Moving opportunities forward
Since its inception in 2003, Custer Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) has provided support and resources to new and expanding businesses, fostering business growth and retention in the area.
CEDC is a non-profit organization, 501(c)(3), supported by private funds, not by local or state tax dollars. This structure streamlines communication, decision-making, and documentation to provider greater efficiency in developing economic opportunities. Additionally, CEDC maintains strong ties with community leaders to ensure the greatest cooperation in encouraging economic development.
Our vision is fostering a positive business climate creating jobs, economic diversity and increasing the tax base while improving the quality of life for the residents of Custer County. Working together with local businesses, individuals and public entities to champion positive and lasting economic growth.
Provide leadership to facilitate the retention, expansion, formation, attraction, and revitalization of business in Custer County.
Aggressively Pursuing Funding Options
CEDC aggressively pursues funding options available through tax increment financing, community development block grant re-use funds and other grant and business assistance opportunities. In addition, CEDC works aggressively with four member financial institutions to help fund new businesses, encourage business retention and support business expansion.
Supporting a Large Trade Area
Representing the economic and quality of life interests of Central Nebraska, CEDC represents a trade area and labor pool that includes seven counties in the heart of Nebraska. Since its inception in 2003, Custer Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) has provided support and resources to new and expanding businesses, fostering business growth and retention in the area.