GSDC Economic Development Grant Fund (EDGF)

Grant Description

The Economic Development Grant Fund provides grants to organizations, projects and programs that create and/or retain jobs, improve, or otherwise enhance the community.  EDGF gives priority assistance in support of creating jobs.


Grant Eligibility

  • Job creation
  • Community revitalization projects
  • Community, economic development and business organizations
  • Projects that support environmental conservation, health care, business education


Grant Amounts

  • EDGF provides grants up to $50,000


Grant Process and Timeline

  • Ongoing during the year
  • Approval usually within 30 days of submission


Grant Eligible Use of Funds

  • Job creation
  • Job training
  • Business education/workshops
  • Procurement of technical assistance
  • Capital expenditures
  • Business incubators
  • Community revitalization projects
  • Projects that support environmental conservation, health care and business education


Grant Eligible Areas

  • New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Maine and Vermont

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