Check out this collaboration between Springfield Regional Development Corporation, Center for Rural Innovation and the Springfield School District! http://www.vnews.com/Springfield-Vt–announces-coding-initiative-14275875  … Read More


East Central Vermont Economic Development District Board Meeting December 11, 2017 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Hartford Town Office 171 Bridge St White River Junction, VT 05001 ECVEDD Board Agenda_12.11.17 final ECVEDD FY 18 Proposed Budget for Adoption BYLAWS-Revised draft 12-16 Minutes_6-15-17_Draft Minutes_12-8-16_DRAFT… Read More


From Vermont Business Magazine: http://vermontbiz.com/article/august/windsor-county-economic-report-good-and-bad-growing-pains In economic terms, Windsor County appears to have little cause for complaint. According to the most recent available state figures, Windsor ranks third among Vermont’s 14 countries in per capita income. In May, the most recent month for which data are available, its unemployment rate, before seasonal adjustment, stood at 2.7%;… Read More


Doing Business From major corporate headquarters to small companies with a global reach, Vermont’s economy is diverse, full of innovation and propelled by a world-class workforce. Click here for more information!… Read More


Mark Your Calendar You’re invited! Housing & Economic Development How do we get housing where we need it? June 15 | Barrette Center for the Arts White River Junction Refreshments served 5:30 – 6:15 PM. ECVEDD Board Meeting at 5:30 PM (Open to the Public) Program begins at 6:15 PM. The workshop will feature a… Read More


A multiyear, multistate funding initiative in New England is making great strides in smaller industrial cities with community-based efforts to tackle social and economic challenges. Key lessons learned from the first rounds of participating cities in Massachusetts are now informing the planning process for the cities that follow and the regional initiative as a whole.… Read More


Learn about Vermont’s Creative Network! Goal: A healthy, vibrant creative sector embeds creativity into Vermont’s DNA by advancing positive quality of life and economic outcomes at the state level and among Vermont’s regions and communities. To find out more about the Creative Network check out their Power Point and/or visit the Vermont Creative Network site.… Read More


What is Resilience? And, Are We Resilient? ECVEDD is currently working on a project that will define what resilience means to our region and identify ways in which we are prepared for economic shocks, as well as those areas where we may have gaps. If you would like to be involved in this project, or… Read More


A Case Study: Urban Living in Rural America So using the four “Ts” approach, a working group was assembled to look at MidAmerica Industrial Park. The industrial park, centrally located in the Midwestern United States, consists of 9,000 acres 40 miles east of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The challenge was simple: how does one make an industrial… Read More


Executive Summary: Artists, Artisans, and Entrepreneurs: Creative Economy of the East Central Vermont Region Full Report: Artists, Artisans, and Entrepreneurs: Creative Economy of the East Central Vermont Region Report: Appendices Creative Economy Diagram Consultant’s Scope of Work and Expected Deliverables Employment Data Snapshot Steering Committee Meeting Notes: March 30, 2016 March 30, 2016 Meeting Agenda… Read More