Given the challenging times our communities are facing, for a second time in 2020, the Minnesota Economic Development Foundation is pleased to announce one thousand dollar ($1,000) grants are available to EDAM Members to cover a portion of the cost to employ an economic development intern.
Internship grants are awarded based on a competitive review process and will be evaluated using the following criteria:
- Employer must spend at least $2,000 on direct intern compensation.
- Quality of the proposed work tasks and exposure to economic development projects.
- Program of supervision and mentorship opportunities.
- Must be an EDAM member to apply for internship grant.
Please visit the Minnesota Economic Development Foundation website to learn more about past recipients and their experiences (www.mnedf.org). Applications will be accepted through the end of the business day on Friday, September 11, 2020. Click here to access the internship grant application. Recipients who are awarded a grant will be notified by no later than September 25, 2020.