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We are the Eau Claire Area EDC

We advance the economic prosperity in Altoona, Augusta, Eau Claire, Fairchild & Fall Creek by providing a wide range of free services for entrepreneurs and businesses. Our activies center around strengthening our local businesses, supporting our local talent pool, recruiting new businesses to our community, and supporting local entreprenuers. 


There is no one-size-fits-all Solution to Economic Development

This is why we focus on Business Recruitment, Critical Talent, Business Retention and Expansion, and Entrepreneurial Services.


Our Efforts Make a Difference in our Community

in 2015 alone -

256 new jobs throughEDC assisted projects
$30.5+ Million secured in private sector project investment for our local businesses
2 new products launched into the marketplace through the Idea Challenge

Recent News What's happening in the Eau Claire Area

Local Employers Report High Levels of Concern Over Upcoming Retirements

Understanding the local labor market is a vital component in formulating a strategy for addressing local skills gaps. In May of 2015,

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Earthbound Environmental to Receive a Sustainable Award from City of Eau Claire

Earthbound Environmental Solutions, LLC and the Eau Claire area Economic Development are pleased to announce that Earthbound Environmental Solutions, LLC has been

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Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch to Speak at EDC’s 2016 Annual Luncheon

The Eau Claire Area EDC will hold its Annual Luncheon at The Florian Gardens Conference Center on Monday, February 22, 2016, from

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