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. 

2019 CED Funding Opportunity Announcement - Now Open!

As of April 3, 2019, the FY 2019 Community Economic Development Funding Opportunity Announcement is available. Applications are due by June 3, 2019. More information and resources for prospective applicants are available on the Information for Prospective Grantees page. 

The 2019 CED FOA Pre-Application Presentation is now available. 

 

  • Apply for a CED Grant

    Published: April 23, 2019
    This page provides resources for organizations interested in applying to a CED grant. 
  • CED & RCD Reports to Congress

    This page contains links to the Community Economic Development (CED) and Rural Community Development (RCD) Reports to Congress.
  • CED and RCD Report to Congress FY 2014

    Published: March 1, 2019
    This report is the Community Economic Development and Rural Community Development Programs Report to Congress for Fiscal Year 2014.
  • Become a CED Application Reviewer

    Published: February 18, 2019
    The Office of Community Services (OCS) is seeking reviewers to help select grantees for the CED program. 
  • CED HHS Poverty Guidelines 2019

    Published: February 14, 2019
    This resource shows calculations of 125 percent of the 2019 HHS Poverty Guidelines to help CED grantees determine low-income eligibility.
  • Help Finding a Job

    Published: December 15, 2014
    Program Community Economic Development (CED) is a federal grant program funding Community Development Corporations (CDCs) that address the economic needs of
  • Become a CED Application Reviewer

    Published: February 18, 2019
    The Office of Community Services (OCS) is seeking reviewers to help select grantees for the CED program. 
  • CED-HFFI Grant Awards FY 2013

    Published: February 6, 2014
    This resource lists the CED-HFFI Grant Awards for FY 2013 along with project abstracts for each grantee. 
  • CED-HFFI Grant Awards FY 2014

    Published: September 29, 2014
    This resource presents a breakdown of the FY 2014 CED Grant Awards including contact information and brief description of the project.
  • CED Fact Sheet

    Published: November 15, 2018
    This resource provides general information about the CED program.
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