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  • [Webinar Recording]: EDA Cares Act Funding

    Posted on: May 20th, 2020 by Brett Schwartz

    On May 19, 2020, the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) and officials from the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA) hosted a webinar to share information about the $1.5 billion in supplemental funding that EDA received in the...

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  • [Webinar Recording]: The Long and Winding Road to Economic Recovery

    Posted on: May 19th, 2020 by Brett Schwartz

    Much uncertainty lies ahead as communities and regions begin to recover from the economic shock of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Though there is no playbook for this current situation, lessons learned from other long-term recovery efforts can serve as a foundation...

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  • Rural Wealth Creation Webinar 5/4: COVID-19 Response and Recovery

    Posted on: April 28th, 2020 by Carrie Kissel

    On May 4, 2020, form 12 – 1:30 p.m. ET, the WealthWorks rural wealth creation network will held a peer learning webinar focused on Supporting Local Economies During and After Pandemic Response. Attendees learned the basics of rural wealth creation as...

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  • RDO COVID-19 Resource Center

    Posted on: March 20th, 2020 by Brett Schwartz

    (Last updated February 12, 2021) As we adjust to life with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, NADO and NADO Research Foundation staff are working to advocate on your behalf, connect you with each other, and collect the latest information and best...

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  • “CEDS in Action” Case Studies Series

    Posted on: March 13th, 2020 by Brett Schwartz

    The goal of the CEDS process is not just to create an accessible, well-researched, and engaging planning document – though that’s really important!  It is ultimately meant to encourage action and create the space for impactful initiatives to emerge that meet the...

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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]: CEDS Content Guidelines Update for Opportunity Zones

    Posted on: February 12th, 2020 by Brett Schwartz

    In January 2020, the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) updated its Comprehensive Economic Development Strategies (CEDS) Content Guidelines to help communities across America maximize their ability to attract investment to Opportunity Zones. These new recommendations outline how communities can further...

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  • [Webinar Recording]: Lessons Learned from Coal Communities Across The Country

    Posted on: November 22nd, 2019 by Brett Schwartz

    As communities and regions across the country address the impacts caused by the downturn in the coal industry, places that are actively pursuing economic diversification opportunities have become better positioned to take on the challenges that lie ahead. This recording...

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  • NADO Releases Its 2020-2024 Strategic Plan

    Posted on: October 20th, 2019 by Carrie Kissel

    In 2019, the NADO Board of Directors adopted a Strategic Action Plan for 2020 - 2024 for NADO and the NADO Research Foundation. The plan is based on NADO member input from surveys, board meetings, 2018 Annual Training Conference, and 2019 Washington Conference.

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  • Congratulations to the 2019 NADO Photo Contest Winners

    Posted on: October 7th, 2019 by Brett Schwartz

    Congratulations to the 2019 NADO Photo Contest winners and runners-up!  This year, nearly 150 images were submitted from members across the country that demonstrated what makes their regions great places to live, work, and play.  Images were judged in four categories:...

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