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Placemaking

Great places grow economic opportunities and attract jobs, talent and residents.

Workforce & Small Business Development

Paths to individual wealth are in good-paying jobs and the growth of small businesses.

Nonprofit Capacity Building

Trusted community-based organizations working in economic development are key partners who need a solid, sustainable plan.

Our Mission

To provide the highest impact strategies and implementation services to entities and partners
dedicated to economic growth for all.

What We Do

CRS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization focused on collaborative work that requires updating data and research related to economic development; understanding community priorities and needs; identifying and implementing best practices; and establishing trusted relationships with all partners in an ecosystem. Leaders of the Center have more than a decade of experience building this type of model and have well-established relationships within the communities we serve.