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Welcome to the Economic Development Site

Since 1985 the Crater Planning District Commission has served as the economic development district for the region.


Public Notice 2021 CEDS Report Review

Comment Period Closed May 19, 2021 Public Notice The Crater Economic Development District (EDD) has developed and maintains a comprehensive economic development strategy (CEDS). The CEDS is the result of a planning process designed to help guide the economic growth...

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CEDS Announcement Feb. 26, 2021

Announcement At the Crater Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) Committee meeting held on February 26, 2021, three reports were discussed that are in support of the Crater Commission’s U. S. Economic Development Administration CARES Act Economic Recovery...

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The major focus of Crater Planning District Commission’s work program is economic, industrial and small business development, reflecting the priorities which have been established by the member localities.

Crater PDC as an economic development district has developed and maintains a Comprehensive Economic Strategy (CEDS) to support economic growth within the region.

Crater PDC manages two loan programs 1) Business Continuity Loan Program, 2) Revolving Loan Fund Program

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