CEDA was created in 1986 as a private, 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation then called the Southeastern Minnesota Development Corporation. In 2010, the agency became Community & Economic Development Associates (CEDA) as a result of increased interest and inquiries received from communities outside of the agency’s original service area of Southeast Minnesota. The name change reflects CEDA’s commitment to provide services to fit the needs of communities throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa.

Areas of Specialty:

  • Community Support Program for counties, cities or other organizations
  • Small Business Assistance
  • Grant Writing & Management Services
  • Administration Services
  • Community Planning & Development