Competitive Edge

Helping communities, businesses and elected officials with funding, legislation and issues related to engineering and planning projects.


Wyoming Community Development Block Grants

August 26th, 2014
The Wyoming Business Council  administers federal funds from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development through the Community Development Block Grant Programs (CDBG). The $3 million allocation is also distributed to two other CDBG Programs which include community development and economic development. The planning grant round includes...


EDA Economic Development Assistance Programs

August 26th, 2014
The US Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA) has funding available through the Economic Development Assistance Program. EDA will provide grants or cooperative agreements to eligible applicants to help support economic development activities in economically distressed areas. The purpose of the program is to support...


Greater Minnesota Source Water Protection Competitive Grants

August 18th, 2014
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development administers funding through the Greater Minnesota Public Infrastructure Program to stimulate new economic development, create new jobs and retain existing jobs through investments in public infrastructure. Eligible projects include publicly owned infrastructure that supports economic...


Minnesota Source Water Protection Competitive Grants

August 18th, 2014
The Minnesota Department of Health administers funding through the Source Water Protection Competitive Grants to support source water protection through the award of competitive grants. The purpose of the program is to prevent contamination from entering sources of public drinking water at levels that present a risk to people. Eligible...


Minnesota State Park Road Account Program

August 18th, 2014
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will be administering $3 million in calendar year 2015 to help local governments provide access to state parks, trails, scientific and natural areas, wilderness areas, forests, wildlife management areas and water access sites. Eligible projects include the establishment, location, relocation,...