Technical Assistance Program (Local)

  • Kelly Scott, Economic Development Specialist
  • Economic Development Administration (EDA)
  • Chicago Regional Office, 111 North Canal Street, Suite 855
  • Chicago, IL 60606-7208
  • Phone: (312) 353-8143 extension 122
  • Email:
  • Website:

Purpose of the Program

The purpose of this program is to assist in solving specific economic development problems, respond to developmental opportunities, and build and expand local organizational capacity in distressed areas.

Who is Eligible

Eligible applicants include public or private nonprofit national, state, area, district, or local organizations; public and private colleges and universities; and Indian tribes, local governments, and state agencies.

Application Process

See information on Economic Development Assistance Programs at

  • Availability of Funds
  • How Funds are to be used

Types of Assistance


Year Program was established