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About the Eau Claire Area EDCAdd to Report

Problem solving your business's challenges - that's what we’re about.

We provide a wide range of free services for entrepreneurs and businesses that want to innovate, develop, expand or locate in the communities of Altoona, Augusta, Eau Claire, Fairchild, and Fallcreek. Our activies center around expanding and developing our local businesses, expanding the businesses that operate in our community, and supporting local innovative businesses and entreprenuers. To learn more on how we advance the Eau Claire Area economy in these areas view our Action Plans.


The Eau Claire Area Economic Development Corporation (EDC) was established in 1983 and is classified as a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization. We are staffed by 3 full-time positions and 2 part-time postions, and assisted by over 60 volunteers. 


Our Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Friday: 8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Phone: 715-834-0070

Our Mission

Advancing economic prosperity through business and job growth.



Our Vision

To be a premier center for regional economic development leadership.

Our Philosophy

Create and market our unique resources and assets so our area does not compete on commodities such as land and basic infrastructure.