Economic Gateway http://www.ncdsinc.net National Community Development Services, Inc. News RSS Feed Sun, 23 Sep 2018 23:08:48 -0700 en-us Expert Webinar: How to Put Funding Muscle Behind Your Strategic Plan http://www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news/?item=18667 www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news Tue, 28 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Strategic plans and the strategic planning process are vital to organizational relevance and value. And they often create new energy and enthusiasm among staff and volunteers. But without new resource... Online Giving, Ad Spending Growing Significantly http://www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news/?item=18605 www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Total online revenue continues to grow at an accelerated rate, with charities raising a median of 23 percent more online last year than in 2016, according to a new study by the communications agency M... Renewing the water workforce: Improving water infrastructure and creating a pipeline to opportunity http://www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news/?item=18601 www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news Wed, 22 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 At a time when many Americans are struggling to access economic opportunity and many of the country’s infrastructure assets are at the end of their useful life, infrastructure jobs offer conside... When “Green” Turns to Gold http://www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news/?item=18602 www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Incentives can help companies improve the ROI of environmental sustainability initiatives. Companies are setting increasingly ambitious goals in their environmental efforts. It is a shift driven by... A “Marshall Plan” to Develop and Attract Talent http://www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news/?item=18603 www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 When businesses are considering where to set up shop or expand existing operations, one of the driving influences behind their decision is access to talent. According to Area Development&rsquo... Accelerators help improve efficiency of startup capital http://www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news/?item=18703 www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 By: Robert Ksiazkiewicz Over the last decade, accelerators have spread from a Silicon Valley phenomenon to communities across the country. Questions, however, remain on their impact on startups and... Five Myths About Rural Retail in the Age of Amazon http://www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news/?item=18604 www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 When I was a kid in the 1970's in rural northwest Ohio, once every 8 or 10 weeks my parents would pile me into the car after church on Sunday and we would make the hour drive to "Toledo"... Economic Development Matters http://www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news/?item=18600 www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Learn more about the importance of economic development, and those who are on the front lines building sustainable, prosperous communities.   ... Jobs in Tacoma pay off beyond the dollars commuters bring home from Seattle http://www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news/?item=16379 www.ncdsinc.net/ncds/news-and-resources/recent-news Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0800 A reader writes in with an interesting query: I’m trying to reconcile Tacoma as a “bedroom” community and the economic goal of being a net exporter of value (to use Jane Jacobs&rs... 9Round to open in Irvine this September http://www.ncdsinc.net/news-&-events/?item=18943 www.ncdsinc.net/news-&-events Tue, 04 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 9Round, the world’s fastest-growing kickboxing fitness franchise, will open this September at 4255 Campus Drive #A108, Irvine, California 92612. The new 9Round is the second in the area and one of m...