Submit Project to the 2023 CEDS Update

The Economic Development Program, staffed with one full time employee, supports economic development through the Bristol Bay Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) planning and implementation activities with the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) planning grant. The program also plays an important networking and information-disseminating role among the Tribes, Bristol Bay entities, and government agencies. The Economic Development Program implements the Bristol Bay Regional Vision in regard to culturally appropriate and resilient economic development, capacity building, and promoting resilient communities in partnership with programs in the BBNA Program Development Department to implement the Bristol Bay Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy.

Local entities are invited to submit projects for regional support in the 2023 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) Update. New projects or updates to projects already in the CEDS need to be turned in by January 13, 2023.

The 2022-2026 CEDS Industry areas of focus are: Fisheries, Workforce, Culture/Subsistence, Tourism, Energy, Transportation & Infrastructure and COVID-19 Recovery.

Organizations are welcome to submit projects based on; community/regional needs, current community plans, projects that support the industries listed above. This can help bring money into your community.

Below is a guide for all the attachments:

To submit a project to the CEDS use the link here and fill in the fields or scan the QR Code with your smartphone or tablet.

To keep a project in the CEDS email Kristina (kRandrew@bbna.com).

You are welcome to call with questions or additional help at 907-842-6223.

Happy Holidays!

Kristina Andrew

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