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New resource: SSTI releases first video on federal funding sources

June 01, 2023

Have you ever wondered whether there is a federal program that supports tech-based economic development (TBED) strategies and initiatives--even if it doesn’t explicitly state that science, technology, innovation, or entrepreneurship are priority uses of funds? Actually, a wide variety of federal programs can support these programs. To help organizations identify sources of funding that could be useful, SSTI interviewed representatives from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) to understand better how they can use specific funding opportunities to support TBED activities.

These interviews will be published as a video series as part of SSTI’s new Federal Funding Video Library. The first video in this series features a discussion about the STEM Talent Challenge with Meisha McDaniel, management and program analyst at EDA’s Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. 

Watch the first video today and stay tuned for future discussions about Build to Scale, the Revolving Loan Fund, and other funding opportunities. If you have a question about these programs or a suggestion for a future entry in the series, send a message to tbedcop@ssti.org.

This video series was prepared by SSTI using Federal funds under award ED22HDQ3070129 from the Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. The statements, findings, conclusions, and recommendations are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Economic Development Administration or the U.S. Department of Commerce.

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