Grant Announcement: FY 2020 SPRINT Challenge

Through the Scaling Pandemic Resilience Through Innovation and Technology (SPRINT) Challenge, the U.S. Department of Commerce supports regional initiatives that focus on economic, safety, and health risks caused by the coronavirus pandemic by awarding economic development assistance merit-based awards. Awards will be given to entities that support economic development, promote job creation, and attract private investment in economically distressed areas of the United States. Eligible applicants for these grants include: district organizations of a U.S. Economic Development Administration-designated economic development district; Indian tribes or consortiums of Indian tribes; state, county, city, or other political subdivisions of a state; institutions of higher education or consortium of higher education institutions; or public or private non-profit organizations or associations working in cooperation with officials of a political subdivision of a state. Up to 100 grants will be awarded, and the estimated total program funding is $25,000,000. The deadline for receipt of applications is December 3, 2020.
Record Type: 
Policy Announcement / Memoranda
Publication Date: 
December, 2020
December 2020
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