Community Economic Development Award


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Nominations for the 2019 Community Economic Development Award (CEDA) are now open.

Link to CEDA Application (word)
Link to CEDA Applicaton (pdf)

Nominations must be received by 5:00 PM on Friday, August 16, 2019.

Link to More Information and FAQ about CEDA

Recipients and nominees of the 2018 CEDA were recognized at the TEDC's 2018 Annual Conference in Fort Worth, Texas on October 18, 2018.

Congratulations to the 2018 CEDA recipients. Link to Press Release/2018 Community Economic Development Award

                       Haskell                                                  Sulphur Springs                                       Greenville

                    Waller County                                               Tyler                                                       Lindale

                         Mineola                                            San Antonio

In 1995, the TEDC established the Community Economic Development Award (CEDA), to honor excellence and exceptional contributions of Texas communities in economic development.  The criteria used to determine the CEDA recipients include:


  • innovativeness
  • transferability
  • community commitment and leveragability
  • measurable objectives
  • ancillary benefits to the community


  • Community recognition on TEDC's website for one year for award recipients
  • Plaque recognition to display in your community for all applicants
  • Community recognition at TEDC's annual conference award's luncheon for all applicants

»CEDA Recipients 1995-2018