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DRA announces State Economic Development Assistance Program (SEDAP)

The Delta Regional Authority has announced the State Economic Development Assistance Program (SEDAP) for 2016 supporting the Delta region in workforce, small business, and infrastructure. State and local governments, public bodies, and nonprofit entities are eligible to apply. In 2015, DRA invested $1.3 million in nine projects leveraging $21 million of public and private investments for West Tennessee’s communities.

Communities and organizations interested in applying can learn more by visiting . Please contact MAAG staff members Paul Morris ( and Josh Shumaker ( for more information regarding the application process. Applications are due August 31st however applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

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“The folks at MAAG have been a real asset for the Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce. The assistance they provided with our DRA grant was immeasurable. Without it, I doubt if we could have pulled it off. The staff is passionate about their work and their commitment to making the
Memphis Region a better place is most evident.”

John Threadgill - President, Bartlett Area Chamber