Category: COVID-19 Economic Development

Report: Local Government’s Next Normal

This is the report from the ELGL, The Atlas, and SeeClickFix “Local Government’s Next Normal” survey, conducted in June & July 2020. Download the full report About the Local Government’s Next Normal Report Local governments across the country, and of all sizes, have been experiencing rapid shifts in priorities and work as a result of … Continued

Survey: Linking Budget to Strategy

Our friends at ClearPoint Strategy want to learn more about how your local government’s budget and strategy align. The survey focuses on three parts: Strategy, Budget, and COVID-19. The survey is composed of 20 multiple choice questions and will take approximately 5 minutes to complete. We’re interested to learn how local governments align their budget … Continued

U.S. Digital Response: A Resource for Local Government

As the COVID-19 crisis impacts every aspect of society, cities across the country feel the strain on their existing technology. Teams are spinning up new systems, websites, and tools to help their workforces and neighbors navigate this crisis, with limited resources, staff, and support. If we can help, we will U.S. Digital Response is a … Continued

Rewind: Small Business & Economic Development Strategies During & After COVID-19

This webinar aired on April 16, 2020. Watch the recording and review the slide deck below. Learn how local governments can support small businesses and strengthen economic development during and after COVID-19 impacts. Please join us for a free webinar program & interactive chat session about ways local governments can support small businesses in their … Continued

Rewind: Navigating COVID-19 Grant Funding

This webinar aired live on April 16, 2020. Watch the recording and access presentation and chat resources here. With the latest COVID-19 funding packages, there’s over $20 billion for state and local governments on the line. Making sense of and knowing how to implement that funding, however, is half the battle. Join us on April … Continued

Helping Small Businesses During COVID-19

Today’s Buzz is brought to you by Rafael Baptista, Senior Manager for Community Economic Development for the City of Raleigh, NC. You can connect with him on Twitter and LinkedIn. What I am Reading: Deciding what to read next! What I am Listening to: Latin Hits playlist on Amazon Music What I am Watching: Boy Meets World on Disney Plus In … Continued

COVID-19: Resource Links for Local Businesses, Employers, & Employees Impacted by COVID-19

This information is included on ELGL’s crowdsourced local government resources page for COVID-19/Coronavirus information. Submitted by ELGL member Erika Bartlett. City of Tacoma’s Community & Economic Development created a web page with a collection of resource links for local businesses, employers, and employees impacted by recent events. Information is broken into four categories; empowering users to … Continued

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