Join our SourceLink Affiliate Quarterly Conversation as we welcome Mark Werthmann, U.S. Economic Development Administration Representative, who will share funding opportunities for your network including:
- Public Works (construction)
- Planning and Technical Assistance
- Economic Adjustment
- Regional Innovation Strategies (RIS)
- University Centers
Learn insider best practices on how to construct a successful application with tips on what you should do (and not do!). Mark will share several examples of winning grant applications and those that were rejected.
Wednesday, September 12, 12:00 Noon-1:00pm Central Time
For more than ten years, Mark has been a tremendously valuable resource to communities, helping them to understand how to access and apply for resources from the EDA to accelerate economic development efforts. He comes from the economic development industry and understands the opportunity and challenges many of us face- having held positions with state and local government and non-profit development sectors. He earned his Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and is certified as an Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP).
About the EDA
As the only federal government agency focused exclusively on economic development, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) provides financial assistance to communities and organizations so they can encourage innovation and entrepreneurship.