The Bangor Region Development Alliance is a public-private partnership offering site location services to businesses and industry interested in the Bangor Region. Its members consist of area communities, non-profit organizations, and business leaders, all speaking with one voice. BRDA helps site-selectors and prospective businesses establish key relationships, coordinate visits, and keep projects on schedule.
The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) works with statewide partners to create a positive business climate that encourages dynamic economic development and sustainable job growth. Under the leadership of Governor John Hickenlooper, we strive to advance the state's economy through financial and technical assistance in support of local and regional economic development activities throughout Colorado.
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation is a public-private partnership serving as the state's lead agency for business growth, attraction and cluster development, talent enhancement, and economic gardening. The Cluster Development Team at MEDC is responsible for strategic facilitation and coordination of industry stakeholders in order to accelerate, enhance and advance cluster opportunities, assets and resources for shared benefit.
LBCCD operates the seventh largest federally-funded and the largest regionally-funded SBDC in the nation. The Los Angeles SBDC Network received $3.5 million in federal funds in 2009, which were matched, dollar for dollar, with state, community or private funds. As a result, business owners in the Los Angeles region, have access to a professional, business assistance program with over $7 million in funding.
Great Plains Development, Inc. (GPDI) provides professional leadership and technical assistance in financing, loan packaging, and business planning to individuals, businesses and government agencies for the purpose of stimulating economic development within our 28 county district. Our resources also include programs that assist our cities and counties with community improvement, housing, and urgent need.
Panhandle Area Council, Inc. (PAC), established in 1972, is an economic development agency organized to aid in diversifying and stabilizing the area's economy. Members of the Council are elected officials from North Idaho Cities and Counties, as well as the Coeur d'Alene and Kootenai Indian Tribes. The Council serves the five northern counties of Idaho: Boundary, Bonner, Kootenai, Benewah and Shoshone.
Services PAC Provides: * Low Interest Loans
* Business Counseling * Government Procurement Assistance
Region XII Council of Governments (COG) was organized in 1973 to assist local governments in Audubon, Carroll, Crawford, Greene, Guthrie, and Sac Counties in western Iowa. Although originally chartered to serve grant-writing and planning needs for the area, the COG has grown into an agency that facilitates multi-community collaboration and development of all types, providing initiatives in the region that are needed and otherwise not provided. Region XII COG has three departments -- Local Assistance, Workforce Development, and Western Iowa Transit System.