The Itasca Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) creates and retains quality jobs in Itasca County through education, research, and connections with businesses. Every day, its staff works to expand its diverse economy and show why they’ve come to call Itasca County home. IEDC is here to help grow small businesses of all sizes, strengthen its workforce, and build partnerships that strengthen our whole region.
IEDC formed in 1981 as a non-profit corporation dedicated to the creation of high-quality jobs in and around Itasca County. Primary financial support comes from the Blandin Foundation and Itasca County with additional support from an array of public and private partners. Throughout its history, IEDC has established itself as a go-to resource for business retention, growth, and expansion.
IEDC’s mission is to undertake education and research efforts that support and advance the creation and retention of quality jobs by working with the business community residing in and around Itasca County. IEDC invites you to explore its services and reach out to learn how you can grow in Itasca County!