• 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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  • Registration is now open for the virtual 2020 NADO Annual Training Conference, scheduled for October 20-22

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    Registration is now open for the virtual 2020 NADO Annual Training Conference, scheduled for October 20-22

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Featured Publications

  • NADO Publication

    Equity Resources for Economic Development & Planning

    Published: July 15th, 2020

    This page represents the collection of resources and practices related to equity and inclusion gathered and shared in response to member requests, as well as other resources shared with NADO by federal agencies and other partners. RDOs, their leadership, their...

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  • Decorative

    NADO Releases Its 2020-2024 Strategic Plan

    Published: October 20th, 2019

    In 2019, the NADO Board of Directors adopted a Strategic Action Plan for 2020 - 2024 for NADO and the NADO Research Foundation. The plan is based on NADO member input from surveys, board meetings, 2018 Annual Training Conference, and 2019 Washington Conference.

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