EDC Vision

Building and sustaining a healthy local economy through community, business, and workforce development.

EDC Mission

To enhance economic vitality and quality of life while respecting shared community values and maintaining a healthy environment.

Who are we?

The Economic Development Council (EDC) is a 501(c)6 non-profit. We focus on promoting and assisting business growth. Services and resources are given to new and existing businesses that employ local residents, purchase local products and services. Local businesses contribute to our tax base.

We promote Island County as a quality of life locale for business development and living wage jobs.

Our network of business resources includes direct business counseling and demographics,topical business information, direct marketing exposure, business counseling services, business financing planning.

If you are experiencing a business problem, or know someone who can use our assistance, please don’t hesitate to call.

The EDC is here to help.

What do we do?


Free to low-cost workshops delivered by us or by one of our partner organizations.

Smart business decisions require good information. Members get free access.

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We have personal relationships with finance experts, library resources, government officials, and other business experts. We share these and more resources with you.

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How can we help?

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