Regional Economic Development

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

  • Webinar Briefing: Strengthening Economies in Our Nation’s Coal-Reliant Communities

    Posted on: February 8th, 2018 by Brett Schwartz

    Despite the challenges caused by the decline in the coal industry and its effect on local communities, there is a powerful movement underway across the country as coal-reliant regions seek to change their fortunes through economic diversification.  With funding from...

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  • “CEDS Fundamentals” Webinar Tutorial

    Posted on: January 30th, 2018 by Brett Schwartz

    This tutorial provides an introduction to the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) (http://www NULL.eda NULL.gov/ceds), discusses key elements of the CEDS, and covers information about engagement, implementation, and other resources to support your organization during the CEDS process. This presentation...

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  • Recording Now Available for SWOT and Resilience Webinar

    Posted on: January 18th, 2018 by Brett Schwartz

    A SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) Analysis allows for a region to come together to perform a “status check” and answer the question “Where are we now?” in terms of competitive advantages and disadvantages.  One of the four required sections...

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  • Registration Now Open for March 21 CEDS Workshop

    Posted on: January 11th, 2018 by Brett Schwartz

    Registration is now open for the NADO Research Foundation (http://www NULL.nado NULL.org/)‘s “An Afternoon with the CEDS,” a half-day, interactive training workshop on March 21, 2018 in Arlington, VA immediately following the NADO-DDAA Washington Conference.  At this free workshop,...

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  • “Incorporating Resilience into the CEDS” Webinar Tutorial

    Posted on: January 9th, 2018 by Brett Schwartz

    Resilience planning provides a very workable framework to support building strong and prosperous communities and regions.  This 20-minute webinar lecture covers the ins and outs of economic resilience, what it means, why it matters, and how best to incorporate resilience...

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  • Register for Upcoming Webinar on the SWOT and Resilience

    Posted on: January 5th, 2018 by Brett Schwartz

    A SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) Analysis allows for a region to come together to perform a “status check” and answer the question “Where are we now?” in terms of competitive advantages and disadvantages.  One of the four required sections...

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  • CEDS Spotlight: Southeastern Montana Development Corporation

    Posted on: January 2nd, 2018 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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  • Save the Date for CEDS Training Workshop on March 21

    Posted on: December 13th, 2017 by Brett Schwartz

    The NADO Research Foundation (http://www NULL.nado NULL.org/) is excited to host “An Afternoon with the CEDS,” a half-day, interactive training workshop on March 21, 2018 in Arlington, VA immediately following NADO’s Washington Policy Conference.  At this free workshop, you will...

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  • NADO RF Webinar Provides Data Literacy Training to Support CEDS Planning

    Posted on: December 7th, 2017 by Brett Schwartz

    Accessing, interpreting, and incorporating the right data are some of the most important tasks in writing an effective CEDS. The NADO Research Foundation (http://www NULL.nado NULL.org) and the BlastPoint (https://blastpoint NULL.co/) team delivered a free webinar that explored how big...

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  • 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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