CCEDC Awards Dinner, Phoenixville Foundry

CCEDC Granted Almost $1 Million in Funding for Job Training, Workforce Development Programs

January 18, 2021

Gov. Tom Wolf has announced close to $1 million in job training and workforce development funding for programs run by the Chester County Economic Development Council, in partnership with the Chester County Workforce Development Board, to support businesses in key industry sectors. $940,000 in funding will go to CCEDC’s award-winning industry partnerships that support businesses… Read More >

17th Annual Economic Outlook

January 11, 2021

The Chester County Economic Development Council held its 17th Annual Economic Outlook on Friday, January 8.  Mike Grigalonis, COO and Executive Vice President, provided a welcome and overview while MaryFrances McGarrity, Senior Vice President of Business Development Services, introduced the two experts. Speakers: Patti Brennan – President and CEO of Key Financial, Inc. James Glassman… Read More >

Chester County Economic Development Council Convenes 17 Thought Leaders to Help Formulate More Equitable and Inclusive Workforce Policies

September 29, 2020

Exton, PA – September 26, 2020 – The Chester County Economic Development Council (CCEDC) is pledging organizational change as it assembles 17 thought leaders from the region who are committed to bringing diversity, equity and inclusion to the forefront. CCEDC will collaborate with its Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force to create more relevant and… Read More >

Industry Partnerships the Collective Business Solution to Restoring Southeastern PA’s Economic Resilience

September 25, 2020

Like the ants in Aesop’s fable, hundreds of area businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies have been working diligently for years to build a strong economic and workforce development system, which is serving the region well during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Guided by the powerful combo of the Chester County Economic Development Council and the Chester County Workforce Development… Read More >

Seedcopa + SeedcoDE’s Sherwood Robbins Named Region 3 Director of National Association of Development Companies

June 22, 2020

The National Association of Development Companies (NADCO) has  elected Seedcopa + SeedcoDE’s Sherwood Robbins as the Director of Region 3, covering five states and the District of Columbia. NADCO is the trade association for SBA Certified Development Companies and other lenders across the nation who deliver the SBA 504 loan program to small businesses. NADCO members… Read More >

ChesCo Commissioners Award $5 Million in Grants for Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Chester County Commissioners Marian Moskowitz, Josh Maxwell and Michelle Kichline announced the award of $5 million in grants to 248 Chester County small businesses and agricultural enterprises. The individual grants, made available through the Chester County Main Street Preservation program for small businesses impacted by COVID-19, range from just under $1,500 to $25,000. Chester County Commissioners’ Chair Marian Moskowitz… Read More >

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equality & Inclusion

June 4, 2020

June 4, 2020   Dear Friends and Colleagues, When we see the news of the day, the pain, sadness, and anger that is so clear in the voices and scenes across the country, it causes us at CCEDC to reflect on our work, our values, and our core principles as an organization. At the Chester… Read More >

Global Business Advisory Board Helps Delaware Valley Companies with an International Footprint Weather COVID-19 Pandemic

April 10, 2020

While it may come as no surprise that the Covid-19 pandemic has created a devastating impact on companies across the region; it has created especially unique challenges for those with an international footprint. Their supply chains and ability to serve their clients have been disrupted. Their international strategies have been completely turned upside down. For… Read More >

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