Disaster Preparedness • Economic Recovery • Resilience

Public-Private Partnership

A public-private partnership describes a government service or private business venture which is funded and operated through a partnership of government and one or more private sector companies. These partnerships can be beneficial to both parties and ensure projects are funded or ran that may otherwise not.

Leadership in a Time of Crisis: A Toolkit for Economic Recovery and Resiliency

IEDC is proud to announce the release of a revised Leadership in a Time of Crisis toolkit. The toolkit was developed by IEDC with nationwide input and funded in part by grants from the U.S…. …more

Closing the Financial Gap: New Partnerships Between the Public and Private Sectors to Finance Disaster Risks

This publication from SwissRe, an international reinsurance and financial services group, explains the mechanisms and advantages that public-private partnerships can provide. The increasing … …more


The primary mission of the Federal Emergency Management Agency is to reduce the loss of life and property and protect the Nation terrorism, and other man-made disasters, by leading and suppo… …more

New Orleans Public-Private Economic Development Partnership: Organizational and Operational Plan

This May, 2008 report outlines the mission, vision, creation, and structure of a new public-private economic development partnership in the City of New Orleans. Business groups, economic dev… …more

Public-Private Partnership Models – FEMA

Many states and other jurisdictions are actively entering into public-private partnerships to improve their capabilities in emergency management. In addition to participating in partnerships… …more

Webinar Recording: Creating Successful Partnerships with the Private Sector

IEDC hosted a webinar on August 21 on creating successful relationships with the private sector.  As most economic developers know, encouraging ‘close cooperation’ between the public a… …more