Articles by: NADO Admin

  • Solsmart: A Regional Approach to Solar Energy Adoption Webinar + Report

    Posted on: April 12th, 2022 by NADO Admin

    On March 30, 2022, the NADO Research Foundation, the National Association of Regional Councils, and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council hosted a discussion with three Regional Development Organizations that have been involved in SolSmart’s Regional Organization Pathway Program...

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  • National EDD Leadership Capacity Building Initiative Resource Page

    Posted on: November 8th, 2021 by NADO Admin

    In support of Stronger Districts, Stronger Regions, a National Economic Development District (EDD) Leadership Capacity Building Initiative, the following materials have been gathered on various subjects to assist current and rising executive directors, RDO Board Members, and RDO staff. The...

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  • Leadership & Governance

    Posted on: November 8th, 2021 by NADO Admin

    RDO 101 for Board Members John Metcalf, NADO Annual Training Conference 2018: Being An Effective Board Member Designed for board members and executive directors, this presentation outlines basic elements for a fully engaged and effective board of directors. It examines...

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  • Marketing & Communications

    Posted on: November 8th, 2021 by NADO Admin

    Social Media NADO Professional Development Webinar Series 2018: Social Media Basics for RDOs Social media: just what is it and does it have a place within an RDO’s communications strategy?  Once considered an electronic suite of tools to share information...

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  • Project Development & Management

    Posted on: November 8th, 2021 by NADO Admin

    2 CFR 200 Bob Lloyd, NADO Annual Training Conference 2020: OMB’s Revisions to 2 CFR 200- What’s Changed and What You Need to Do About It The revisions took effect on November 12, 2020. OMB also rolled out the 2020...

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  • Organizational Sustainability Resources

    Posted on: November 8th, 2021 by NADO Admin

    EDD/RDO 101 for New Hires NADO Annual Training Conference 2018: Running An Effective EDO: Strategies for New (and soon to be) Executive Directors The turnover rate in RDO executive directors continues to roll along, and much of the turnover is...

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  • Advocacy

    Posted on: November 8th, 2021 by NADO Admin

    2022 NADO Legislative Resources Advocacy Resources NADO EDA Resources  EDA Partnership Planning Grants FY23 Fact Sheet  NADO EDA Reauthorization Priorities – February 2022 NADO EDA Slide Deck – Congressional Action Needed  NADO EDA Partnership Planning FY23 Template Letter to Congress...

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  • NADO Releases 2020-2024 Strategic Plan Progress Report

    Posted on: October 18th, 2021 by NADO Admin

    NADO and the NADO Research Foundation released a progress report on the 2020-2024 Strategic Plan on October 18, 2021. The progress report includes milestone updates for the six-pillar action plan. The progress report is available as a PowerPoint or PDF....

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  • Resources & Information about U.S. EDA’s American Rescue Plan Funding

    Posted on: August 3rd, 2021 by NADO Admin

    On Thursday July 22, the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA) announced the release of the Notice of Funding Opportunities (NOFOs) that will guide the administration of the $3 billion in supplemental funding that EDA received through the...

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  • Supporting Rural Community Vitality: The Freshwater Coast Rural Entrepreneurship Alliance

    Posted on: July 13th, 2021 by NADO Admin

    Guest post written by Wilder Ferreira Clemson Cooperative Extension, Agribusiness Program Team, [email protected] A sustainable rural development project should educate students – the next generation of farmers, ranchers, business innovators, and landowners – about entrepreneurship opportunities available to them. A...

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