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Public-Private Partnerships

The Value of Collaboration and Communication

Through public-private partnerships, MIDCED teams with government agencies, nonprofits and educational institutions on economic development joint ventures that spur growth solutions and innovation. Such partnerships expand our resources to achieve economic objectives and benefit the business community through enhanced commerce and economic opportunities

NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

  • Raising awareness of employment grant-winning industries: Healthcare,
    Financial, Advanced Manufacturing, Life Science and Transportation, Logistics
    and Distribution

MERCER INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY TRAINING

  • Helping businesses apply for Department of Labor grants

SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

  • Helping businesses obtain SBA loans and federal contracts

OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

  • Export development

“BUY LOCAL” TRENTON INITIATIVE

  • Helping revive our regional economy, specifically in the State Capital
  • Working with the Bonner Center at The College of New Jersey to educate local
    vendors about TCNJ’s purchasing process and regulations

PUBLIC POLICY GRANT INITIATIVE (TCNJ)

  • Working with professors to support grants and recruit interns

IMMIGRATION REFORM

  • Fostering dialogue between public and private parties through roundtable
    events

MERCER COUNTY WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD

  • Working with the business community to develop a quality workforce

LEARN AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM

  • Secured $11,000 in private funding and the support of numerous Trenton
    agencies and nonprofits

GREATER MERCER TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION

  • Working with county and local governments to design a plan to create a viable
    transportation system for the North 130 corridor

TRENTON PREVENTION POLICY BOARD

  • Working with local stakeholders to reduce juvenile crime and promote positive
    youth development and employment

US DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

  • Export development

INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL

  • Work force development: “Fiber Optic Technology” Class

LAND USE CENTER (THE COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY)

  • In partnership with regional institutions of higher learning, conducting a study
    identifying which industries are growing and prospering in our region