Center for Regional Development
The Center for Regional Development (CRD) partners with and convenes stakeholders from communities and organizations to enhance the economic vitality of Northwest Ohio. As an Economic Development Administration (EDA) University Center and a member of the State of Ohio Rural University Program, we are committed to sharing our economic and community development expertise and resources to help create a sustainable, inclusive, and resilient economy in our region.
CRD Awarded CARES Act Funding to Support Recovery Efforts
CRD received a $300,000 CARES Act grant to support economic and workforce development recovery strategies across a 27-county region in Northwest Ohio. Learn more
CRD is Growing
Increased federal funding and state support have allowed CRD to increase its capacity and expand its reach across the region. CRD promoted one staff member, filled a new budget and operations position, and is in the process of hiring an economic recovery program coordinator. Learn more
Creating Stronger Pathways to Infant Vitality
CRD is proud to announce our partnership with the Hospital Council of Northwest Ohio (HCNO) and ProMedica to implement a research study aimed at helping our partners address infant mortality. Learn more