2016 NC Tomorrow Summit

The 2016 NC Tomorrow Summit will be held April 18 and 19 and offer best practices, case studies and skill-building workshops for helping North Carolina Leaders build communities for tomorrow’s jobs. Elected officials, city and county managers, community and business leaders, local and regional planners, and regional economic developers are encouraged to attend the two-day…

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Apply Now for the Rural Economic Development Institute 2016

Applications are now being accepted for the NC Rural Center’s 2016 Rural Economic Development Institute. The nine day leadership development course will be held March 22-24, April 19-21 and May 24-26 in Raleigh. Since 1989, more than 1,000 rural leaders have participated in this signature leadership program that provides intensive rural community economic development training.…

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Kudos for CCOG’s 2015 Annual Conference

“It’s helping me become a better elected official.” “Fantastic!” “I came away with ideas my community can use.” “Outstanding.” “I met great people, connected with other communities.” “I’m blown away.” “It was time well spent.” These are just some of the reactions of elected officials and managers attending the 2nd annual Creative Solutions for Thriving…

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Centralina WDB-Business Services Representative

A Business Services Representative is needed to assist in providing service offerings from the Centralina Workforce Development Board to the businesses and industries in the region. Work includes providing collective business engagement services and outreach with multiple workforce partners in the region; marketing services offered by the Centralina Workforce Development Board and NCWorks system to…

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Centralina WDB-Business Services Leader

The Centralina Workforce Development Board seeks a Business Services Leader to develop working relationships with the business community and with workforce, economic development, education, and community partners. The Business Services Leader will be responsible for assessing needs and delivering quality services that helps to add value to the success of local employers to find and…

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Notice of Funding Availability: Mecklenburg County

Mecklenburg County Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) FY 2017 Notice of Funding Availability   Mecklenburg County is preparing for its FY 2016-2017 Community Development Block Grant Program Annual Action Plan and Funding Allocation.  As an Entitlement County it anticipates receiving approximately $674,000 in CDBG funding beginning July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  CDBG funding…

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Mecklenburg County CDBG- Public Comment Period

PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD Mecklenburg County Community Development Block Grant FY 2016-2020 Consolidated Plan and 2015 AAP JANUARY 30, 2016      Mecklenburg County is soliciting public comments on the FY16-20 Consolidated Plan and 2015 Annual Action Plan Amendment #1. The Annual Action Plan (AAP) is a part of Mecklenburg County’s Five Year Consolidated Plan.    …

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