Community Economic Development (CED)

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Community Economic Development (CED) is a federal grant program funding Community Development Corporations that address the economic needs of low-income individuals and families through the creation of sustainable business development and employment opportunities.

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Community Economic Development Focus on Social Enterprises FOA - Updated!

As of July 5, 2019, the CED Focus on Social Enterprises Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) has been modified. Please see the funding opportunity for a summary of the changes.

Applications are due by August 5, 2019. 

Watch the 2019 CED Focus on Social Enterprises FOA Pre-Application Presentation for details about the  grant competition, including:

  • Information about the program;
  • Eligibility information;
  • Application requirements;
  • Application criteria; and
  • Application submission and review process.

Note: Information in the video reflects the original, not modified, funding opportunity.

More information and resources for prospective applicants is available on the Information for Prospective Grantees page.

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