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

Why Should I Invest

CAEDC is the authorized economic development and tourism promotion agency for Cumberland County Pennsylvania and operates as a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization. Our mission is to promote and advance economic opportunities by leveraging our organizational and community assets, strategic location, workforce and natural resources to drive growth, create jobs and improve the quality of life.


The Cumberland Valley Alliance was formed in 2014 to provide you with the opportunity to directly impact our community’s business health. One hundred percent of this investment will fund our programs.

Your investments allow us to provide destination marketing, funding solutions, business and government advocacy and capital investment and job creation which leads to economic growth.

Your investment in our marketing campaigns and other CAEDC Programs will directly impact future growth in total capital investment, jobs created, and new tax revenue into our County.


CAEDC invites you and/or your organization to invest in the Alliance. As an Alliance Investor, you will continue to have the opportunity to network and generate business opportunities and participate with CAEDC on the County’s economic development strategies, priority projects and workforce development initiatives.

We currently have a five-tiered investment structure that encourages your organization to get involved with a variety of benefits. View the Investment Levels for more information.

Together, with your investment, we can influence, innovate and impact the economic future of our community. Ready to invest? Fill out your Pledge Form here. CAEDC is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and your contribution will be 100% tax deductible.


CAEDC capitalized $72 million in business development projects over the past 5 years, resulting in the direct creation and retention of 6,859 jobs and $672 million in capital investment.

View a list of success stories and various projects by industry here.

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