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Economic Vitality
Focuses on capital, incentives, and other economic and financial tools to assist new and existing businesses, catalyze property development, and create a supportive environment for entrepreneurs and innovators that drive local economies.
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Video Trainings

Economic Vitality Video Trainings

Leverage NC:  Training Webinars

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Leverage NC is a resource designed to further local government economic development efforts through a carefully curated catalog of educational offerings and expert resources. Leverage NC provides cities and towns, statewide the tools needed to strengthen local economies and support enhanced business opportunity back at home.

Leverage NC is made possible through a partnership between The N.C. League of Municipalities (NCLM), the N.C. Department of Commerce and its Main Street and Rural Planning Center, the N.C. Downtown Development Association, and the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources Historic Preservation Office.

Economic Vitality Award Winning Projects