Update 1/3/2013! We have released a draft of our revised CEDS. The changes can be found in our 2012 Performance Report. The entire revised CEDS can be found here. If you have any comments, please send them to
The Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) is a prerequisite to obtain funding from the United States Economic Development Administration (EDA) for economic development related projects. Development of a CEDS is also an opportunity to make the region, more competitive economically. The Central Connecticut Economic Development Alliance (CCEDA) represents a cross section of the region and performs the following functions:
A CEDS Coordinating Committee, which includes staff from the participating municipalities, assists the CCRPA staff and the CCEDA in the preparation of annual updates to the CEDS.
Updates to the 2011 CEDS: 2012