Results-driven and member-led, 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 1988, CEDA has secured $120 million in financial resources 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

Executive Director's Note:
Published: November 1, 2022
Hello and Happy Fall. The Vandals are winning! And it’s the start of CEDA’s new fiscal year. We had a great 2022 with a lot of momentum in community development, regional planning, and workforce development activities that you can read in this newsletter.
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NEWS

We have a Part-Time Opening!
Published: November 1, 2022
We have a job opening to support our Talent Pipeline Management workforce development initiative.
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NEWS

CEDA Awarded EDA Planning Grant
Published: November 1, 2022
CEDA has been awarded a three-year planning partnership grant by the Economic Development Administration, a division of the U.S. Department of Commerce. The investment will be used to support long-term economic development planning efforts in north central Idaho
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NEWS

CEDA Completes Sale of Building to NRS
Published: November 1, 2022
CEDA and NRS representatives, and NRS’ newly acquired building from CEDA: Kathie LaFortune (Latah County Commissioner and CEDA board Vice Chair), Julia Parker (Moscow City Council and CEDA board member), Dodd Snodgrass (CEDA Executive Director), Mark Deming (NRS Chief Marketing Officer), Tony Mangini (NRS Chief Financial Officer) and
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MEMBERSHIP
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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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