Active Membership


Active Membership is available to any organization or individual engaged in the practice of economic development as a professional or as a volunteer who has demonstrated active involvement in promoting economic development within the state.


Operating Budget:
$0-75,000 • $150
$75,001-250,000 • $300
$250,001-400,000 • $575
Over $400,000 • $1,100

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Why Become an Active Member?

We are proud to provide the following benefits to EDND Active Members.

Knowledge Sharing & Networking
  • Opportunities to collaborate and exchange ideas and best practices with economic development peers in formal and informal environments.
  • Discounts to EDND professional development conferences, which also count toward recertification for Certifed Economic Developers (CEcD).
  • Access to periodic legislative, basic economic development and related training.
  • Eligibility for scholarships toward relevant out-of-state training and certi cations (International Economic Development Council,
  • Economic Development Institute, Mid- America Economic Development Council, National Development Council, Neighbor Works, etc.) and cost-prohibitive in-state training.
  • Opportunities to serve in leadership roles through committees and the board of directors.


  • Monthly newsletter regarding economic development updates.
  • Connections with members across North Dakota.
  • Free job postings on EDND website and in the EDND newsletter.
  • Eligibility for EDND Impact Awards for economic developers, economic development and community development projects.


  • Representation and input on state policies impacting economic development initiatives.
  • Support for the importance of economic development on state, regional and local levels.
  • Weekly legislative e-updates and bill tracking during the state legislative session.
  • Monthly legislative updates during the interim.