Community Economic Development Award


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Recipients and nominees of the 2019 CEDA were recognized at the TEDC's 2019 Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas on October 10, 2019.

Congratulations to the 2019 CEDA recipients. »Link to Press Release 2019 Community Economic Development Award

Recipients by Population:

Recipients for Award Criteria:

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
  • secondary 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