NWAEDD News & Events

Our goal at NWAEDD is to be the vehicle that links the private and public sectors together while working to advance economic development in our communities.

City of Marshall Receives State Hazard Mitigation Grant

City of Marshall Receives State Hazard Mitigation Grant

Marshall, AR (September 2022) The City of Marshall will receive a State Hazard Mitigation Grant from the Arkansas Division of Emergency Management through the Department of Public Safety. In late July, the City received notification that its Walnut/Ozark Street...


The Northwest Arkansas Economic Development District was established in 1967 and subsequently funded in part by Arkansas Act 118 of 1969 based upon an act of Congress in 1965 known as the Public Works and Economic Development Act.
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To accomplish the NWAEDD mission, we offer local governments and community-based organizations help in the following areas:

Participating in community and economic development plans

Identification of grant & loan sources for community projects


Bridge to funding and regulatory agencies

Guide for new & existing businesses requiring tax & infrastructure incentives


Preparation of grant and loan applications