Local Government Assistance

The Economic Development staff offers planning assistance to its 15 counties and 38 cities.  Assessments, surveys, action plans and customized specific studies may be conducted by The District so...

Workforce Development

The SMPDD Workforce Development Department strives to develop and sustain a qualified workforce. Our Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Programs through the Twin Districts Workforce Area (TDWA) provide assistance to businesses...
Southern Mississippi Planning and Development District has been building a stronger Mississippi since 1967. Through our Board of Directors, we continuously meet the needs, discover opportunities and provide overall quality of life enjoyed in Southern Mississippi.

Mississippi Works

Mississippi Works
Governor Bryant and the State Workforce Investment Board are focusing on workforce solutions at the Governor’s Workforce Summit scheduled for January 23, 2019 at the Jackson Marriott. Business and workforce development leaders from Mississippi and across the U.S. will come together to invest in Mississippi’s future by providing resources, tools and strategies to strengthen the state’s workforce.

Save The Date

Save The Date
Southern Mississippi Planning and Development District (SMPDD) will be partnering with Gulf Coast Running Club for a third year in conjunction with the Pass to Bay Christmas 10K.

What's New!

What's New!
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RFP

RFP
The purpose of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to identify and fund organizations that have experience providing Career Development programs, or similar programs for youth and young adults who are most in need and can benefit from Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) services.
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