Community Economic Development (CED)

Community Economic Development (CED)

Community Economic Development (CED) is a federal grant program funding Community Development Corporations that address the economic needs of low-income individuals and families through the creation of sustainable business development and employment opportunities. Read more about CED here.

2017 CED Funding Opportunity AnnouncementThe 2017 CED Funding Opportunity Announcement is currently open. Applications are due July 24th, 2017. More information for prospective grantees, including the Pre-Application Webinar, is available on the Information for Prospective Grantees page.

The URL for the funding announcement is

Visit for complete information about federal funding opportunities including and beyond ACF. You can receive notices of funding opportunities directly from Grants.Gov via email by creating a Grants.Gov subscription.  Create personal subscriptions by clicking on the “Manage Subscriptions” tab on the upper right of the Grants.Gov home page.

In addition to finding funding opportunities at, you can also learn about the federal grant process and apply for funding from the federal government.