Greensboro Strong Cities Strong Communities Challenge

The Global Greensboro project was selected as a finalist from over twenty proposals for HUD’s Strong Cities, Strong Communities (SC2) program in Greensboro, NC. Working with partners from across the U.S., Mass Economics used data, analytics, and on-the-ground interviews and site visits to identify opportunities and develop strategies, financing models, and governance structures to stimulate job growth in the city, especially in higher-wage, higher valueadded segments of the economy, and create a more robust infrastructure for innovation- and place-based economic development.

The final economic development plan can be found at this link: https://


Strong Cities Strong Communities Initiative,




North Carolina,

Project Type:

Innovation and Entrepreneurship,