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 Torsha ( These will be posted here and also promoted in our bi-weekly e-newsletter.


ElectriCities of NC – Professional Consulting Services

ElectriCities of North Carolina invites interested parties to submit statements of qualification and experience to provide consulting services associated with research, marketing and recruitment to attract manufacturing companies to 10 target communities – Kinston, Tarboro, Laurinburg, Lumberton, Selma, Albemarle, Lexington, Morganton, Newton, and Shelby. Funding to pay for these services is provided in part by a grant from the United States Economic Development Administration (EDA) through the American Rescue Plan – Economic Adjustment Assistance fund which is focused on helping to make economically distressed communities more resilient during future economic disruptions. ElectriCities is looking for professional firms with documented experience with any or all aspects of researching, attracting, and securing manufacturing investment for rural and underserved communities.