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The Northeast Mississippi Planning and Development District
(NEMPDD), is located in Booneville, MS and serves the
counties of Alcorn, Benton, Marshall, Prentiss, Tippah,
and Tishomingo as well as twenty-five municipalities.
The district is a non-profit corporation governed by
a board of directors consisting of twenty-four members.
Since its organization in 1970, the primary goal of
NEMPDD has continued to be the promotion of economic,
community, and human resources in this geographic region.
Originally created to help local governments obtain
access to federal funds for project development in the
early 1970's, the district has continued to change and
evolve as the needs of its service area changes.
NEMPDD serves as liaison between local government and
the various state, regional, and federal agencies involved
in the areas of economic, community, and human development.
NEMPDD provides a wide range of services including comprehensive
planning and technical assistance, preparation of grant
applications, and project and program administration.
Also available to businesses and industries are loan
programs to promote business development, Human services
programs such as those offered through the Area Agency
on Aging seek to target
services and resources to those individuals whose identified
needs meet the state eligibility criteria. Fundamental
to the leadership role of the NEMPDD in its six-county
service area is the computer services division which
offers technical assistance and software support to
NEMPDD accomplishes its mission by providing needed
technical assistance and information enabling the region's
public and private sectors to reach their growth potential.
Northeast Mississippi Planning & Development District is located
in the Booneville Industrial Park at 619 East Parker Drive.