Stronger Counties. Stronger America.
Strengthen America’s counties.
Healthy, safe and vibrant counties across America.
BY THE NUMBERS
Through NACo, counties unite to advocate for county priorities in federal policymaking, promote exemplary county policies and practices, nurture leadership skills and expand knowledge networks, optimize county and taxpayer resources and cost savings, and enrich the public’s understanding of county government. Across America, there are:
County elected officials
We are passionate about advancing excellence in public service to help people and places thrive across America.
We embrace and respect our diversity of experience, heritage and thought.
We sustain our ingenuity and impact by harnessing our collective knowledge and by cultivating collegiality, civility and inclusivity.
We are steadfast in our shared pursuit to enrich our membership value exponentially, guided by the belief that stronger counties result in a stronger America.
Inspire exemplary county leadership
- Intensify member participation and experiences
- Present world-class forums for peer networking and knowledge exchange
- Cultivate leadership skills development and lifelong learning
- Optimize alliances with state associations, affiliates and strategic partners
Achieve county priorities in national policymaking
- Elevate the importance of counties in setting America’s public policy
- Attain county policy priorities at the federal level
- Drive favorable national and state policy initiatives and models
- Produce definitive, actionable county research and data analytics
Amplify county solutions in public service excellence
- Empower county leaders with evidence-based policies and practices
- Forge multi-sector partnerships for county innovation and impact
- Showcase and recognize county excellence
- Enrich the public’s understanding of county government through civic and youth education
Optimize county and association resources and cost savings
- Secure and sustain the association’s financial position
- Be impeccable stewards of the association’s assets
- Evolve existing enterprise programs for sustained member value
- Advance new value-added, cost-effective solutions for counties and the public
Perform as a preeminent association
- Embody NACo’s Values and Code of Practice
- Thrive as a premier employer of choice
- Expand the skills, horizons and engagement of the NACo staff
- Assist counties in workforce attraction, retention and wellness
Your Voice in Washington
Advocating for County Policy Priorities
NACo supports federal policies and programs that equip county governments with the resources and flexibility needed to effectively serve our residents.
Engage with NACo
Corporate Premier Program
NACo’s Corporate Premier Program offers companies the opportunity to engage with and support county officials across the country.
Demonstrate your county spirit
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