News for Economic

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Rutland, Vt – Chamber & Economic Development of the Rutland Region (CEDRR) is pleased to launch the Growing Business Series, a virtual workshop series for the Rutland business community. This is an opportunity to hear from various local leaders on topics recommended by members, as well as relevant topics in response to today’s current state. After a recent survey conducted by CEDRR to its ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release, Economic, General News Article
Friday, September 18, 2020
On Friday, September 18, Governor Phil Scott and Secretary Lindsay Kurrle of the Agency of Commerce and Community Development announced the distribution of $2.5 million in federal CARES Act funding for Restart Vermont Technical Assistance. This funding will deliver robust support to Vermont businesses impacted by the economic downturn due to COVID-19. The funding, allocated by the Vermont ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release
Thursday, June 11, 2020
Rutland Economic Development Corporation is accepting project submissions to develop a list of priority projects within Rutland County that are currently lacking necessary funds to complete. These regional projects will be evaluated by a committee of business and nonprofit leaders and shared with the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development (ACCD) to assist in identifying projects ...read more
Categories: Economic
Monday, May 11, 2020
Below is a letter to the editor that REDC recently submitted to the Rutland Herald in recognition of National Economic Development Week. To the Editor: The International Economic Development Council has designated May 4-9, 2020, as National Economic Development Week. Created in 2016, the goal of Economic Development Week is to increase awareness and recognition for local programs that create ...read more
Categories: Economic
Tuesday, May 05, 2020
Rutland Economic Development Corporation (REDC) announced Tuesday that it has received authorization to offer an Emergency Loan Program through its Revolving Loan Fund to assist businesses that are impacted by COVID-19. USDA Rural Development has authorized REDC to use $150,000 from its Revolving Loan Fund for the COVID-19 Emergency Loan Program. Businesses and organizations can apply for these ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
The Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC) recently hired Nancy Shuttleworth as our region's new Business Advisor! Nancy will be serving both Rutland and Bennington County in assisting clients with starting and/or growing their business while focusing on finances, startup planning, operations, and more. In 2019, VtSBDC helped in the startup of 52 new businesses, the creation of 553 ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release