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Assistance to Coal Communities (ACC)

Open Date:


Close Date:

There are no submission deadlines under this opportunity. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the publication of a new PWEAA NOFO.

Eligible Recipients:

  • Educational Institutions
  • Local Governments
  • Native/Tribal Entities
  • Non-profits
  • State Governments

Program Purpose:

  • [“Strategy and Planning”
  • Economic Development
  • Other Infrastructure

Reserved for Energy


Upcoming Milestones:


Economic Development Administration (EDA)

Funded by:

U.S. Department of Commerce


Congress designates a portion of EDA’s annual Economic Adjustment Assistance (EAA) funding to support communities and regions that have been negatively impacted by changes in the coal economy. “Coal economy” is a term that reflects the complete supply chain of coal-reliant industries. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Coal mining,
  • Coal-fired power plants, and
  • Related transportation, logistics, and supply chain manufacturing.

Related Resources

Additional information is available on the Resources page.

Funding Details

Funding Source:
Funding Type:
Grant - match required
Total Amount Available:
Limit per Applicant:
Estimated Awards:

Applicant Guidance

Assistance to Coal Communities: https://www.eda.gov/coal

Contact Information

Prospective applicants can find current contact information for EDA Regional Office staff at: https://www.eda.gov/contact/

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