The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) is a private/public partnership established in 1983, committed to adding quality jobs to the region by recruiting new companies, supporting the success of existing companies, and assisting newly forming companies, to diversify the economy and have a positive impact on the quality of life in Greater Reno-Sparks.
The Southern Oklahoma Development Association (SODA) is a regional council of local governments representing 63 incorporated cities and towns, 10 counties, and 10 soil conservation districts. The primary role of SODA is to provide a technical staff that is capable of providing sound advice to its members and to work for coordination of various planning and infrastructural and service needs among the various counties, cities and towns and conservation districts that hold membership in SODA.
SODA was incorporated in the State of Oklahoma in July, 1957 and is classified by the IRS as a publicly-supported organization that is exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(3). Pursuant to the Inter-Local Cooperation Act the counties of Atoka, Bryan, Carter, Coal, Garvin, Johnston, Love, Marshall, Murray and Pontotoc formed the Southern Oklahoma Development Association by written agreement effective January 1, 1967.
SODA was one of the first three organizations to be designated by the U.S. Economic Development Association as an Economic Development District. It was designated on February 2, 1967. In 1971, SODA was appointed by Executive Order from the Governor of the State of Oklahoma as a Sub-State Planning District to enable governmental entities in south-central Oklahoma to better provide services, assistance and information to their citizens.
SODA receives funds through the Oklahoma Department of Commerce to coordinate rural economic development programs and the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture to coordinate a district-wide Rural Fire Defense program. SODA is also designated as the Area Agency on Aging, which provides senior citizens in the 10-county region with services such as nutrition, transportation, legal counsel, outreach, etc.
The Will County Center for Economic Development (CED) is a 501(c)6 not-for-profit development corporation established in 1981. The core mission of the CED is assisting in the retention, expansion, and recruitment of business and industry to Will County, Illinois.
The CED serves as the primary point of contact for Will County when seeking information on available sites and buildings, population and labor force statistics, business assistance and incentive programs, local government entitlements and major new developments in the region.
The North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission is a Pennsylvania nonprofit corporation and designated as a 501a (c)(3) organization under the Internal Revenue Code (IRS). North Central is identified as a premier regional development organization that delivers a wide range of economic, community, infrastructure, human services, and technology programs for Cameron, Clearfield, Elk, Jefferson, McKean, and Potter Counties.