Economic-Development Organizations
Ranked by operating budget
Rank
Organization
Operating budget 2018
Percent public financing 2018
Services
Phone
Fax
Website
Person in charge
Title
Year founded
1
City of Fort Collins Economic Health Office
222 LaPorte Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80522
$1,270,000
100%
Regional economic development, redevelopment, business support, sector partnership, talent development, innovation and revolving loan fund.
970-416-4349
970-224-6107
www.fcgov.com/business
Josh Birks
economic health & redevelopment director; SeonAh Kendall
senior economic health manager
2005
2
City of Loveland - Economic Development Department
500 E. Third St., Suite 310
Loveland, CO 80537
$1,000,000
100%
The Loveland Economic Development Department leads and focuses the long-term economic vitality efforts of the community.
970-962-2345
970-962-2945
www.lovelandeconomicdevelopment.org
Kelly Jones
economic-development director
2012
3
Upstate Colorado Economic Development
821 Seventh St., Suite 550
Greeley, CO 80631
$832,250
50%
Confidential site selection, incentive facilitation, enterprise-zone administration, workforce training & data, demographic information, Weld/Larimer Loan funds, business advocacy, economic data.
970-356-4565
970-352-2436
www.upstatecolorado.org
Richard C. Werner
president & CEO
1987
4
City of Greeley - Department of Economic Health & Housing
1100 10th St., Suite 201
Greeley, CO 80631
$730,000
100%
Primary-industry attraction, business retention and expansion, development services, small-business development, workforce development, urban renewal, business & industry liaison, housing, CDBG & TIF
970-350-9380
970-350-9895
www.greeleygov.com
Benjamin Snow
Director; Roy Otto
city manager/economic development director
2018
5
Longmont Economic Development Partnership
1925 Pike Road, Suite 202
Longmont, CO 80501
$689,029
65%
Leads a comprehensive, collaborative economic-development strategy to promote and strengthen Longmont's economic health.
303-651-0128
N/A
www.longmont.org
Jessica Erickson
president/CEO
1981
6
Brighton Economic Development Corp.
22 S. Fourth Ave., Suite 305
Brighton, CO 80601
$620,559
64%
Public/private partnership designed to assist new and existing businesses in Brighton. Attraction, site selection, retention, expansion, entrepreneurism, workforce and education.
303-655-2155
303-655-2153
www.brightonedc.org
Michael Martinez
executive director
1974
7
Town of Windsor Economic Development Department
301 Walnut St.
Windsor, CO 80550
$500,000
100%
The Economic Development Department exists to diversify, grow and strengthen the local Windsor economy. Main objectives are to expand primary employment, and secure retail and service opportunities.
970-674-2414
970-674-2456
www.windsoreconomicdevelopment.com
Stacy Miller
director
1890
8
City of Boulder Economic Vitality Program
1500 Pearl St., Suite 302
Boulder, CO 80302
$450,000
100%
Provides information and assistance to Boulder businesses and fosters innovation, entrepreneurship, inclusion and economic vitality.
303-441-3017
303-441-4241
www.bouldercolorado.gov/business
Jennifer Pinsonneault
business liaison
2003
9
Boulder Economic Council
2440 Pearl St.
Boulder, CO 80302
$381,460
25%
Assists Boulder businesses with expansion plans. Publishes demographic, economic and Boulder market data. Engages in workforce development projects and hosts Boulder Forecast and Summit events.
303-442-1044
303-938-8837
www.bouldereconomiccouncil.org
Clif Harald
executive director
1996
10
City of Louisville Economic Development Department
749 Main St.
Louisville, CO 80027
$230,000
100%
Business retention and development; business recruitment; real estate assistance.
303-335-4533
303-335-4550
www.louisvilleco.gov
Aaron DeJong
director of economic development; Megan Pierce
economic vitality director
1878