Browse by Tag: sustainable communities

  • Lessons from the Storm: Case Studies on Economic Recovery and Resilience

    Posted on: March 16th, 2015 by Megan McConville

    This case study series highlights how regional development organizations have used 2008 disaster recovery funds from EDA to address the impacts of natural disasters, become more resilient to future events, and increase long-term economic competitiveness and quality of life in their regions.

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  • Upcoming NADO Research Foundation and Tennessee Regions’ Roundtable Webinar to Cover Best Practices in Community and Economic Development

    Posted on: March 28th, 2014 by Brett Schwartz

    The Tennessee Regions’ Roundtable Network (http://www NULL.tnregionsroundtable NULL.org/), with support from the NADO Research Foundation, has recently released a new publication, “Navigating our Future:  Best Practices Case Studies from the Tennessee Regions’ Roundtable Network.”  Join us for a webinar...

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  • Navigating Our Future: Best Practices Case Studies from the Tennessee Regions’ Roundtable Network

    Posted on: February 19th, 2014 by Brett Schwartz

    This new publication from the Tennessee Regions’ Roundtable, sponsored by the NADO Research Foundation, highlights innovative community and economic development projects being implemented throughout Tennessee.

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  • Growing Stronger in the Delta: Event Materials

    Posted on: June 17th, 2013 by Brett Schwartz

    On June 11-12, 2013, the National Association of Development Organizations, in conjunction with the National Association of Counties (http://www NULL.naco NULL.org), the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (http://www NULL.hud NULL.gov), and the Delta Regional Authority (http://www NULL.dra...

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  • Upcoming Webinar: Building Vibrant Local Economies: Connecting Regional Food Systems

    Posted on: June 13th, 2013 by NADO Admin

    County and regional leaders are integrating food systems into economic development plans. These efforts are promoting economic growth that is connected to local agriculture. Join the National Association of Counties (NACo) for a free webinar on June 20 from 2:00-3:15...

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  • Youth with a Voice (Biddeford, Maine)

    Posted on: April 29th, 2013 by Brett Schwartz

    Biddeford’s youth, including Victoria Eon pictured here at the city’s mills, have been an instrumental part of the city’s community development planning efforts. (Photo credit: Victoria Eon) Biddeford, Maine’s 2011 Downtown Master Plan (http://www NULL.heartofbiddeford NULL.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/10-329-Draft-Report-Revised-2-8-121 NULL.pdf) includes the words...

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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: Rural Poverty and Equitable Development

    Posted on: April 3rd, 2013 by Brett Schwartz

    These materials are from the “Rural Poverty and Equitable Development” 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 around 50 HUD Sustainable...

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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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