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.

CONNECTING COMMUNITIES & BUSINESS TO RESOURCES SINCE 1986

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.

SERVICES
our services are characterized by three areas of focus:
REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Strategic Planning, Business Cluster & Supply Chain Analysis, Career Awareness, Workforce Skills Development

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Direct Business Loans, Planning for Financing, Resource Identification

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Municipal Utility Upgrades, Community & Senior Centers, Medical/Emergency Service Facilities, Community Amenities

NEWS &
EVENTS
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NEWS

Welcome Our New Staff!
Published: February 14, 2024
We are excited to have these fine folks recently join our CEDA team!
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NEWS

Executive Director’s Note:
Published: September 1, 2023
Community Building. Deb Smith, Krista Baker, and I attended the Northwest Inland Partners meeting on August 9 in Spokane Valley. The speaker was Doug Griffiths, author of 13 Ways to Kill Your Community.
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NEWS

CEDA Receives Two Idaho Grant Awards
Published: September 1, 2023
The Clearwater Economic Development Association (CEDA) recently received funding awards to provide outreach, education, and strategic plan development in north central Idaho, which meets the agency’s goals to serve community and workforce development. This is a new and exciting opportunity for CEDA.
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NEWS

CBYCC Summer Season Comes to an End
Published: September 1, 2023
The Clearwater Basin Youth Conservation Corps just completed its eight week summer season.
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NEWS

7th Annual Youth Conference A Success
Published: September 1, 2023
The 7th annual Dream It Do It HERE Youth Conference, held May 16th on the University of Idaho Campus, drew 500 students and 54 counselors from 24 schools in north central Idaho and southeast Idaho.
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NEWS

Community Development Activity
Published: September 1, 2023
Orofino installed the restroom in Champions Park and a lot more!
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NEWS

CEDA Launching Idaho Small Business Revolving Loan Fund
Published: September 1, 2023
CEDA is accepting applications for financing through the Idaho Small Business Revolving Loan Fund (ISBRLF).
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CEDA membership is the ‘heart’ of development in North Central Idaho.

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.

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News Flash


Welcome Our New Staff!

 

We are excited to have these fine folks recently join our CEDA team:

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