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Opportunity Kick-off: Economic Development Administraton (EDA)

August 27, 2021


Research Development Opportunity Kick-off events are introductions to specific funding opportunities that provide an overview of requirements, advice and lessons learned from experienced faculty, and a chance to network with other ASU faculty.

Topic: Economic Development Administration (EDA)



Under the American Rescue Plan, EDA was allocated $3 billion in supplemental funding to assist communities nationwide in their efforts to build back better by accelerating the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic and building local economies that will be resilient to future economic shocks.” Learn more here:

The EDA has made this funding available through six programs:

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Ji Mi Choi, Vice President, Knowledge Enterprise

Founding Executive Director,  J. Orin Edson Entrepreneurship + Innovation Institute

Grace O'Sullivan, Vice President, Corporate Engagement and Strategic Partnerships

Keith Aspinall, Senior Strategic Intelligence Analyst

Faye Farmer, Executive Director, Research Development

Date: Friday, August 27, 2021
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: online