Helping Communities Shine

Whether researching and implementing ways to shape a community's economic development plan or partnering to create ways to put people to work, CREC connects researchers and policymakers with:

     • Data training
     • Custom portfolios that aid regional competitiveness

Project Profile

State Economic Development Executives Roundtable

Pew Charitable Trusts
Start Date: Apr 2018 — End Date: Mar 2019

CREC is continuing its on-going efforts to develop a network of top state economic development executives and engaging them in a collaborative group.  CREC is organizing a series of conference calls, interviews, and meetings with the executives.  To support that work, CREC is also conducting research on key issues of concern to the network, including providing insights about how to measure their success and encourage effective investment of state dollars in economic development programs.  Furthermore, CREC plans to organize and host an annual state economic development executive roundtable to discuss key issues of mutual interest to the group.

About the Client

Pew Charitable Trusts

Pew Charitable Trusts is an independent, non-profit organization – the sole beneficiary of seven individual trusts established between 1948 and 1979 by two sons and two daughters of Sun Oil Company founder Joseph N. Pew and his wife, Mary Anderson Pew.