Discovering and applying new and innovative economic development tools, models, policies, and programs
Creating Jobs and Wealth in Distressed Michigan Communities

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  • Michigan State University
  • University Outreach and Engagement
  • Center for Community and Economic Development (CCED)
      Environment, Great Lakes,
      and Energy
      (EGLE) - Funded Projects
      Comprehensive Economic
      Recovery Initiative
      (CERI) - Funded Projects
      EDA University Center for
      Regional Economic
      CCED Flint


Michigan State University is a land-grant university that has successfully operated applied-research and technical assistance programs for over 150 years. The MSU Center for Community and Economic Development (CCED), located within the Office of the Provost, has worked with communities and regions to enhance economic development for over 45 years. Additionally, CCED and the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) have maintained a mutually beneficial relationship since 1987.