Update on the NSF Regional Innovation Engines

NSF will host a webinar to present the NSF Regional Innovation Engines initiative.  The NSF Engines program will provide up to $160 million to each Regional Engine for up to 10 years to support the development of diverse regional coalitions to engage in use-inspired research and development, translation of innovation to society, and workforce development — with the goal of […]

Statewide Planning Grants: Overcoming Roadblocks

Please join us for this webinar on overcoming project roadblocks for grantees of the EDA Statewide Planning Grants. Many states have faced significant challenges when implementing their statewide planning grants, this webinar features two presentations delving into navigating various roadblocks. Learn how to overcome challenges in this and future EDA projects! Presenters: Patricia Gentile, Atlantic […]

State Strategies for Successful Rural Projects

You can access the recording here. You can access the presentation slides here (forthcoming). Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: State Strategies for Successful Rural Development Projects. Learn how state economic development leaders are working with local partners to win and implement impactful rural development projects. Hear about strategies for leveraging federal funding opportunities and […]

Statewide Planning Grant Resiliency Webinar

Join EDA Statewide Planning Grant recipients for the final topical webinar surrounding grant activities, focused on projects related to economic recovery and resiliency. CREC will present findings from research on the Statewide Planning Grants related to resiliency efforts. The Federated States of Micronesia will share how the funds were used to address an ongoing health […]

How CREC’s Issue Briefs Can Help Strategic Alignment

Click here for the Webinar recording and here for the presentation slides. Strategic alignment sounds great, but some examples would be great! Good news – CREC has just published nine issue briefs to help states and EDDs see some real-life examples of how alignment has made a difference. Interested in an overview of these new […]

Statewide Planning Grant Topical Webinar: Industry and Supply Chain

Join fellow EDA Statewide Planning Grant recipients as they discuss their activities related to industry and supply chain. New Jersey focused their work on the aviation industry, and will share on their five projects, including supply chain developments and improvements on an air cargo facility at the Atlantic City airport. Wisconsin will share their story […]

State Energy Financing: A Conversation with LPO and IWG

You can access the presentation slides here. Please join the SEDE Network for this webinar on state energy financing and federal programming. We will host two presenters, Hans Reimer, Senior consultant and state and local outreach lead at DOE’s Loan Programs Office (LPO) and Brian Anderson, Executive Director, The Interagency Working Group (IWG) on Coal […]

Aligning Strategies: Lessons from Six States (2 of 2 Webinars)

Recording can be found here. Slides can be found here. Strategy alignment is essential in the fragmented world of economic development. Join us for two webinars to learn how teams from six states have driven toward improved alignment between economic development districts and state economic development agencies through a policy academy process guided by the […]

Aligning Strategies: Lessons from Six States (1 of 2 Webinars)

Recording can be found here. Slides can be found here. Strategy alignment is essential in the fragmented world of economic development. Join us for two webinars to learn how teams from six states have driven toward improved alignment between economic development districts and state economic development agencies through a policy academy process guided by the […]

National State Planning Grant Webinar

For the webinar recording, click here. For a copy of the presentation slides, click here. Webinar description: Please join CREC on January 11th at 3:00 pm EST for the national State Planning Grant project update! At this webinar, we will present findings based on a comprehensive survey and detailed interviews with each State Planning Grant […]