OVRDC helps subdivisions and organizations plan and secure funding for community and economic development-related projects. Staff offers expertise with the following funding sources:
Economic Development Administration (EDA)
A part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, the EDA provides funding for job-creation projects in distressed areas around the nation. Assistance can also be provided to communities experiencing significant job loss through plant closures or layoffs. OVRDC, as a designated Economic Development District (EDD), is your first stop for securing funding through the EDA.
The following are informational documents pertaining to EDA application:
OVRDC Revolving Loan Fund
Community Economic Development Strategy
For the most recent 2017 CEDS click here.