Brunch & Learn: OEDIT Grants & Export Assistance

Join the EDC and the staff of the Advanced Industries team at the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) as they share information on key grants and export assitance for rural Colorado companies. Enjoy brunch from Michelle Gap and presentation on: AI Early Stage Capital & Retention Grants AI Investment Tax Credits [...]

EDC_Insights Blog: Broadband

Thank you for your interest in the EDC’s public policy work. The article below is part of our EDC_Insights campaign, a monthly series of blog posts, email newsletters, social media posts, and policy focused events. Please also read our kickoff blog to learn more about the people and processes behind the EDC's policy work.  In today's digital age, [...]

Why we Advocate for Public Policy That Supports Economic Vibrancy

Most local business people know the Chaffee County EDC for its innovative Ascent business accelerator. Fewer know that we also persistently monitor local policy activity and advocate on behalf of our members for business-friendly public policies that support a thriving, diversified, year-round economy. We focus on seven key topics that provide the infrastructure on which [...]

2024 Spring Candidate Forum

Great communities don’t just happen, they’re created with intention by committed leaders aligned to a compelling vision. Here in Chaffee County, major upcoming policy discussions related to housing, childcare, water, broadband and more, will have direct impacts on our businesses and careers. At EDC_Forums, you’ll have an opportunity to meet the candidates seeking elected office, [...]