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Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge

The Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge brings the public and private sectors together to build on America’s regional strengths and create local jobs in key industries of the future. The jobs and innovation Accelerator Challenge is an important example of how the federal government is working collaboratively and leveraging existing resources to enhance local efforts to build public-private partnerships that support economic growth and job creation.

2012 Rural Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge Deadline May 9, 2012

Advanced Manufacturing Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge
The Advanced Manufacturing Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge was a competitive multi-agency grant process announced in May 2012 to support initiatives that strengthen advanced manufacturing at the local level.

Rural Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge
The Rural Jobs Accelerator Challenge was a national initiative to support rural partnerships that are critical components of the Obama Administration's efforts to support small businesses.

2011

2011 Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge
The inaugural Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge, launched in May 2011, was a multi-agency competition designed to support the advancement of 20 high-growth, regional industry clusters.