Organizational Capacity & Professional Development

Here you will find resources for maximizing your organization’s potential both operationally and strategically

  • Incorporating Equity at a Regional Level: Inspiration & Actions

    Posted on: July 18th, 2022 by NADO Admin

    Economic Development Districts (EDDs) and Regional Development Organizations (RDOs) around the country are incorporating principles of diversity, equity and inclusion into their work. This report is the result of interviews with staff at ten organizations, representing just a few of...

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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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  • Protected: NADO ATC 2020 Session Videos

    Posted on: November 25th, 2020 by Austin Barrington

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  • Data Deep Dive Webinar Series Recordings

    Posted on: February 20th, 2020 by Brett Schwartz

    To reach its full potential, a Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) should be grounded in accurate and accessible data that facilitates a region-wide conversation about economic development.  Without a solid understanding of key metrics, trends, demographics, and more, a region...

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  • [Webinar Recording]: Creating CEDS and Other Plans that People Want to Read!

    Posted on: September 20th, 2019 by Brett Schwartz

    This webinar with the NADO Research Foundation and Formation PR + Brand shared tools and techniques that you can use to incorporate eye-catching and informative messaging, design, and imagery into your CEDS and other plans.  During this recording, learn how...

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  • “Moving the CEDS Forward: Communication and Collaboration” Webinar Tutorial

    Posted on: August 21st, 2018 by Brett Schwartz

    After your organization has put so much time and effort into developing the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS), the last thing you want is for no one to know about it! This 20-minute webinar lecture features key strategies and...

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  • CEDS Central

    Posted on: March 9th, 2018 by Brett Schwartz

    CEDS Central is home to the NADO Research Foundation's CEDS training materials, all in one convenient spot. These materials include reports, case studies, videos, webinars, and more on planning, developing, and implementing the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy.

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