• Our Great Region Awards honor projects across the region. Check out the Awards Showcase to learn more.

  • A plan to make our region one of the world's greatest places to live, work, and succeed.

  • Local and regional initiatives are moving the Big Ideas and strategies forward.

  • A strong economy means diverse, good-paying jobs and attracting new types of employment.

  • Clean air, water, and outdoor recreational opportunities are crucial to our future.

  • Even with leading facilities, our rates of some preventable diseases are still too high.

  • Everyone should have safe and healthy housing choices with opportunities and amenities.

  • An efficient transportation system is essential to how well we live our daily lives.

  • We have a strong tradition of fortitude, bouncing back stronger from disasters.

Our Great Region's Stories

Case studies look at important issues and provide a toolbox of practices for communities. Learn more.

Our Great Region In Action

People across our region are already promoting the goals and strategies of this plan. Learn more.

Our Great Region Funding

Funding opportunities may help support strategies of Our Great Region 2040. Learn more.



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