The 2023 Regional CEDS Committee represents the principal economic interests of the NEFCO region.
- City of Akron
- City of Canton
- City of Kent
- City of Wooster
- Portage County
- Stark County
- Summit County
- Wayne County
- Barberton Community Development Corporation
- Greater Akron Chamber
- JumpStart, Inc.
- Ohio Agricultural Research & Development Center
- Portage Development Board
- Stark Economic Development Board
- Wayne Economic Development Council
In addition to NEFCO’s dues-paying members, the following are economic development funding partners of NEFCO:
The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA), a bureau within the U.S. Department of Commerce funds NEFCO’s economic development planning activities. For a comprehensive list of EDA funding opportunities please visit – EDA Grants
Every year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awards more than $4 billion in funding to protect human health and the environment. Please visit EPA Grants for additional information.