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About Our Organization

serving Elk, Cameron, Clearfield, Jefferson, McKean and Potter Counties

History

  • 1967 – The Federal Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) identifies regional local development districts (LDDs)
  • Late 1970’s – Vocational Technical Schools in the regional were established and received funding for specialized training as well as the schools and their construction
  • Early 80’s – Primary Health Care Centers were a regional and federal priority
  • Mid 1990’s – Multi-tenant centers, industrial incubators, industrial parks, and NCPRPDC Revolving Loan Fund established to assist new and businesses
  • Mid 2000’s – Access roads to support economic growth, basic infrastructure, airport development (PA Wilds, Elk Visitor Center), education, and job training projects
  • 2011 – Creation of the Partnerships for Regional Economic Performance
  • 2019 – New Strategic Plan completed
  • 2020 – Board restructured to align with and support strategic plan implementation

Core Values

  • Professional Trust and Respect
  • Innovation, Adaptability and Leadership
  • Service and Stewardship
  • Accountability and Commitment
  • Partnering and Teamwork
  • Future Focus

Vision

North Central is the recognized leader in driving positive change in the region’s community and economic development success.

Our Regional Vision – North Central Pennsylvania is a vibrant economic region with healthy and sustainable communities.

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