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Funding Sources for Economic Development - Financial Assistance Programs


This page is a partial resource to various funding sources for economic development. A few general resources are listed below as an overview. See also MRSC's other economic development pages related to finance tools. These include: econcommunity renewal, parking and business improvement areas (PBIA), public development authorities (PDA), public facilities districts (PFD), tax increment financing in Washington: CRF, HBZ, LRF, LIFT, and financing tourism. Keep in mind that Washington laws may be different than other states. A tool used elsewhere may not be applicable in Washington.

Federal Sources

Washington State Sources

Status of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Funding

  • Following the Money: GAO's Oversight of the Recovery Act, Government Accounting Office (GAO)
  • Recovery Act, U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • Recovery.Gov - Website created under the Recovery Act to show the American public how Recovery funds are being spent by recipients of contracts, grants, and loans, and the distribution of Recovery entitlements and tax benefits
  • - Washington State government website that provides information about how the federal economic recovery plan is being implemented in Washington state

Community Development Financial Institutions

Additional References

Last Modified: July 27, 2016