ACOG and the Capital Area Economic Development District
In 2013, ACOG was designated as an Economic Development District (EDD) from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA). In 2019, ACOG branded its EDD as the Capital Area Economic Development District of Oklahoma (CAPEDD) and published its Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) with a Pandemic Update in 2020.
As the ACOG Region EDD, CAPEDD is a bridge between local community economic development professionals and the U.S. Economic Development Administration to distribute grants for infrastructure and development projects and connects our communities with existing funding and planning resources. It also helps lead the locally-based, regionally driven economic development planning process that leverages the involvement of the public, private and non-profit sectors to establish a strategic blueprint or economic development roadmap for regional collaboration.