop, implement, and disseminate information that will enable policymakers and practitioners to more effectively understand the regional innovation clusters that drive the national economy and how regional assets and innovation inputs help shape these clusters at the local level. EDA's mission is to lead the Federal economic development agenda by promoting innovation and competitiveness, preparing American regions for growth and success in the worldwide economy. Through its Research and Evaluation program, EDA works towards fulfilling its mission by funding research and technical assistance projects to promote competitiveness and innovation in distressed rural and urban regions throughout the United States and its territories. By working in conjunction with its research partners, EDA will help States, local governments, and community-based organizations to achieve their highest economic potential.
Solicitation of Applications for the i6 Challenge Under EDA's Economic Adjustment Assistance Program
Document Number: 2010-10433
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
The i6 Challenge is a new, multi-agency innovation competition led by the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) and its Economic Development Administration (EDA). EDA intends to fund implementation grants for technical assistance through its Economic Adjustment Assistance Program under the i6 Challenge. The DOC and EDA will coordinate this funding opportunity with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to leverage federal resources and maximize available funding to i6 Challenge winners. The i6 Challenge is designed to encourage and reward innovative, ground-breaking ideas that will accelerate technology commercialization and new venture formation across the United States, for the ultimate purpose of helping to drive economic growth and job creation. To accomplish this, the i6 Challenge targets sections of the research-to-deployment continuum that are in need of additional support, in order to strengthen regional innovation ecosystems. Applicants to the i6 Challenge are expected to propose mechanisms to fill in existing gaps in the continuum or leverage existing infrastructure and institutions, such as economic development organizations, academic institutions, or other non-profit organizations, in new and innovative ways to achieve the i6 objectives.
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2010-9948
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2010-7587
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
EDA Participation in the Energy Efficient Building Systems Regional Innovation Cluster Initiative
Document Number: 2010-7467
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
EDA announces its participation in the Energy Efficient Building Systems Regional Innovation Cluster Initiative (Initiative), the first pilot project of the Interagency Regional Innovation Clusters Taskforce (Taskforce). The Taskforce has been charged with developing a replicable and sustainable model for coordinated Federal and regional efforts that foster and use regional innovation clusters to: Develop and demonstrate sustainable and efficient models for attaining national strategic objectives; create and retain Good Jobs (defined below); eliminate gaps between the supply and demand for workers in specialized fields through training and education; increase regional gross domestic product (GDP); promote innovation in science and technology; and enhance the economic, technological, and commercial competitiveness of the United States on the global stage. The Taskforce has selected Energy Efficient Building Systems Design as the topical focus for its first pilot project. The pilot project will be anchored around a Department of Energy (DOE)-funded Energy Innovation Hub and will incorporate elements funded by each of EDA, SBA, and NIST/MEP. Capitalized terms used in this notice and request for applications have the meanings ascribed to them under the heading SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION below.
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2010-6709
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Revisions to the EDA Regulations
Document Number: 2010-5406
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-03-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
On January 27, 2010, the Economic Development Administration (``EDA'') published a final rule implementing revisions to its regulations. The final rule responded to all substantive comments received during the public comment period and finalized the rulemaking proceeding in connection with the interim final rule published on October 22, 2008. EDA publishes this rule to correct a heading of a
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility to Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2010-5216
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Solicitation of Applications for the FY 2010 University Center Economic Development Program Competition in EDA's Austin and Denver Regional Offices
Document Number: 2010-4591
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
EDA is soliciting competitive applications from accredited institutions of higher education, including community colleges, and from consortia of accredited institutions of higher education for FY 2010 University Center Economic Development Program funding in the geographic areas served by its Austin and Denver regional offices. EDA's mission is to lead the federal economic development agenda by promoting innovation and competitiveness, preparing American regions for growth and success in the worldwide economy. Institutions of higher education have many assets and are able to establish and operate University Centers in partnership with EDA. These EDA-sponsored University Centers conduct research; provide technical assistance to tribal entities, local governments, and public and private sector organizations; and undertake other activities with the goal of enhancing regional economic development by promoting a favorable business environment to attract private capital investment and higher- skill, higher-wage jobs.
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2010-4507
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2010-3962
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2010-1731
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-01-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Revisions to the EDA Regulations
Document Number: 2010-1350
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-01-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
On October 22, 2008, the Economic Development Administration (``EDA'') published an interim final rule to synchronize its Revolving Loan Fund (``RLF'') regulations with significant improvements in the management and oversight of its RLF program, including the issuance of written guidance that provides EDA staff with steps to help better ensure grantee compliance with RLF requirements. Additionally, the interim final rule made changes to certain definitions in the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms program regulations provided notice of other substantive and non-substantive revisions made to EDA's regulations. EDA received a total of two comments on the October 22, 2008 interim final rule. This final rule responds to all substantive comments received during the public comment period and finalizes this rulemaking proceeding.
Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms Program Fiscal Year 2009 Annual Report
Document Number: 2010-561
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-01-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
The Secretary of Commerce is directed by Section 1866 of the Trade and Globalization Adjustment Assistance Act of 2009 (TGAAA), which became effective May 17, 2009, to submit to Congress a report on the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms (TAAF) program by the 15th of December each year. The TAAF Program is one of four Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) programs authorized by the Trade Act of 1974 (Trade Act). The mission of the TAAF Program is to provide technical and financial assistance to U.S. firms affected by import competition. The program provides assistance in the development of business recovery plans, which are known as Adjustment Proposals under Section 252 of the Trade Act, and matching funds to implement projects outlined in the Adjustment Proposals. The TAAF Program supports a national network of 11 Trade Adjustment Assistance Centers (TAACs) to help U.S. firms apply for assistance and prepare and implement strategies to guide their economic recovery.
