Regional Economic Development

Find resources on economic development planning, engagement, and sample Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) documents.

  • Sign Up Today for CEDS Office Hours

    Posted on: November 7th, 2017 by Brett Schwartz

    Economic development staff from any organization or tribe developing or implementing a CEDS are encouraged to participate in these free 1-on-1 phone calls with Nathan Ohle, executive director of the Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) (https://rcap NULL.org/) and former Senior...

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  • CEDS Spotlight: Mid-Region New Mexico Council of Governments

    Posted on: November 6th, 2017 by Brett Schwartz

    The Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) has the potential to be a true road map that brings together many voices from your region to form a common vision for economic prosperity and resilience.  Through the CEDS Spotlight case studies series,...

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  • Newsletter Archive: Growing Stronger Economies in Our Nation’s Coal Communities

    Posted on: November 1st, 2017 by Brett Schwartz

    This newsletter contains information about economic diversification, funding opportunities, and upcoming events to improve economic development and quality of life in coal communities across the country.

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  • CEDS Spotlight: Southeast Conference

    Posted on: October 18th, 2017 by Brett Schwartz

    The Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) has the potential to be a true road map that brings together many voices from your region to form a common vision for economic prosperity and resilience.  Through the CEDS Spotlight case studies series,...

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  • NADO Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary With a Highly Successful Annual Training Conference in Anchorage

    Posted on: September 22nd, 2017 by Brett Schwartz

    NADO marked its 50th Anniversary by hosting the 2017 Annual Training Conference in Anchorage, AK on September 9 – 12, 2017.  Over 500 attendees, representing 38 states and the District of Columbia, came together to learn, share best practices, network,...

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  • CEDS Resource and Training Archive

    Posted on: August 25th, 2017 by Brett Schwartz

    [Last updated:  September 28, 2017] With the support of the US Economic Development Administration (EDA) (http://www NULL.eda NULL.gov), the NADO Research Foundation (NADO RF) (http://www NULL.nado NULL.org) has launched “Stronger CEDS, Stronger Regions.”  This program will enhance and expand current...

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  • “Resilience: The New Normal” Animated Video

    Posted on: July 19th, 2017 by Brett Schwartz

    The NADO Research Foundation (NADO RF) has created a short, animated video to explain the basic concepts of economic resilience and its connection to regional economic development.  The video was designed for a mix of audiences and to be shared...

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  • CEDS Spotlight Case Studies

    Posted on: June 8th, 2017 by Brett Schwartz

    The Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) is an important opportunity to engage with the US Economic Development Administration and other federal partners to receive infrastructure and technical assistance grants.  However, it should be much more than just a static document...

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  • CEDS Spotlight: Eastern Upper Peninsula Regional Planning & Development Commission

    Posted on: June 8th, 2017 by Brett Schwartz

    The Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) has the potential to be a true road map that brings together many voices from your region to form a common vision for economic prosperity and resilience.  Through the CEDS Spotlight case studies series,...

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  • CEDS Outreach & Communication Materials for EDDs

    Posted on: May 31st, 2017 by Brett Schwartz

    How well is your organization communicating to its stakeholders about what the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) is and how it supports your region?  The most effective CEDS are ones developed with the input, creativity, and enthusiasm of a wide...

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