Northeast Ohio Four County Regional Planning and Development Organization

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NEFCO’s regional economic development planning program encompasses many different activities.  Staff is involved in various projects that address land-use planning, economic strategy and adjustment, comprehensive planning, brownfields, unemployment trends, and Census updates.

Committees or groups that NEFCO staff members currently serve on include:


NEFCO has over 40 years of experience as a regional economic development agency, having been designated by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration as an Economic Development District in 1978.  Eligibility for federal grants from the Economic Development Administration is maintained through NEFCO’s annual update of the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy.



Past Activities