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The NKADD is growing and needs more space! Bids were received for construction of the new space, which is being built off the back of the current building. Ashley Construction is the general contractor and work has begun Please excuse our mess during construction!

The Northern Kentucky Legislative Caucus held a Public Meeting on February 7th in Florence.  Over 150 people attended the meeting to voice their concerns to their elected leaders.  Read more...

The Kentucky Council of Area Development Districts held its 2015 Annual Legislative Breakfast in Frankfort on Thursday, January 8th.

NKADD is proud to stand with our region against the heroin and opiate drug epidemic.  The Regional Opiate Summit was held at the NKU METS Center in Erlanger on February 23rd and 24th.  Representatives from around the region who are working to combat this epidemic were in attendance to bring about positive change for the citizens of Northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, and Indiana.

NKADD would like to welcome many new elected officials and citizen representatives to our Board of Directors.  These new members attended their first meeting on Thursday, February 26th and we look forward to having them provide their guidance and insight as we work to make Northern Kentucky a better place to live, work, and play.

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 2014 and look ahead to 2015, the 2014 NKADD Annual Report provides information about our programs and services and serves as an overview of the highlights from last year.




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

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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!