Articles by: Brett Schwartz

  • NADO and NADO Research Foundation Release 2020 Annual Report

    Posted on: January 22nd, 2021 by Brett Schwartz

    NADO has released its 2020 Annual Report (PDF) which provides an overview of the key priorities, goals, and projects that NADO and the NADO Research Foundation have prioritized throughout 2020, as well as the association’s key accomplishments. Despite the unique...

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  • NADO RF Part of Nuclear Closure Communities Technical Assistance Program

    Posted on: January 19th, 2021 by Brett Schwartz

    Nearly 20 nuclear power sites have been or are currently being decommissioned across the country and between five and ten additional plants could close within the next five years. The small or rural communities that host these sites will face...

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  • Congratulations to the 2020 NADO Photo Contest Winners

    Posted on: October 11th, 2020 by Brett Schwartz

    Congratulations to the 2020 NADO Photo Contest winners and runners-up!  This year, nearly 120 images were submitted from members across the country that demonstrated what makes their regions great places to live, work, and play.  Images were judged in five...

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  • Congratulations to the 2020 NADO Impact Award Recipients

    Posted on: August 26th, 2020 by Brett Schwartz

    NADO Announces the 2020 Impact Awards Congratulations to the 2020 Aliceann Wohlbruck NADO Impact Awards recipients!  The Impact Awards program honors NADO members for their creative approaches to advancing regional economic development and improved quality of life.  These projects have...

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  • Alaska’s Mariculture Industry: Creating New Opportunities for Prosperity and Resilience

    Posted on: August 13th, 2020 by Brett Schwartz

    Mariculture offers promising economic and environmental benefits for coastal communities throughout Alaska (Photo credit: Lia Heifetz, Barnacle Foods) Though the word ‘mariculture’ may not be a common term for many people, especially those living inland, it has come to signify...

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  • Announcing the 2020 NADO Photo Contest

    Posted on: August 6th, 2020 by Brett Schwartz

    The National Association of Development Organizations is pleased to launch the 2019 NADO Photo Contest, taking place August 7 – September 10, 2020.  The contest is an opportunity for our member organizations to tell the story of their regions through...

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  • Summertime with the CEDS

    Posted on: June 3rd, 2020 by Brett Schwartz

    The sun has set on the NADO Research Foundation’s 2020 Summertime with the CEDS, but all of the recordings from the webinars are available on-demand for viewing anytime below, as well as links to case studies and other materials to...

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  • [Webinar Recording]: EDA Cares Act Funding

    Posted on: May 20th, 2020 by Brett Schwartz

    On May 19, 2020, the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) (http://www NULL.nado NULL.org) and officials from the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA) (http://www NULL.eda NULL.gov) hosted a webinar to share information about the $1.5 billion in...

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  • [Webinar Recording]: The Long and Winding Road to Economic Recovery

    Posted on: May 19th, 2020 by Brett Schwartz

    Much uncertainty lies ahead as communities and regions begin to recover from the economic shock of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Though there is no playbook for this current situation, lessons learned from other long-term recovery efforts can serve as a foundation...

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  • Apply for a 2020 NADO Impact Award

    Posted on: May 11th, 2020 by Brett Schwartz

    Before beginning your application, please read the rules and eligibility requirements here. Please note: This application cannot be saved and returned to at a later date.  It is recommended that you type out your responses in a word processor...

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