Economic Development Business Opportunities

For 55 years, NCEDA has provided a platform for interaction among practitioners, allies and technical experts. The organization strives to connect the diverse patchwork of economic development resources and support systems.  Now that tradition extends to our digital communications, where we help publicize RFPs and RFQs at the request of our members.

Please send any RFPs or RFQs to Emily ( These will be posted here and also promoted in our bi-weekly e-newsletter.

Land of Sky Regional Council – Request for Proposals

  • Land of Sky Regional Council was awarded funding to support the development of a regional plan to support and scale creative sector manufacturing businesses in Western North Carolina. This project seeks to target increased coordination between economic development specialists to arts sector organizations, identify gaps to support scaling manufacturing creative sector businesses, support workforce needs in the region, and develop best practices to transform microentrepreneurs into employers. The deadline for submission is 5pm on January 28th.


Piedmont Triad Regional Council – Request for Qualifications

  • Piedmont Triad Regional Council (PTRC) is requesting statements of qualifications for providing engineering, architecture, and cost estimate services to support an Economic Development Administration (EDA) Build Back Better Regional Challenge (BBBRC) Phase II submission for which the PTRC has been invited to apply. If projects submitted under Phase II consideration are selected for funding, this scope of services also includes ability for final design work that is anticipated for each project. PTRC will take applications on a rolling basis until a scope of work is negotiated with a qualified firm or firms.