Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS)
COIC is designated by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration (EDA) as the “Economic Development District” for Central Oregon. Within this role COIC is responsible for identifying priority economic development project needs within the region, articulating regional needs to the EDA, and assisting local governments in applying for grant funding through the EDA. EDA grant categories include: public works infrastructure, technical assistance, planning, and economic adjustment.
As an Economic Development District, COIC is also responsible for creating and maintaining a regional Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS). The CEDS is updated every five years.
2017 – 2021 CEDS
The 2017 – 2021 Central Oregon CEDS was adopted the the COIC Board on August 3, 2017, and is available here: