SouthCoast Development Partnership’s Areas of Action

The SouthCoast Development Partnership has identified three significant areas of focus that will allow our region to thrive:

Economic Development:

The SCDP provides a forum where public and private leaders from the region’s two gateway cities, Fall River and New Bedford, and surrounding communities can collaborate on initiatives that will drive job growth, increase the tax base, attract capital investment, and help our SouthCoast businesses grow and compete in today’s global economy. Read More…

Workforce Readiness:
The presence of a skilled workforce is critical for businesses in deciding whether to locate or expand in a region. The SCDP is pursuing the following initiatives to strengthen the region’s workforce: Read More…

Educational Attainment:
The SouthCoast Development Partnership recognizes that education and economic development are inextricably tied together. Excellent economic development strategies and business environments are only effective at attracting business when they are accompanied with a highly educated workforce. Read More…