Technical assistance at the local level that promotes economic development and alleviates unemployment, underemployment, and out-migration in distressed regions. This program allows SCIRPDC to disseminate information and studies of economic development issues of local significance; and finance feasibility studies and other projects leading to local economic development. These programs aid the long-range economic development of regions with severe unemployment and low per capita income.
Uses and Use Restrictions
Technical assistance is used to provide information, data, and know-how in evaluating, shaping and implementing specific projects and programs that promote economic development in economically distressed regions. EDA may identify specific training, research or technical assistance Projects it will fund under National Technical Assistance, which will be subject to competition. Ordinarily, these Projects are specified in an FFO, which will provide the specific requirements, timelines and the appropriate points of contact and addresses.
For more information please contact the office at 618-548-4234.