The NEGRC serves as an Economic Development District (EDD) and Local Development District (LDD) through the Economic Development Administration (EDA) and Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), respectively. We also coordinate with additional federal and state partners to deliver programs at the local level. These programs’ activities are guided by the NEGRC’s Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS), ARC’s statewide Strategy Statement, and the NEGRC’s Regional Plan.
The PGS Division serves as a resource for the 12 counties and over 50 municipalities in Northeast Georgia. We provide guidance and expertise on the following community & economic development topics: