13 CFR 313.3 - Overview of Community Trade Adjustment Assistance.
The Community TAA Program is designed to assist Communities impacted by trade to adjust to that impact. The Community TAA Program will be administered in accordance with the following process:
(a) Determination of eligibility. First, EDA must make an affirmative determination that the Community is impacted by trade in accordance with § 313.4.
(b) Provision of technical assistance. After an affirmative determination is made, EDA will provide the Impacted Community with technical assistance in accordance with § 313.5.
(c) Strategic Plan development. An Impacted Community that intends to apply for an implementation grant in accordance with § 313.7 must develop, in accordance with § 313.6, an EDA-approved Strategic Plan.
(d) Implementation grant. In accordance with § 313.7, EDA may award an implementation grant to assist an Impacted Community in carrying out a project or program included in a Strategic Plan.