Community Development & Economic Development

Transformative Services for More Resilient Communities
GrantWorks has over 43 years of experience in community development.

Fostering Economically Thriving Communities

For over 44 years, GrantWorks has provided economic and community development programs to make much-needed improvements to local communities. We support projects that drive private investment and create jobs to position your community on a path to economic prosperity.

Our economic development professionals have a combined 50 years of specialized experience at federal, state, and local levels of government. Partner with us to leverage our extensive economic development and grant administration experience to help foster a thriving economy in your community.


Our Economic & Community Development Services include:

  • Technical and management services for full grant project management
  • Project monitoring and compliance
  • Pre-award application consulting
  • Project scope identification and implementation
  • Financial management
  • RFP/RFQ creation and implementation
  • Labor and wage compliance
  • Environmental review

The GrantWorks Difference

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    Economic Development Experts

    Our expert team includes a certified economic developer (CEcD) with 25 years of state, regional, and local experience as the department head, a previous Executive Director of a county Joint Economic & Community Development Board, and a senior advisor with 40+ years’ experience in public service with local governments.
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    44+ Years' Experience in Grant Management

    For over 44 years, GrantWorks has developed into one of the nation’s leaders in grant management services. We’ve successfully managed over $8 billion in assistance to hundreds of our communities.
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    400+ Nationwide Expert Workforce

    With a national workforce of over 400 subject matter experts, our team is equipped to handle virtually any type of grant program. We have successfully assisted over 600 state, county, and city government entities with grant program management services.

Our Economic and Community Development Services

GrantWorks’ Community Development and Economic Development Division offers decades of Federal and State Grant Management, Project Management, and 2 CFR 200 compliance experience to help administer the critical funding needed to drive your economic development projects. We provide in-house grant management services that ensure compliance through program and/or subrecipient monitoring and reporting so you can closeout audit-ready projects with confidence.

Grant Program Management

Our empowered employees and executive team will work with you to make decisions in your best interest, to include guidance on eligible costs and documentation services to assist awardees and subrecipients of eligible expenses.

Subrecipient Management

GrantWorks will act as a point of contact for subrecipients to send and receive updates from the grantee. We can also assist with RFP, RFQ, RFI and/or contract agreement templates that are needed to procure services by the subrecipients.

Financial Guidance

We assist grantees with reporting subrecipient metrics to submit in the grants management system and GRPA. Our expert team also provides support for SF-42 financial reporting, budget amendments, disbursements, and subrecipient invoicing.

Compliance & Project Closeout

We adhere to all Federal 2 CFR 200 compliance measures throughout the life of the grant, including timeline tracking of milestones & administrative and process monitoring.




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