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.

Our Region


CRD Works With Library to Conduct Listening Sessions

The Wood County District Public Library hosted listening sessions on Wednesday, April 5th, to understand the local needs related to technology and internet access.
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CRD Hires Two New Staff Members

The Center for Regional Development (CRD) at Bowling Green State University (BGSU) is excited to announce the hiring of two new staff members.
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CRD Announces New Communities for Reimagining Rural Regions Program

After a competitive application process and site visits, the CRD at BGSU selected the following Ohio communities for the second cohort of the R3 program: Village of PauldingCity of Bowling Green, and City of Mansfield.
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Updated: 04/11/2023 02:10PM