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Carbon County Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC)is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the economic future of Carbon County, Wyoming.  The Corporation shall assist in the creation of sustainable jobs in Carbon County and its nine municipalities in south-central Wyoming.

For more information, visit www.ccwyed.net.


Greeley, Colorado truly is - Great from the Ground Up. The area’s expansive agriculture industry makes us the 8th largest agricultural producer in the U.S. Our rich natural resources make us the state’s 2nd largest producer of oil and gas energy resources. And our national and international headquarters, our centers of higher education, and our state of the art health care, create a contemporary western community where you can feel equally at home in a cowboy hat or a business suit.

The community is home to a growing population of 96,000 residents enjoying all that Greeley and Colorado have to offer including excellent educational opportunities (University of Northern Colorado and Aims Community College), ample affordable housing in historic or modern residential neighborhoods, over 30 community parks and outdoor recreational opportunities, and nationally recognized health care at a top ranked regional hospital (North Colorado Medical Center).

For more information, visit www.greeleygov.com.


The mission of the Colorado Workforce Development Council is to create a business-focused workforce system that effectively helps to prepare Coloradans for the jobs of today and tomorrow. The Council accomplishes this by aligning the efforts of economic development, education/training, workforce development, government and business stakeholders at the local, regional and state levels. We convene partners, leverage resources and work to remove communication and regulatory barriers in order to help businesses create jobs, retain jobs and access a highly competitive workforce.

For more information, visit www.colorado.gov/cdle/cwdc.


Fort Lupton, situated in southern Weld County, in named for Lieutenant Lancaster Lupton, who originally came to the area with Colonel Dodge’s Dragoons in 1835. Seeing the possibilities for trade, Lt. Lupton built a trading fort in 1836. Fort Lupton became an official Colorado City in April 1974 and today there are companies such as oil and gas explorations, aluminum can manufacture, a greenhouse, equipment companies, which are among the city’s largest employers.

Fort Lupton is a growing and appealing Front Range community located at the crossroads of State Highway 52 and US Highway 85 along the scenic South Platte River. Fort Lupton with its small city atmosphere, state-of-the-art recreation facility, a challenging 18-hole golf course and available sites continues to provide an attractive ideal location for business, small industry and families alike.

For more information, visit www.fortlupton.org.


Morgan County Economic Development Corporation is a not-for-profit 501 (c) 6 corporation that's mission is to promote Morgan County, Colorado by serving as the primary coordinator of information and resources for new and expanding businesses to optimize the activities of economic and community development for the enrichment of its businesses and residents. The purpose of MCEDC is to target job growth to sustain and improve the quality of life in Morgan County. MCEDC works with local governments and private businesses to ensure that growth is possible as well as a welcoming climate for new businesses. Infrastructure development remains a constant focus for MCEDC as expansions or new business are not possible without readily available infrastructure.

For more information, visit www.morgancountyinfo.com.


Platte County Economic Development (PCED) is dedicated to assisting business and industry to create better jobs and to working with local government to provide a better quality of life for the residents of Wheatland and Platte County. We work closely with local and state government to find funding for new business ventures and to help existing businesses grow and do a better job of attracting new customers and training better employees.

We are a member supported organization and have grown our membership to include retail, government, service companies and energy companies. PCED has a strong working relationship with Platte County Chamber of Commerce, and Platte County Main Street, as well as other economic development groups in the county. We offer low interest business loans and work closely with our local banks to get as much leverage as possible to reach as many business partners as possible.

Platte County Economic Development has written several grants recently to improve infrastructure in our communities. We are working to attract oil service and wind energy companies to the area as part of our commitment to helping create better paying job opportunities, and we are in the early stages of developing a plan to develop a data center/business park in Platte County in the next 2 – 5 years. A study by the Wyoming Business Council in early 2012 indicated that Wheatland is in an ideal location to attract data centers.

 

For more information, visit plattecountyedc.com/.


SelectUSA is a federal-wide initiative to promote and facilitate business investment in the United States. SelectUSA partners with U.S. economic development organizations (EDOs) to support their efforts to attract, retain, and expand business investment, and provides information to companies to help them build their business in the United States. SelectUSA is a part of the International Trade Administration within the U.S. Department of Commerce. SelectUSA offers: 

  • Business Solutions: SelectUSA works directly with firms to help identify federal programs and services, provide resources and establish connections with economic development organizations.
  • Ombudsman Assistance: SelectUSA works directly with firms to address issues or questions involving federal regulations, programs, or activities related to investments.
  • Economic Development Organization Counseling: As subject-matter experts, SelectUSA staff can help EDOs successfully recruit and retain investment.
  • Advocacy for U.S. Cities, States and Regions: SelectUSA helps level the playing field for U.S. EDOs competing with foreign locations for new foreign direct investment.
  • Investment Events and Facilitated Missions: SelectUSA leverages the Foreign Commercial Service network across 72 countries to help provide EDOs with unique international promotion opportunities and access to potential investors.

 

For more information, visit www.selectusa.gov.



Weld County covers an area of 3,999 square miles in north central Colorado and is home to thriving urban neighborhoods and quiet rural communities. With a 150-year history rooted in agriculture, Weld County is number one in the state (and eighth in nation) for value of agricultural products sold. Numerous corporations call Weld County home, including State Farm, JBS Swift Beef Company, Vestas Wind Systems, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation and Noble Energy. Because Weld County is governed by a home rule charter, government and residents work closely to manage county affairs in order to maintain public health, safety and welfare. Weld County recognizes the value of local control in collaborating with its 31 municipalities to create opportunities that empower businesses and allow families to grow and thrive.

For more information, visit www.weldgov.com.


The Wyoming State Engineer's Office and Board of Control provides general supervision and protection of both inter- and intra- state waters of Wyoming. This includes the appropriation, distribution and application to beneficial use of water as provided under the prior appropriation doctrine, and to maintain the flexibility within that framework to meet the changing needs of the citizens of Wyoming. The State Engineer's Office collects, analyzes, maintains and provides water related information for ensuring the appropriate management and regulation of Wyoming's water resources.

For more information, visit sites.google.com/a/wyo.gov/seo/.