Clearwater Economic Development Association (CEDA) drives regional development and provides local governments guidance on economic diversification, improved community livability, and collective prosperity within the Idaho counties of Clearwater, Idaho, Latah, Lewis, and Nez Perce.
CEDA’s ability to leverage networks is key to improving the lives of the people of North Central Idaho.
Since 1995, CEDA has secured $55 million in financial resources, and leveraged another $79 in other sources for built infrastructure, projects, and programs. Since 1988, CEDA has financed $18 million in small business loans.
CEDA promotes regional thinking. When members and partners speak as one collective voice through CEDA, we become a catalyst for change.
Strategic Planning, Business Cluster & Supply Chain Analysis, Career Awareness, Workforce Skills Development
Direct Business Loans, Planning for Financing, Resource Identification
Local government partners with education, industry, agencies, and non-profit organizations to be the collective voice for strengthening and diversifying the economy and building community wealth.
CEDA carries out its economic development mission through staff directed by the leadership of a Board of Directors and working council volunteers.
Kaleena Moulton, Economic and Community Development Assistant. Kaleena is supporting our planning and coordination initiatives. She has a background in accounting and entrepreneurship. She loves all animals (except snakes) and loves spending time with her family. She is very excited for the opportunity to be part of CEDA and is looking forward to the projects she will be working on.Sam Mager, Business Finance Specialist. Sam’s job is to connect small businesses to financing in order to start, expand, or retain their business. His background consists of business management alongside a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. Sam understands the complexity of business operations and has the desire to help you make the wisest choice possible. He is happy to serve, answer any questions, and assist in obtaining entrepreneurial dreams. Mariah Miller, Community Development Specialist. Mariah’s responsibilities include grant administration and project development for our communities. She is married to Phil and is a proud mother to daughter Harper. Mariah finds balance in life through her love for the gym, outdoor recreation, and the joy of cooking. If you are a business or community needing assistance they are here to help, along with John, Deb, Amber, and Dodd Pictured: Kaleena Moulton, Sam Mager, and Mariah Miller