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Planning/market capabilities, development activities and business, innovation, or workforce strategies that lead to implementation projects.
Regional collaborations that will build the infrastructure necessary for the creation of higher paying jobs.
STATEWIDE COMPETITIVE GRANT
Projects of statewide significance, either through interregional collaboration or substantial economic opportunity, that will create high paying jobs in industries that derive their revenue from out of state sources.
- Must have the active involvement of two or more localities
- At least a 1:1 match and must come from non-state sources (federal/local governments, foundations, or from the private sector)
- Alignment with Region 5’s Economic Growth & Diversification Plan and focus on Region 5 Industry Clusters