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 [ [ Parkdale Liberty Economic Development Corporation web site] ]
* Kemp Economic Development Corporation, Kemp, Texas [ [ Kemp Economic Development Corporation web site] ]


External links

* [ Governance Focus] issues in governance worldwide, in English & Español
* [ Official Economic Development Website for the City of Gilroy, California]
* [ Economic Development Foundation of Brenham, Texas]
* [ City of Hillsdale, Michigan Economic Development Department]
* [ Longview Economic Development Corporation] - Longview, Texas
* [ Columbia River Economic Development Council] LAEDC
* [ 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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