- U.S. Economic Development Administration
- USDA Rural Development
- NIST Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP)
- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
- U.S. Small Business Administration
- U.S. Commercial Service
- Export-Import Bank of the United States
- Community Development Financial Institutions Fund: Certified CDFIs
- U.S. Minority Business Development Agency
- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Brownfields Initiative
- U.S. Department of Transportation: Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act
- National Science Foundation
- National Institutes of Health
- Startup America
- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta: Podcasts on Economic Development
- Know Your Region: A Template for Future Prosperity
- Identifying and Supporting Venture Development Organizations
- U.S. Economic Development Administration: Incubator “Practitioner’s Toolkit”
- U.S. Economic Development Administration and Small Business Administration: Startup University
- Free and Low Cost Entrepreneurship Training Courses
- Supplier Connection
- NGA Policy Academy - Making Our Future: What States Are Doing to Encourage Growth in Manufacturing through Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Investment
- Entrepreneur.com - A Cluster of Clusters: Where the SBA Is Investing in Regional Economies
In the News
March 23, 2015 – Governing (City Accelerator), By Ron Littlefield While Minneapolis and Seattle both have lengthy and proud histories of innovation, the new focus on civic engagement in Cohort II of the City Accelerator offers each an expanded opportunity to tap the collective minds and talents...
March 23, 2015 – Syracuse/The Post-Standard, By Mark Weiner WATERTOWN, N.Y. -- An overflow crowd of thousands packed into Jefferson Community College on Friday night to show their support for Fort Drum at a public hearing with Pentagon leaders who visited to discuss...
March 20, 2015 – The Washington Post, By Niraj Chokshi No state’s job market is as skewed toward financial services as Delaware’s. None is as manufacturing-heavy as Indiana’s. That’s according to the data underlying a new Bureau of Labor Statistics chart, republished below, that shows the...
March 18, 2015 – U.S. Department of Commerce, By Sue Helper, U.S. Department of Commerce, Chief Economist It’s springtime, and during this season of growth and renewal another important renaissance is underway: a remarkable resurgence in American manufacturing. Powering this growth are the small-...
Unlike base closures where specific property can be reused to develop and generate new businesses and jobs, OEA’s support for communities impacted by factory closures and laid off employees focuses on developing adjustment and implementation strategies.
March 16, 2015 – National Defense, Allyson Versprille The Defense Department should brace for a second “Bloody Monday” during the next presidential administration, said a panel of experts, referring to the day when former Defense Secretary Robert Gates eliminated several high-profile weapon...