Featured Newsline: Alliance & City Apply for Childcare Strategy Funding

Teaming up with the city of Durango, the Alliance is spearheading a bid for a $55,000 state grant to conduct a comprehensive study on the region’s childcare needs. This would pave the way for a holistic childcare investment strategy, addressing the challenges faced by local workers and families. With the support of key organizations, this initiative promises to deliver tangible solutions to a critical community issue. Stay tuned for updates on this vital project as it unfolds, shaping the future of childcare in our region.

Alliance Wins Non-Profit of the Year

We are honored to have received this recognition and accept this award on behalf of our membership and board.

City’s Seed Investment Pays Off

The City of Durango has commended the La Plata Economic Development Alliance for the successful implementation of its Housing Catalyst Fund, initially seeded with a generous $250,000 contribution.

Agile Strategic Plan

As we embark on a journey into the future of economic development, the Alliance is proud to present our strategic plan that reflects our commitment to adaptability, innovation, and community impact. Over the past three years, our organization has undergone significant transformations to address the evolving challenges in economic development.

Request for Proposals: Financial Review/Audit and 990 Services

The La Plata County Economic Development Alliance is accepting proposals for Financial Review/Audit and 990 Preparation Services

Project RUN Annoucement

The Alliance and FLC are taking a proactive approach to workforce challenges, ensuring local residents possess the skills necessary to excel in diverse industries. Together they have unveiled a transformative initiative, Project RUN, a professional certificate program aimed at enhancing the local workforce’s skills and economic mobility.

9R Bond Contracting Info

Durango’s voters approved Ballot Issue 4A, a $90 million bond issues to the Durango School District 9-R. $63 million of that bond can be spent on local contracts, and the Alliance wants to help local businesses succeed in securing those contracts.
Fill out this form for contractor participation registration.

The Alliance is helping local businesses find space to expand

The Alliance has developed a Request for Information (RFI) form to help connect businesses and property owners together in an effort to help businesses find room to expand in La Plata County.  Check out the article in the Durango Herald.  To learn more please contact the Alliance.