Welcome to the Northwest Arkansas Economic Development District.

Our goal is to be the vehicle that links the private and public sectors together while working to advance economic and community development in Northwest Arkansas.

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2019-2023 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy

View and download the Northwest Arkansas Economic Development District’s 2019-2023 comprehensive economic development strategy (CEDS) that identifies economic and community development priorities for the District.
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WIOA Participant Shares Her Story and How She Aims to Serve

WIOA Participant Shares Her Story and How She Aims to Serve

11/25/2020--Shujuan Bankson graduated with honors from Northwest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) with an Associates of Applied Science Computer Aided Design Architecture Design on August 14, 2020.  She did not make it that far without removing a few barriers.  She...

Fayetteville to Receive $2 Million EDA Grant

Fayetteville to Receive $2 Million EDA Grant

October 27, 2020 U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross made the announcement that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2 million grant to the city of Fayetteville, Arkansas.  The grant will be used to make roadway infrastructure...

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