Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy

As an Economic Development District (EDD), SEDA-COG is required to regularly update its Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) in order to maintain eligibility for Economic Development Administration (EDA) funding for the 11-county region.

This document is reviewed yearly by SEDA-COG with substantial updates provided every 5 years. A final version of the is document and its attachments can be downloaded below. The SEDA-COG CEDS Committee and the SEDA-COG Board of Directors formally approved this document for submission to EDA on December 2, 2020.

For more information on SEDA-COG’s CEDS, please contact Betsy Lockwood, Project Development/Grants Manager at 570-524-4491 or email


To view the document, you can download a PDF version of the document.  Please note, the attachments referred to in the document will need to be downloaded separately.