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Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina

Project Scope: This evaluation will examine the effectiveness of the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC), a private nonprofit organization that was created in 2014 through legislation and is responsible for a number of economic development “marketing and sales” functions that previously resided within the North Carolina Department of Commerce. These responsibilities include new business recruitment; existing industry support; international trade and export assistance; small business counseling; and tourism, film, and sports promotion.

Project Mandate: 2018–19 Work Plan

Agency or Agencies Under Review: Department of Commerce

Project Lead: Sara Nienow

Status Report for Week Ending January 25, 2019:

  • Editing the report
  • Drafting presentation
  • Editing presentation
  • Report scheduled to be released on January 29, 2019
  • Presentation scheduled for January 29, 2019
Program Evaluation Division, North Carolina General Assembly
Legislative Office Building, Suite 100
300 North Salisbury Street , Raleigh, NC 27603-5925