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Creative Solutions for Funding Your Economic Development Organization

22 AM Creative Solutions EDO FundingThis session will be held on Thursday, August 25, 2022, at the Westin Book Cadillac Detroit Hotel. 


1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Creative Funding Solutions for Your EDO
Meet with fellow practitioners to discuss ideas on funding your EDO.
Clint Nessmith, Chief Executive Officer, Resource Development Group (RDG)

Lunch provided.

Thank You Sponsors

Resource Development Group

Resource Development GroupResource Development Group (RDG) is a fundraising consulting firm specifically focused on capital campaign management for economic development programming and initiatives. In addition to capital campaign management, they conduct feasibility studies; best practice research and implementation; and board and organizational restructuring. Their client base includes chambers of commerce and economic development organizations throughout the United States. RDG is based in Columbus, Ohio, with offices in Atlanta and Statesboro, Georgia, Fort Worth, Texas, and Hendersonville, North Carolina. While their real job is to provide professional campaign counsel, their mission is to help your non-profit organization elevate! Over the past 25 + years, RDG has managed over 200 client engagements, generating over two billion dollars in operating and project revenue for our clients.


Registration: MEDA Members $40/Non-Members: $60

Free for MEDA Annual Meeting Attendees. If you plan to attend the Annual Meeting, register here.

Recertification Credits

This event has been approved for (1) continuing education credit for Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) certification from the National Development Council (NDC). Use the form on this page to claim your credit.


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P.O. Box 15096
Lansing, MI 48901-5096
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