Wealth creation is an approach to economic development that connects a region’s assets to market demand in ways that build rooted wealth for local people, places and firms. It brings together a range of public, private and non-profit sector partners who have self- interest in the outcomes and an openness to discovering shared or common interests.
This webinar briefing provides an update on the status of the national network of Economic Development Districts (EDDs) and information about the updated CEDS Content Guidelines featuring equity, climate resilience, and workforce development
The needs and priorities of the US economy have evolved quickly in the last several years, and the Economic Development Administration has responded with new
Regional Development Organizations (RDOs) across the country are planning for the expansion of broadband internet service to meet the growing needs of employers, businesses,
Metropolitan and rural America are highly connected and interdependent. To succeed, metropolitan America needs a healthy and sustainable rural economy and culture, and in turn rural America needs vibrant, well-functioning cities and suburbs to thrive and flourish.
This report from the NADO Research Foundation, written with the support of the Delta Regional Authority (DRA), explores how the 23 southernmost counties in Illinois collaborated
Leveling the E-Field: Local Development Districts Promote Forward-Thinking Investments in Appalachia’s Broadband Communications
With technical assistance from NADO, the Development District Association of Appalachia has published this report, which highlights how partnerships between the Appalachian Regional Commission, local