Browse by Tag: Sustainable Regions

  • Organizational Toolkit for State Associations of Regional Councils Now Available

    Posted on: January 28th, 2014 by kshoop

    The Iowa Association of Regional Councils (IARC) recently published the Organizational Toolkit for State Associations of Regional Councils. This Publication was supported by EDA’s Denver Regional Office (grant # 05-06-051); IARC partnered with NADO to provide the toolkit content.

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  • EPA Offers Free Technical Assistance on Smart Growth Approaches

    Posted on: October 9th, 2012 by NADO Admin

    On September 20, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that the Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities program will be offering free technical assistance to communities interested in implementing smart growth approaches. The program provides quick, targeted technical assistance using...

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  • Livable Regions and Communities in Appalachia

    Posted on: August 22nd, 2012 by Kathy Nothstine

    The Appalachian Regional Commission (http://www NULL.arc NULL.asp) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Sustainable Communities (http://www NULL.epa NULL.htm), in partnership with the NADO Research Foundation, the Development District Association of Appalachia (http://www NULL.ddaa-ldd, and USDA...

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  • Federal Resource Guide of Programs to Assist Rural Communities Now Available

    Posted on: July 23rd, 2012 by NADO Admin

    A collaborative effort of U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the “Federal Resources Guide for Sustainable Rural Communities” highlights federal resources that rural communities can...

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  • Regional Resilience

    Posted on: April 17th, 2012 by Matt Black

    The Rural Policy Research Institute (RUPRI) Rural Futures Lab™ and the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) Research Foundation Release New Report on Assessing Current Policy and Practice Relating to Regional Resilience The NADO Research Foundation is pleased to announce...

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  • NADO Analysis of the President’s FY13 Budget

    Posted on: February 16th, 2012 by Matthew Chase

    NADO released its annual in-depth analysis of the President’s FY2013 federal budget blueprint.  A copy of the written summary, with accompanying budget chart, was emailed to the full membership.  In addition, the association hosted a members-only webinar today to discuss...

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  • EPA Smart Growth Implementation Assistance Program

    Posted on: October 6th, 2011 by Kathy Nothstine

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is currently accepting letters of interest for the Smart Growth Implementation Assistance (SGIA) program.  The SGIA program is an annual, competitive solicitation open to state, local, regional, and tribal governments (and non-profits that have...

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  • Regional Food Systems Infrastructure

    Posted on: October 5th, 2011 by Kathy Nothstine

    Regional Food Systems Infrastructure (PDF) Many regional development organizations (RDOs) and councils of governments are exploring how they can support regional food systems infrastructure. In recent years, an emphasis on eating locally grown food has flourished as many Americans have...

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  • 2011 NADO Regional Sustainable Forum

    Posted on: July 22nd, 2011 by Matthew Chase

    On July 25, 2011, the NADO Research Foundation is sponsoring a peer exchange, 2011 Regional Sustainable Development Forum: Building Resilient Regions, at the office of the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) in Kansas City, Missouri. Combined file of all forum presentations ...

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  • Rural-Urban Connections in the Sacramento Region

    Posted on: July 12th, 2011 by Kathy Nothstine

    To view a recording of the webinar, click here. (http://www NULL.ruraltransportation NULL.wmv) On Tuesday, July 12, NADO Research Foundation sponsored “Rural-Urban Connections in the Sacramento Region,” a webinar exploring how the Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) is addressing...

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