Welcome To AEDC

The Adirondack Economic Development Corporation Inc. (AEDC) is a not-for-profit economic development corporation. AEDC was formed in 1976 as a cooperative effort of community leaders from towns in the northern Adirondacks to reduce traditionally higher than average levels of unemployment and to expand employment opportunities for the residents of the region.

About Us

We envision vibrant communities within the North Country, driven by small businesses. AEDC will provide the resources they need to create new jobs, personal wealth and strong local economies.

To foster the growth of North Country communities through support for existing and new small businesses.

AEDC fulfills our mission by providing a clear path to self-employment through a four-pronged approach that includes:
1) Classroom training
2) One-on-one technical assistance
3) Access to capital through our various micro-lending programs
4) Continuous networking of program graduates and the business
Where we work