• Our Mission

    At NADO, we promote regional strategies, partnerships and solutions to strengthen the economic competitiveness and quality of life across America’s local communities

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    At NADO, we promote regional strategies, partnerships and solutions to strengthen the economic competitiveness and quality of life across America’s local communities

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  • NADO’s federal advocacy agenda is developed by the active involvement of the association’s policy board and executive directors of the nation’s regional development organizations

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    NADO’s federal advocacy agenda is developed by the active involvement of the association’s policy board and executive directors of the nation’s regional development organizations

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  • Register today for the 2017 NADO on the Hill: Washington Policy Conference, scheduled for March 20-22!

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    Register today for the 2017 NADO on the Hill: Washington Policy Conference, scheduled for March 20-22!

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Featured Publications

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    Regional Wealth Creation Case Studies

    Published: October 6th, 2016

    These case studies feature three regions building multiple forms of wealth, rooting economies in place with local ownership and control of assets, and intentionally including people at the margins of the economy as beneficiaries of economic development work.

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