On January 17, 2024, the General Policy Board approved the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) 2024 Annual Performance Report (APR) . Preparation of the CEDS and the APRs is required by the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) as part of NEFCO’s Partnership Planning Grant and maintains the agency’s status as an EDA-designated Economic Development District and the … Continued
NEFCO has released its December newsletter.
On July 19, 2023, the NEFCO General Policy Board, with the recommendation of the NEFCO Environmental Resources Technical Advisory Committee, accepted the Portage Lakes Management Plan (PLMP) as a final document, for use in public review meetings and discussion by the partners, as part of seeking community support. Partners may seek endorsements for future more … Continued
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 … Continued
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
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