The Foundation is committed to facilitating the advanced education attainment and training needs of professionals practicing economic development in the state of Minnesota.
MNEDF is offering 50% scholarships to Minnesota economic development professionals for the two- and three-day professional development courses offered by the International Economic Development Council. Most of the courses are virtual in 2023, so there is no need to worry about travel or travel-related costs.
Register using this PDF registration form. Complete the form using the “Scholarship Price” and email it to IEDC at [email protected]. You will automatically get the early IEDC member rate, which will be discounted by 50%. You will be responsible for the remaining 50% of the tuition.
“The International Economic Development Council’s coursework to achieve Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) includes relevant and useful information for any professional in the economic development space, including tribal economic development. While there is a myriad of unique structural challenges to working in tribal economic development, this coursework lays a strong foundation to understand theoretical and practical ways to organize, plan and implement broad economic development initiatives. I highly recommend any tribal economic development professional explore these offerings to help jumpstart thinking around ways that tribal economies can be competitive communities for investment.”
For more information, please email Scott Marquardt, at [email protected].