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Newsline: Mike French to Step Down

The Alliance is pleased to announce a planned leadership transition. After four impactful years with the organization, our Executive Director, Mike French, will be implementing a succession plan. Mike will be handing over the reins to our Deputy Director, Sarah Tober.

Press Release: Alliance Executive Director Transition

The Alliance Board is announcing the acceptance of a succession plan presented by our Executive Director, Mike French. The plan calls for Mike to transition out of the organization and be succeeded by Sarah Tober, our current Deputy Director, effective July 1, 2024.

Newsline: Alliance forming plan for early childcare

The Alliance has applied for $55,000 in state grant funding to address the significant childcare challenges in La Plata County.

Press Release: DIDF Funds RHA

The RHA has received a grant of nearly $1 million from the Durango Industrial Development Foundation to create a low-interest evolving loan fund to support local workforce housing initiatives. The Alliance will administer the fund, and is starting the application process for the Housing Catalyst Revolving Loan Program in late spring of this year.

Durango Local News Network on Catalyst Fund Round 2

Durango Local News Network Reports: The City of Durango plans to contribute $250,000 to the Housing Catalyst Fund to support housing projects in La Plata County, building on previous grants.

Newsline: Catalyst Fund Round 2

Recently featured in The Durango Herald, we’re proud to announce the second round of the Housing Catalyst Fund aimed at jumpstarting critical housing projects. The La Plata Economic Development Alliance is thrilled to share the latest update on our ongoing efforts to tackle housing challenges in La Plata County.