Northeast Oklahoma Regional Alliance
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About NORA


The Northeast Oklahoma Regional Alliance (NORA) is a 501 C3 corporation dedicated to the growth, prosperity, and vitality of Northeast Oklahoma and its communities, by promoting regionalism throughout the area; leveraging regional resources; recognizing common issues and identifying collaborative solutions; expanding regional networks; and communicating our regional story. 

NORA strives to keep northeast Oklahoma one of the best places to live and do business through promoting growth of local and regional leaders, as well as workforce development.

NORA serves 14 counties in northeast Oklahoma: Washington, Nowata, Craig, Ottawa, Delaware, Mayes, Rogers, Wagoner, Cherokee, Adair, Sequoyah, McIntosh, Muskogee and Okmulgee counties.

We collaborate with chambers of commerce, business, education, and civic leaders, and other key stakeholders to
develop and improve NE Oklahoma. Our work, supported by a growing list of partners, focuses on:

  • Business development
  • Workforce development
  • Regional stewardship
  • Community leadership initiatives
  • Education and resource sharing
  • Issue advocacy
  • Civic engagement
  • Community-based learning opportunities
  • Opportunities to network