CEDS – The CEDS Navigator

The CEDS Navigator is a Key to the acronyms commonly used in the region. The CEDS Navigator also helps define the parts of the CEDS.


ADF&G  Alaska Department of Fish and Game
ANAAdministration for Native Americans
ANTHCAlaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
ARPAAmerican Rescue Plan Act
ATV        All-terrain vehicles
BBBristol Bay
The BB’s Regional organizations that represent Bristol Bay area, BBAHC, BBHA, BBEDC, BBNA, BBNC
BBBSDBristol Bay Borough School District
UAF-BBC/BBCUniversity of Alaska Bristol Bay Campus
BBCEDSBristol Bay Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy
BBHABristol Bay Housing Authority
BLMBureau of Land Management
BBNABristol Bay Native Association
BBNCBristol Bay Native Corporation
BBHABristol Bay Housing Authority
BBNCEFBristol Bay Native Corporation Education Foundation
BBRCTE/CTEBristol Bay Regional Career and Technical Education Program
BBRSDABristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association
BLM Bureau of Land Management
CARES   Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security
CDC Center for Disease Control
CDQ  Community Development Quota
CEDS Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy
CFEC Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission
CIC    Chignik Intertribal Coalition
CMA   Chignik Management Area
DCRA Alaska State Division of Community and Regional Affairs
DCSDDillingham City School District
DOEDepartment of Energy
DOT Department of Transportation
ED    Economic Development
EDA Economic Development Administration
EDD   Economic Development District
EDU   Education
EPA  Environmental Protection Agency
GDP Gross Domestic Production
HUD U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
ICWA Indian Child Welfare Act
IHS    Indian Healthcare Services
KDLGLocal Radio Station
LIHEAPLow Income Home Energy Assistance Program
LPB                         Lake and Peninsula Borough
LPSD                      Lake and Peninsula School District
MAP                       Maximum Achievement Program
PCE                         Power Cost Equalization
REAA                     Rural Education Attendance Area
REAPRenewable Energy Alaska Project
SEAGRANTSeagrant – Nationwide Coastal Health Program
SAFE                       Safe and Fear free Environment
SAVEC                     Southwest Alaska Vocational and Education Center
SBA                         Small Business Administration
SWAMCSouthwest Alaska Municipal Conference
SWOTs                   Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats
SWRSD                   Southwest Region School District
TANF                       Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
USDA                     United States Department of Agriculture
USFWS                   U.S. Fish and Wild Life Services
UTBB                      United Tribes of Bristol Bay
VPSO                     Village Public Safety Officer
VTC                         Video Teleconferencing
WFWork Force

The parts of a CEDS

Background Summary: Economic conditions in the region.

SWOT Analysis: Identify regional Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats.

Economic Resilience: Map detailing how Bristol Bay Communities intend to respond to changes in the economy.

Regional Goals Statement: The goals set by the steering committee after analysis of the regional SWOT.

Planning and Project oversight: A steering committee (with roster) made up of sub-regional and regional representation to oversee and guide the Bristol Bay CEDS public process.

Action Plan/Strategic Direction: Incorporated tactics identified through planning processes, other plans, and stakeholder feedback to develop the priorities objectives for the region.

Evaluation Measures: Woven into the objectives, evaluation measures are the marks set by each entity, used to identify and monitor performance measures associated with the plan.

Questions about the CEDS?

Contact Kristina Andrew

Economic Development Program Manager


(907)-842-5257 ext. 6223

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