Formed in 1996 as a private, non-profit economic development organization, Delta County Economic Development, Inc. (DCED) is committed to developing a stronger economy for Delta County. Since its inception, DCED has played a significant role in helping existing businesses in Delta County to expand, to recruit new businesses and investment to the area, and to market Delta County as a great place to do business and a wonderful place to live.
Delta County Economic Development serves as a one-stop service center for businesses seeking to expand or relocate to the area. DCED provides up-to-date information on available buildings and locations, demographics and local resources. DCED also serves as a facilitator, working one-on-one with businesses to assist them with the progress of their goals.
Many amenities are available to businesses in Delta County. The quality of life, excellent schools, recreational opportunities, reasonable taxes, affordable real estate, and strong labor force throughout Delta County make it a versatile and desirable community.
DCED represents the City of Delta and Towns of Cedaredge, Crawford, Hotchkiss, Paonia and Orchard City. The DCED office is located in the City of Delta.
DCED is a membership-based 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization. Our members include private and public partnerships. Working together we will develop a strong economy for Delta County and the region. Please consider becoming a member or making a tax-deductible contribution to further our work. DCED is an approved Enhance Rural Enterprise Zone Tax Credit Project, as such, a taxpayer who makes a monetary or in-kind donation to DCED may claim a Colorado income tax credit of 25% of the value of the contribution (12.5% for in-kind donations). For more information email us.