• Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation
  • Serving Cumberland County
  • Pennsylvania’s destination for business and leisure


The Economic Impact of Tourism and Hospitality

Between Cumberland Valley's beautiful nature, incredible history and great food and attractions, tourists from all over the country travel to enjoy time here. The positive economic impact of tourism and …

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Come Back to Cumberland Valley: Economy Series / Logistics & Manufacturing

Supply chain issues have devastated many manufacturers, suppliers and logistics companies. What are the issues affecting supply chain today? When will shelved be fully stocked, items delivered, and car lots …

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The Military’s Importance to the Cumberland Valley

The Cumberland Valley is well known for its scenic wonders and historic streets — streets that paved the way for America’s earliest won battles. The resolve and impact of the …

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Tourism and Hospitality Industry Outlook

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all aspects of daily life, and travel, whether for pleasure or business, is no exception. The pandemic has especially affected the tourism, hospitality and travel …

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Recovery & Reopening

Below are resources aimed at recovery and reopening for our businesses. View financing options and other COVID-19 resources here. View the chart below for Guidance Documents by Industry. Please note that this …

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COVID-19 Updates & Resources

View recovery and reopening information here. Signup for our e-newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest COVID-19 resources. The well-being of our partners, guests and residents is the highest priority for CAEDC. …

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Key Business Financial Documents

Paperwork isn't the most glamorous part of running a business, but it is essential to your company's success. Financial documents are key in day-to-day operations as well as for long-term …

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The Need for Attainable Housing

On June 30, 2021, CAEDC in partnership with the Cumberland County Housing & Redevelopment Authority and the Cumberland County Planning Department, held an event on the need for Attainable Housing …

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CHIRP Grant Recipients

Below is a list of recipients of the Cumberland County COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program (CHIRP) funding. CAEDC received 151 Applications requesting over $4M in funding. After conducting financial evaluations, …

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Carlisle Named 2021 All-America City

Carlisle was one of 10 communities across the country to receive a 2021 All-America City Award from the National Civic League. This year’s theme was “Building Equitable and Resilient Communities.” …

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