Creating Prosperity
for All

The Centralina Economic Development District (EDD) was established to support the economic development of the greater Charlotte region by partnering with local governments, economic development entities and businesses to lead planning, stakeholder engagement and regional action. Our goal is to improve the economic mobility, inclusivity and resilience of our nine-county region through the lens of collaboration, innovation and prosperity for all.

EDA Grant Support

Letters of support, application development and administrative assistance for economic development grants


Prosperity Profiles

Regional equity conditions for examining mobility, community and resilience


Regional Highlights

View a repository of economic data capturing the big picture for the region

Regional Planning & Collaboration

Establishing a vision for robust and inclusive economic development and coordinating regional implementation.

How We Can Help

The Centralina EDD provides access to grants, data, collaborative opportunities and connections to regional economic development partners, workforce development boards and economic development organizations. We offer strategic economic development planning, technical assistance for U.S. EDA funding, regional economic and equity data, Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) planning tools and more.


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