2016 Federal Investments
Federal economic development programs are integral tools to promote economic growth, job creation and quality of life for communities across the United States. Fortunately, there are economic development agencies already in place throughout the federal government designed to help the administration and Congress succeed in their pursuit of these goals for American communities.
Why Invest in Economic Development
The federal government has always played a key supporting role in local and regional job creation. Included in this publication are only a fraction of federally funded programs which are leading the way as we work toward our common objective: a stronger, more resilient, more inclusive economy for all.