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NEFCO General Policy Board approves Economic Recovery & Resiliency Plan

On July 20, 2022, the NEFCO General Policy Board approved the Economic Recovery and Resiliency (ER&R) Plan. NEFCO received a CARES Act recovery assistance grant in July 2020 from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) to work with communities and organizations in Portage, Stark, Summit, and Wayne Counties to develop a comprehensive economic recovery and resiliency … Continued

NEFCO General Policy Board approves CEDS 2022 Annual Performance Report

On January 19, 2022, the NEFCO General Policy Board approved the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) 2022 Annual Performance Report. The 2022 Annual Performance Report provides an update on the region’s economic conditions and priorities, evaluates the NEFCO region’s progress on the goals and objectives contained in the 2018 CEDS Update, and details significant events … Continued

EDA CARES Act Recovery Assistance

Available Grants Applications are now being accepted for the Economic Development Administration (EDA) Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Recovery Assistance grant program. $1.5 billion is available for economic development assistance programs to help communities prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus. All areas are eligible, and grants provide up to 80% funding. … Continued

NEFCO awarded $400,000 EDA CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant

Grant Awarded The Northeast Ohio Four County Regional Planning and Development Organization (NEFCO) has been awarded a $400,000 CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration. The EDA had invited Economic Development Districts like NEFCO to apply for supplemental funding to help respond to the coronavirus pandemic by providing regional economic disaster … Continued

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