Connecticut applicants receive $276,667 total in EDA grants in 2018


The US Economic Development Administration (EDA) awarded $276,667 total in grants to fund economic development projects in Connecticut in 2018, ranking the state 50th among states, according to data made available by the EDA.

The EDA is a federal government agency that focuses exclusively on economic development. The agency solicits applications for funding in order to support construction, non-construction planning, technical assistance, and revolving loan fund projects under the agency's Public Works and the Economic Adjustment Assistance (EAA) programs. Grants made under these programs are designed to advance economic development in distressed communities.

The program that received the most dollars was planning with $160,000 total in grants received.

Connecticut programs ranked by dollar amount of grants in 2018
Rank
Program
Dollar Amount
1
Planning
$160,000
2
Technical Assistance
$116,667

States ranked by total EDA grants amount awarded in 2018
Rank
State
Total Amount
1
Texas
$49,128,628
2
Florida
$36,481,649
3
California
$26,049,157
4
Illinois
$13,973,297
5
West Virginia
$13,431,302
6
North Carolina
$12,658,491
7
Kentucky
$11,345,785
8
Alabama
$11,033,405
9
Washington
$9,989,634
10
Maine
$9,655,977
11
Georgia
$9,243,356
12
Missouri
$8,640,664
13
Wisconsin
$7,567,800
14
South Carolina
$7,490,940
15
Pennsylvania
$7,423,799
16
Tennessee
$7,268,916
17
Michigan
$6,996,257
18
Mississippi
$6,914,066
19
Ohio
$6,754,890
20
Iowa
$6,337,558
21
Minnesota
$6,273,843
22
Oregon
$6,172,539
23
New York
$5,749,342
24
Massachusetts
$5,634,700
25
Idaho
$5,519,544
26
New Mexico
$5,496,000
27
Alaska
$4,908,791
28
New Jersey
$4,603,472
29
Arkansas
$4,250,121
30
Louisiana
$4,190,200
31
Virginia
$3,966,663
32
Utah
$3,576,475
33
Montana
$2,857,596
34
Colorado
$2,850,300
35
Maryland
$2,609,417
36
Oklahoma
$2,514,034
37
South Dakota
$2,447,586
38
Kansas
$2,376,109
39
Wyoming
$2,298,559
40
Arizona
$2,209,042
41
Delaware
$2,092,467
42
Nebraska
$1,891,485
43
North Dakota
$1,685,000
44
Rhode Island
$1,661,500
45
Vermont
$1,222,420
46
Indiana
$1,164,393
47
Hawaii
$586,100
48
Nevada
$285,000
49
New Hampshire
$280,000
50
Connecticut
$276,667

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