States’ Economic Development Assistance Program

Primary DRA Funding Tool:

States’ Economic Development Assistance Program (SEDAP)

As one of DRA’S main investment tools, SEDAP provides direct investments for basic public infrastructure, transportation infrastructure, business development with an emphasis on entrepreneurship, and workforce development. From 2017-2022, SEDAP projects facilitated these impacts:

  • 504,297 Total Families Affected by
    Infrastructure Projects
  • 164,197 Total Individuals Trained
  • 35,409 Jobs Created or Retained

SEDAP 2023 Funding

Total Funds Available:  Approx. $16.8 Million

Grant Award Minimum: $50,000

Grant Award Maximum: $500,000

Funding Cycle Opens: April 17, 2023

Funding Cycle Closes: June 25, 2023

More information about the 2023 SEDAP NOFA Application can be found in the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA).

Applicants are encouraged to contact their Local Development District for additional information about the 2023 SEDAP NOFA as well as for assistance in developing their applications. Technical questions about the NOFA should be directed to with the subject line: SEDAP NOFA. Include the contact’s name, applicant organization, and phone number in the body of your email.

Applicants may access the application electronically at:

This program is funded in part by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law signed by President Biden.

States Economic Development Assistance Program (SEDAP)
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