Economic development corporation


Economic development corporation

An economic development corporation is an organization common in the United States, usually a 501(c)(3) non-profit whose mission is to promote economic development within a specific geographical area. These organizations are similar to, but complementary to Chambers of Commerce.

List of EDCs

* Napa Valley EDC
* San Diego Regional EDC
* New York City EDC
* Gilroy Economic Development Corporation,Gilroy, California
* Parkdale Liberty Economic Development Corporation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada [ [http://parkdaleliberty.com/ Parkdale Liberty Economic Development Corporation web site] ]
* Kemp Economic Development Corporation, Kemp, Texas [ [http://www.kempedc.com/ Kemp Economic Development Corporation web site] ]

References

External links

* [http://www.governancefocus.com/ Governance Focus] issues in governance worldwide, in English & Español
* [http://www.gilroyedc.org/ Official Economic Development Website for the City of Gilroy, California]
* [http://www.brenhamtexas.com/economic/ Economic Development Foundation of Brenham, Texas]
* [http://ci.hillsdale.mi.us/econdev.htm City of Hillsdale, Michigan Economic Development Department]
* [http://www.longviewusa.com/ Longview Economic Development Corporation] - Longview, Texas
* [http://www.credc.org/ Columbia River Economic Development Council] LAEDC
* [http://www.iedconline.org International Economic Development Council] Largest membership organization for economic development in the world

ee also

* Authority
* Business improvement district
* "Pro bono"


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