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About

Growing Business, Growing Smart

For more than 60 years, the Chester County Economic Development Council (CCEDC) has served Chester County, PA, and the surrounding region.

We are a private, non-governmental entity that supports businesses in four key areas – Financing Solutions, Location Services, Workforce Development, and Innovation Culture.  Through these efforts, we not only assist the business community but also enhance the quality of life for those who live in our area.

Our services are administered through a variety of industry partnerships, affiliate organizations, and initiatives. Click on each key service area below to learn more.

Our Mission

To promote business and community prosperity in Chester County through a balanced economic development strategy that fosters private sector growth and job creation while preserving the county’s quality of life.

Our Vision

To be recognized as the most successful, diverse, and engaged business and community development services provider in Pennsylvania.

Our Commitment to Diversity

As a community-based organization, CCEDC is stronger and more effective when we have a variety of voices and perspectives, both among the clients we serve, our team members, and our many volunteers. CCEDC is dedicated to creating an environment that welcomes entrepreneurs, job seekers, and companies from diverse backgrounds, and we strive to increase business and workforce opportunities for minority and women-owned businesses in Chester County and beyond.

We value the support of our many partners and look forward to future conversations and opportunities to make a more prosperous, equitable, and inclusive society.

Our Core Services