Monthly Archives: February 2011

Webinars: Alternative Transportation Held, Social Media Scheduled

On February 15, the NADO Research Foundation and RPO America held the webinar “Rural and Small Metro Alternative Transportation Practices,” which was attended by over 200 people.  The webinar showcased the efforts of two NADO 2010 Trailblazer Award winners, the...

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Organizational Capacity

Running an organization requires leadership and strategic foresight. At a more basic level, it requires an understanding of employee morale, financial statements and how to market your organization to stakeholders. Below you will find resources for maximizing your organization’s potential...

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Posted in Leadership & Governance, Marketing & Communications, Organizational Capacity & Professional Development |

State Associations

Statewide associations play an important role in strengthening the organizational capacity of the nation’s regional councils and regional development organizations. This section contains information about state associations, samples of statewide impact reports and other resource materials. State Associations of Regional...

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Publications

The NADO Research Foundation regularly publishes special reports, resource guides and best practice toolkits geared towards regional planning and development organizations and economic development practitioners. Visit this section to access recent reports covering topics such as regional transportation planning, post-disaster...

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RDO Operations

Rather than re-invent operating manuals and documents, NADO members can tap into examples from their peers that can be replicated to meet their organization’s unique and specific needs. This section contains actual documents from regional councils around the nation. If...

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Posted in Leadership & Governance, Organizational Capacity & Professional Development |

NADO Grassroots Guide

The NADO publication, “All Politics Is Local: A Guide to Grassroots Action” features sections on communicating with members of Congress, using the media to influence policy and understanding the different roles of congressional staff. It highlights key points in the...

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