The North Florida Economic Development Partnership (NFEDP) was formed to carry out economic development programs for the North Central Florida Rural Area of Critical Economic Concern. It is a public/private partnership comprised of local economic developers, county commissioners, workforce development boards, regional planning councils, and private businesses. The Partnership promotes economic development in the region by overseeing the Catalyst Sites project, working with Relocation/Site Selection Consultants, and creating programs to assist existing business retention and growth.
The North Florida Economic Development Partnership: We Make it Work.
Formation of the North Florida Broadband Authority and its subsequent successful grant application - worth over 30 million in broadband expansions across the region
Contracting with GIS Planning's Zoom Prospector to provide the region with a state of the art national database of searchable sites and buildings, along with up to date demographic research for the area. The NFEDP's North Central Florida
Planning and Hosting the 2011 statewide Rural Summit to provide rural Florida with current innovations and applications for economic growth.
Continuing Outreach and technical assistance to the region to enable the counties to take advantage of available opportunities, while working to create new ones