Economic Gateway http://www.ncdsinc.net National Community Development Services, Inc. News RSS Feed Sat, 25 Feb 2017 06:15:48 -0800 en-us Adding jobs and growth to Mobile, Alabama http://www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news/?item=10285 www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 There is a new CEO for the Mobile Chamber of Commerce. His name is Bill Sisson and he is looking for to helping his beloved Mobile continue to thrive. In an interview, Sisson stated about his three... Improving Clarksville Tennessee by promoting economic growth http://www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news/?item=10283 www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The value of a well-funded, not for profit organization that is dedicated to funding growth in an area is priceless. Aspire Clarksville and the Clarksville Partnership work closely to help the area. ... Jackson County's JAC3 Program celebrates its 'pioneer' graduates http://www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news/?item=10466 www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Jackson-area high school seniors had one week to decide if they wanted to participate in a three-year precision machining and welding program. Only, they would have to complete it in two years. And... Supporting Joplin Regional Partnership to keep Missouri working http://www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news/?item=10282 www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 In 2009, National Community Development Services (NCDS) assisted with the funding of Joplin Regional Prosperity Initiative. This group worked to develop greater economic development in the city and su... Need for workers sparks broad plan http://www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news/?item=10436 www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Two overlapping circles symbolize the Sioux Falls area’s new approach to addressing its need to grow and develop a workforce. One circle represents talent attraction and retention. The oth... Neighborhood revitalization in Birmingham, Alabama at its finest. http://www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news/?item=9875 www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Revitalizing a neighborhood provides more than fresh paint and lifted spirits. It creates new jobs, better education for children and safer streets for everyone. The Woodlawn Foundation has raised ... Jonesboro Unlimited (AR) Launch $3.7 Million Fund Drive to Attract Jobs http://www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news/?item=10218 www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Jonesboro Unlimited on Thursday launched a $3.7 million fund drive aimed at creating thousands of high-paying jobs Thursday. Click here to view PDF release. ... East Kentucky is growing with 70 new jobs http://www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news/?item=9874 www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Once failing Logan Corporation’s mining facility will be moved to a new, larger facility because of assistance from the new One East Kentucky organization. This non-profit entity is dedicated to... Tacoma, Washington has revitalized their economy http://www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news/?item=9873 www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Economic Development Board of Tacoma-Pierce County (EDB), a non-profit organization, has once again come through for job growth and wealth development. A ballot approving much needed transporta... Foundation Park in Sioux Falls broke ground recently http://www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news/?item=9870 www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The first mega office park in South Dakota broke ground in Sioux Falls. Business will continue to boom as a result. With over 800 acres of industrial real estate, Foundation Park is along Interstat... How did Sioux Falls, South Dakota make the Top 10? http://www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news/?item=9869 www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Policom Corporation’s annual rankings of the economic strength for cities placed Sioux Falls in the Top 10 for the years 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2015. Sioux Falls has made lots of improvements a... 60 Minutes Report: The Golden Triangle http://www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news/?item=9583 www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Joe Max Higgins is credited with generating about 6,000 manufacturing jobs in Mississippi's Golden Triangle, one of the poorest areas in the country. How's he doing it? Bill Whitaker reports. ... NCDS’s Tom DiFiore Quoted in Chamber Executive Magazine http://www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news/?item=9198 www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 NCDS’s Own Tom DiFiore Quoted in Chamber Executive Magazine! See page 36! Click here to view. ... PotashCorp Pledges $30,000 For The Growth of STEM Education in Eastern North Carolina http://www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news/?item=9199 www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Content Coourtesy of NC East Alliance. The STEM East Network in partnership with the NCEast Alliance (NCEA) is pleased to announce that PotashCorp will join the Eastern NC Superintendents and Emplo... Community Hero: Incredible Youth Inspires Philanthropy in Alaska http://www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news/?item=9028 www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Imagine a 10-year-old boy spending his weekends learning Arabic and making postcards for refugees across the world. Meet William Scannell IV, AFP Alaska's 2015 Outstanding Youth in Philanthropyawa... Innovation PortAL Gets Federal Funding http://www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news/?item=8217 www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Today, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development Matt Erskine announced the U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding the Mobil... Bringing Manufacturing Back Home http://www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news/?item=6465 www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 By Tom DiFiore, posted October 23, 2013 A few weeks ago, we attended the International Economic Development Council’s annual conference in Philadelphia. As it does every year, the conferenc... Show Me The Money! http://www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news/?item=6466 www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 By Howard Benson, posted October 5, 2013 As a community leader, you’re probably asked as often as I am about the current level of difficulty in raising money due to the sluggish or uncertai... Large-Scale Funding for Community Development http://www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news/?item=6457 www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Identify… and document the problems or opportunities facing your community, which your organization proposes to address. A "Situation Analysis" paper setting forth the observations... The Perfect Time to Raise Money http://www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news/?item=6459 www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 We are often asked, "Is there a 'best time' to raise funds?" During uncertain economic times, most non-profit organizations are especially concerned about the timing for any new fund... Secrets of Asking for Big Dollars http://www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news/?item=6460 www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 What are "Big Dollars?" In helping solicit big dollars for our clients, I have gained an even better understanding of what’s involved in making a major solicitation. What's &quo... The Power of Process: How Fundraising Pros Make it Look Easy http://www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news/?item=6461 www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Successful brain surgery... flying the space shuttle... an over-goal fundraising campaign. Know what these have in common? The answer is that each is best done with precision and skill by a competent ... Tried and True http://www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news/?item=6463 www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 By Tom DiFiore, posted February 18, 2014 "Possessed of vision and commitment, this metro area's private sector embarked on an ambitious plan 25 years ago to build economic strength withi... These Trends Will Generate Solid Economic Gains http://www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news/?item=6464 www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 By Howard Benson, posted January 27, 2014 It’s no secret that budget constraints on economic and community development organizations constitute a major concern of boards and their professio... Validation For Core Economic Development Strategies http://www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news/?item=6467 www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 By Tom DiFiore, posted September 16, 2013 Even before the recession and the current slow, jobless recovery, various "experts" have been suggesting that because of the inevitable decline...