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Construction began the week of July 14, 2014 to extend new water mains to provide access to public water for 135 households in rural Kenton County thanks to $2.3 million in loan and grant funding approved by the USDA Agency of Rural Development, $1 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to the Kenton County Fiscal Court, and funds from the Kenton County Fiscal Court and the Northern Kentucky Water District (NKWD).  Read more...

Congratulations to the teams from Dayton HS and Holmes HS for all their hard work on their Ignition Youth Entrepreneurship presentations at the new Kentucky Career Center in Covington on Thursday, August 14th. Both teams did a fantastic job!  Read more...

The 2014 NKADD Annual Meeting was held on September 25th at the Hilton Cincinnati Airport in Florence, Kentucky.  The meeting offered partners and local leaders a chance to hear about the programs, projects, and stories of the Northern Kentucky Area Development District over the past year.  To see the video highlights, click here.

The 20th Annual Senior Expo was held on August 14, 2014 at Newport on the Levee.  The event featured entertainment by Wizardz Magic Theatre and the Pete Wagner Orchestra, exhibitors, and health screenings.

Congratulations to Kentucky Connected, a regional partnership between NKADD, KIPDA, two KYTC Districts, and Gallatin, Carroll, Owen, Henry, Trimble, and Oldham Counties.  They received the Spirit of Kentucky Award from Gov. Steve Beshear and the Department for Local Government on August 28, 2014.

The Northern Kentucky Area Development District

The NKADD is a collaboration of local leaders and staff educating and empowering communities by implementing quality services through specific areas of expertise in:

  • Aging
  • Community Development
  • Human Services
  • Workforce Development

Serving the Northern Kentucky communities in Boone, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Owen and Pendleton counties.

The Northern Kentucky Area Development District

Upcoming Events


The Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) for Northern Kentucky is a part of a continuing economic development planning process aimed at providing an analysis of Northern Kentucky’s economic successes, problems and opportunities.

Annual Report

As we look back on 2013 and look ahead to 2014, the 2013 NKADD Annual Report provides information about our programs and services and serves as an overview of the highlights from last year.

2013 NKADD Annual Report



Contact Information

Northern Kentucky Area Development District

22 Spiral Drive
Florence, KY 41042
P: 859.283.1885
F: 859.283.8178
TDD: 859.283.8178
For general questions, please email info@nkadd.org

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Career Opportunities

Welcome to the NKADD Career Board. You'll find benefit information as well as links to current open positions within the Northern Kentucky Area Development District.

Current Job Openings for the Northern Kentucky Area Development District.

topWorkPlaces2014 NKADD voted Top Workplaces of 2014!