What does MDC stand for?
Focus on Research
North Carolina's Economic Imperative:
Building an Infrastructure of Opportunity
necessary hourly family-supporting wage for a single parent with one child in NC. That's a
#100 (of 100)
The rank of Fayetteville, NC, for percentage gain (or loss) in adult income from growing up in the top 100 commuting zones in the U.S.
Network for Southern Economic Mobility
The Network is a group of Southern communities committed to increasing upward economic mobility for young adults in the lowest income brackets.
MDC is now accepting proposals to join the Network.
The State of the South Blog
Charting new pathways since 1967
MDC was founded as a legacy of the North Carolina Fund
Publication of Shadows in the Sunbelt refocuses MDC's work on sustainable economic development in the South
Creation of Foundation for the Mid South addresses the causes of poverty through long-term philanthropic investment
Publication of first chapter of State of the South, addressing the impact of globalization on the region