Providing resources for communities and entrepreneurs to create and retain jobs in Antrim, Charlevoix, Cheboygan & Emmet Counties.

Member Communities

Our three member counties (Antrim, Charlevoix, Cheboygan) have entered into a partnership to provide economic development support services throughout the region. To leverage county taxpayer dollars, the counties rely on local units of governments, private and private sector companies to leverage their investment. This enables the NLEA to field a qualified professional team that individually no single local unit of government could provide.

The NLEA works closely with all Local Units of Government within our three-county service area. The following communities invest financially to support regional economic development efforts. It is through their investment the NLEA is able to serve the entire region.

Antrim County

Banks Township
Bellaire, Village of
Central Lake, Village of
Elk Rapids, Village of
Ellsworth, Village of
Mancelona, Village of

Charlevoix County

Boyne City, City of
Charlevoix, City of
Charlevoix Township

East Jordan, City of

Cheboygan County

Cheboygan, City of
Inverness Township
Mackinaw City, Village of
Onaway, City Of


Core Partners

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