Model Documents

  • CEDS 101 Resources

    Posted on: October 26th, 2016 by Carrie Kissel

    During the 2016 NADO Annual Training Conference, Brian Kelsey of Civic Analytics led the CEDS 101 Workshop.  Workshop resources included: Sonoma-Mendocino CEDS Call for Projects Public Notice (PDF) Sonoma-Mendocino CEDS Public Workshop Agenda (PDF) CEDS 101 from nado-web Sonoma-Mendocino ...

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  • June 16 Webinar – The Nuts and Bolts of Designing a Regional Plan

    Posted on: June 11th, 2014 by Brett Schwartz

    It has taken years of coordinated effort and hard work, hours of community outreach and engagement, and countless phone calls, e-mails, and Facebook posts, but your organization and consortium has finally made it – you are ready to design and...

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  • Workshop Materials: Prosperous Places (Salt Lake City, UT)

    Posted on: April 3rd, 2013 by Brett Schwartz

    The Prosperous Places workshop, held March 25-26, 2013 in Salt Lake City, Utah, brought together around 50 HUD Sustainable Communities grantees, experts, and capacity-builders to focus on place-based economic development strategies and scenarios planning.  This event was co-sponsored by NADO ...

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  • Workshop Materials: Implementing a Regional Plan as an Over-arching Economic Development Strategy – Focus on Implementation Strategies and Toolkit

    Posted on: April 3rd, 2013 by Brett Schwartz

    These materials are from the “Implementing a Regional Plan as an Over-arching Economic Development Strategy – Focus on Implementation Strategies and Toolkit” session held at the Prosperous Places workshop in Salt Lake City, March 25-26.  Organized by NADO and Envision...

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  • Workshop Materials: Best Practices in Creating Strong Regional Economic Development Strategies

    Posted on: April 3rd, 2013 by Brett Schwartz

    These materials are from the “Best Practices in Creating Strong Regional Economic Development Strategies” session held at the Prosperous Places workshop in Salt Lake City, March 25-26.  Organized by NADO and Envision Utah (http://www NULL.envisionutah NULL.org/), this workshop brought together...

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  • Workshop Materials: Scenarios Planning 101 and Part 2

    Posted on: April 3rd, 2013 by Brett Schwartz

    These materials are from the “Scenarios Planning 101” and “Scenarios Planning Part 2” breakout sessions held at the Prosperous Places workshop in Salt Lake City, March 25-26, 2013.  Organized by NADO and Envision Utah (http://www NULL.envisionutah NULL.org/), this workshop brought...

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  • Workshop Materials: Regional Visioning Based on Shared Values

    Posted on: April 3rd, 2013 by Brett Schwartz

    These materials are from Robert Grow’s (Envision Utah) opening plenary address “Regional Visioning Based on Shared Values,” given at the Prosperous Places workshop in Salt Lake City, March 25-26, 2013.  Organized by NADO and Envision Utah (http://www NULL.envisionutah NULL.org/), this...

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  • Noteworthy Models and Examples of EDA-funded CEDS

    Posted on: July 13th, 2012 by Matt Black

    During the past 18 months, NADO’s board of directors and staff have been discussing the future of EDA’s Economic Development District (EDD) program and the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) planning framework and product.  This discussion is being driven by...

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  • NADO CEDS Innovation Forum

    Posted on: April 11th, 2011 by NADO Admin

    Thought leaders in regional innovation descended upon Washington, D.C. in January 2011 to share ideas with federal partners and discuss a pathway forward for the nation’s regional development organizations. Click here for a link to Presentation Slides (http://www NULL.slideshare NULL.net/mbellamente/2011-nado-ceds-innovation-forum)....

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