CEDS Resource Library

Report Analysis, Content and Design

We’ve created 7 key categories and have identified what we are calling “exemplars” of the CEDS within each EDA region. Click on the header to explore each of the categories and the CEDS exemplars within each.

Who is part of the CEDS constituency?

EDD exemplars State CEDS year Region number Regional office
East Central Florida Regional Planning Council FL 2015 1 Atlanta
West Central Arkansas Planning and Development District AR 2014 2 Austin
East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission WI 2013 3 Chicago
Southeast Nebraska Development District NE 2012 4 Denver
Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance PA 2013 5 Philadelphia
Oregon Cascades West Council of Governments OR 2010 6 Seattle

 

Who are we? What do we do? What do we make? What resources do we have?

EDD exemplars State CEDS year Region number Regional office
Albemarle Regional Planning Commission NC 2012 1 Atlanta
South Central Planning and Development Commission LA 2012 2 Austin
Southeastern Indiana Regional Planning Commission IN 2015 3 Chicago
MO-KAN Regional Council KS 2014 4 Denver
Southeastern Connecticut Enterprise Region Corporation CT 2011 5 Philadelphia
Southeast Washington Economic Development Association WA 2013 6 Seattle

 

How do the region's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats serve as guideposts for charting a path for the future?

EDD exemplars State CEDS year Region number Regional office
Three Rivers Regional Commission GA 2012 1 Atlanta
Southwest New Mexico Council of Governments NM 2010 2 Austin
Western Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Regional Commission MI 2011 3 Chicago
Southwest Iowa Planning Council IA 2015 4 Denver
SEDA-Council of Governments PA 2015 5 Philadelphia
Southeast Conference AK 2011 6 Seattle

 

Where does the region want to go and how will it get there?

EDD exemplars State CEDS year Region number Regional office
Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments SC 2012 1 Atlanta
Coordinating & Development Corporation LA 2013 2 Austin
Greater Wabash Regional Planning and Development Commission IL 2011 3 Chicago
Northwest Colorado Council of Governments/EDD  CO 2011 4 Denver
Genesee Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council NY 2014 5 Philadelphia
Greater Eastern Oregon Development Corporation OR 2014 6 Seattle

 

How will you know if you are on-course or off-track?

EDD exemplars State CEDS year Region number Regional office
Southeastern Economic Development Commission NC 2012 1 Atlanta
Heart of Texas Council of Governments TX 2013 2 Austin
West Central Initiative MN 2011 3 Chicago
Siouxland Interstate Metropolitan Planning Council IA/NE 2015 4 Denver
Central Connecticut EDD CT 2011 5 Philadelphia
Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Council of Governments WA 2014 6 Seattle

 

What is the region's ability to avoid, withstand and recover from economic shocks?

EDD exemplars State CEDS year Region number Regional office
Northeast Florida Regional Council FL 2014 1 Atlanta
Heart of Texas Council of Governments TX 2013 2 Austin
Region 5 Development Commission MN 2015 3 Chicago
Northern Rocky Mountain Economic Development District MT 2012 4 Denver
New River Valley Planning District Commission VA 2015 5 Philadelphia
Yuba-Sutter Economic Development Corporation CA 2015 6 Seattle

 

How readable is the report?

EDD exemplars State CEDS year Region number Regional office
North Central Florida Regional Planning Council FL 2012 1 Atlanta
South Western Oklahoma Development Authority OK 2014 2 Austin
Region 5 Development Commission MN 2015 3 Chicago
Six County Economic Development District UT 2014 4 Denver
Merrimack Valley Planning Commission MA 2013 5 Philadelphia
Panhandle Area Council, Inc. ID 2014 6 Seattle