It’s that time of the year again. It is time to start preparing your proposals for the 2018 version of Hunger Games, the Regional Economic Development Councils.
This time however, I suggest the history community try something different.
Let’s talk dollars and cents. To begin, there will be $750 million in state economic development resources available to fund regional economic development projects through the Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) process.
Using my region as an example, there will workshops and information sessions scattered throughout the region from the opening of the application process on May 1 (now passed) to the close on July 27 at 4:00 pm.
To read more how we should learn from the example of the U.S. Civil Rights Trail and catch up to what the Alabama REDC and Tourism Department are doing click here