East Central Planning and Development District (ECPDD), located in Newton, Mississippi, is one of ten PDDs in the State. ECPDD serves nine counties and 31 municipalities, providing a wide range of technical assistance and services to help promote economic growth and to provide better job opportunities for the area. The District assists the towns and counties with economic and community development efforts, with emphasis on planning, developing and coordinating local and regional projects and programs; interpretation of federal and state regulations and guidelines; preparation of grant applications; and project and program administration. ECPDD is designated an Economic Development District by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration, a Local Development District by the Appalachian Regional Commission, and was appointed an official regional planning organization by the State of Mississippi. The District is also the Area Agency on Aging, a State Data Center Affiliate and serves as planning staff for the Workforce Investment Act (WIA). In addition, the District operates Revolving Loan Fund Programs to assist new and expanding businesses and industries.
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P. O. Box 489
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