Solicitation of Applications for the Community Trade Adjustment Assistance Program
Document Number: 2010-273
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-01-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
In February of 2009, Congress enacted the Trade and Globalization Adjustment Assistance Act of 2009, which in part was intended to establish a new Community Trade Adjustment Assistance (Community TAA) Program under chapter 4 of title II of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2371 et seq.) (Trade Act) to help communities respond to the loss of jobs caused by the layoffs at firms and other types of employers impacted by trade competition. This notice announces general policies and application requirements for the Community TAA Program. Grants made under the program may be used to support a wide range of technical, planning, and infrastructure projects to help communities adapt to pressing trade impact issues and diversify their economies.
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: E9-30643
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Application for Investment Assistance; Community Trade Adjustment Assistance Program
Document Number: E9-30505
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Form ED-840P Petition by a Firm for Certification of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance; Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms Program
Document Number: E9-29856
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: E9-27522
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: E9-25036
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: E9-22148
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Revisions to the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms Program Regulations and Implementation Regulations for the Community Trade Adjustment Assistance Program
Document Number: E9-19774
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-08-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
On May 5, 2009, the Economic Development Administration (`EDA') published a notice of proposed rulemaking to reflect the amendments made to the Trade Act of 1974, as amended, by the Trade and Globalization Adjustment Assistance Act of 2009 (`TGAAA'), which was included as subtitle I within the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The notice of proposed rulemaking provided a public comment period from May 5, 2009 through June 4, 2009. The TGAAA provides that the Secretary of Commerce must establish the Community Trade Adjustment Assistance Program by August 1, 2009, under which EDA would provide technical assistance under section 274 of the Trade Act to communities impacted by trade to facilitate the economic adjustment of those communities. The TGAAA amendments to the Trade Act took effect on May 17, 2009, 90 days after enactment. As a result of the enactment of the TGAAA, EDA promulgates this final rule to provide regulations to implement the Community Trade Adjustment Assistance Program and makes specific changes to the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms Program regulations.
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: E9-19712
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Solicitation of Applications for the National Technical Assistance, Training, Research and Evaluation Program: Economic Development District Partnership Planning Program and CEDS Research Project
Document Number: E9-17821
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
The Economic Development Administration (EDA) is soliciting applications for FY 2009 National Technical Assistance, Training, Research and Evaluation (NTA) Program funding. Through this notice, EDA solicits applications to fund a research project to assess the effectiveness of EDA's Economic Development District (EDD) Partnership Planning Program and the quality of Comprehensive Economic Development Strategies (CEDS). EDA's mission is to lead the federal economic development agenda by promoting innovation and competitiveness, preparing American regions for growth and success in the worldwide economy. Through its NTA Program, EDA works towards fulfilling its mission by funding research and technical assistance projects to promote competitiveness and innovation in rural and urban regions throughout the United States and its territories. By working in conjunction with its research partners, EDA will help States, local governments, and community-based organizations to achieve their highest economic potential.
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: E9-16765
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Solicitation of Applications for Economic Development Assistance Programs
Document Number: E9-14822
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: E9-14316
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: E9-12115
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: E9-10723
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Revisions to the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms Program Regulations and Implementation Regulations for Community Trade Adjustment Assistance Program
Document Number: E9-10356
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-05-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
On February 17, 2009, President Barack Obama signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Pub.L. No. 111-5, 123 STAT. 115). Included in that omnibus measure was the Trade and Globalization Adjustment Assistance Act of 2009 (``TGAAA''), which contains specific amendments to chapters 3 and 4 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (19 U.S.C. 2341 et seq.) (``Trade Act''). See Subtitle I (letter ``I'') of Title I of Division B of Public Law No. 111-5, 123 Stat. 367, at 396-436. Chapter 3 of the Trade Act authorizes the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms (``TAAF'') Program, under which a national network of eleven Trade Adjustment Assistance Centers provide technical assistance to firms that have lost domestic sales and employment due to increased imports of similar or competitive goods. Chapter 4 of the Trade Act establishes the Community Trade Adjustment Assistance (``Community TAA'') Program, which is designed to help local economies adjust to changing trade patterns through the coordination of federal, State, and local resources and the creation and implementation
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: E9-7784
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Solicitation of Applications for the FY 2009 EDA American Recovery Program Pursuant to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Public Law 111-5, 123 Stat. 115 (2009)
Document Number: E9-5081
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Pursuant to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, EDA announces general policies and application procedures for grant-based investments for the EDA American Recovery Program under the auspices of the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965, as amended, that will promote comprehensive, entrepreneurial and innovation-based economic development efforts to enhance the competitiveness of regions, resulting in increased private investment and higher-skill, higher-wage jobs in regions that have experienced sudden and severe economic dislocation and job loss due to corporate restructuring.
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: E9-4739
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Solicitation of Applications for the FY 2009 University Center Economic Development Program Competition in EDA's Atlanta and Seattle Regional Offices
Document Number: E9-3658
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
EDA is soliciting competitive applications from accredited institutions of higher education and from consortia of accredited institutions of higher education for FY 2009 University Center Economic Development Program funding in the geographic areas served by its Atlanta and Seattle regional offices. EDA's mission is to lead the federal economic development agenda by promoting innovation and competitiveness, preparing American regions for growth and success in the worldwide economy. Institutions of higher education have many assets and are able to establish and operate University Centers in partnership with EDA. These EDA-sponsored University Centers conduct research; provide technical assistance to tribal entities, local governments, and public and private sector organizations; and undertake other activities with the goal of enhancing regional economic development by promoting a favorable business environment to attract private capital investment and higher-skill, higher-wage jobs.
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: E9-2445
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration