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ECU Partnership Promotes Community Development

The Edgecombe County Board of Commissioners recently accepted a $75,000 Talent Enhancement Demonstration Grant from the N.C. Department of Commerce’s Office of Rural Development Programs. The grant will help Edgecombe County pursue new county-wide projects put on hold due to a lack of funding.

East Carolina University’s Office of Engagement, Innovation and Economic Development is a partner of the TED Grants Program. The goal of the program is to enhance the capacity to develop strategic and competitive Community Development Block Grant proposals and grant administration throughout Eastern N.C. Tier 1 counties and local governments in 21st Century Communities.

For full article from the Rocky Mount Telegram, please click here.

For full article from the Daily Southerner, please click here.