Membership

Become A Member

Become a member of Grand Island Area Economic Development Corporation and help Grand Island grow!

When you become a member of Grand Island Economic Development Corporation (EDC), you play an important role in helping our community move in a positive direction! We're all about creating new jobs and economic opportunities, and enhancing the quality of life for residents throughout our regional trade area.

Download the application form | PAY DUES ONLINE

Your membership dollars are immediately put to work!

We rely on a robust membership base to help us carry out our important role as a primary economic marketing arm for the Grand Island area. This encompasses a variety of activities, including:

  • Seeking opportunities to attract new companies and grow existing ones.
  • Serving as the central data point for information sought by prospective new businesses. This includes labor statistics, demographics, housing availability, and municipal information.
  • Managing the city's LB840 fund that is used as a key incentive in attracting new businesses and encouraging the growth of existing ones.
  • Carrying out the initiatives that resulted from Grow Grand Island, the community improvement plan initiated by EDC in partnership with the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce and Grand Island Convention & Visitors Bureau.
  • Conducting the 2014-2019 Grand Island Housing Study.

Choose the membership level that best fits your organization.

We offer an array of membership levels that include valuable sponsorship opportunities. Each one identifies your company as one that supports the growth of our community!

Economic Advisor: $5,000 +

  • Glass sponsorship plate at EDC office.
  • Level III Annual Meeting sponsorship ($2,500 value)
    • Eight complimentary tickets to EDC Annual Meeting.
    • Premier location for your company logo in all EDC Annual Meeting print materials, email blasts, and website.
    • Verbal recognition at EDC Annual Meeting.
    • Company logo on sponsor board at EDC Annual Meeting.
  • Subscription to EDC's electronic newsletter, SnapShot.
  • 2017 EDC membership, including web presence and membership window cling.

Stakeholder: $3,000

  • Level II Annual Meeting sponsorship ($1,300 value)
    • Four complimentary tickets to EDC Annual Meeting.
    • Inclusion of your company logo in all EDC Annual Meeting print materials, email blasts, and website.
    • Recognition at EDC Annual Meeting.
  • Subscription to EDC's electronic newsletter, SnapShot.
  • 2017 EDC membership, including web presence and membership window cling.

Community Builder: $1,000

  • Level I Annual Meeting Sponsorship ($500 value)
    • Two complimentary tickets to EDC Annual Meeting.
    • Company name in all EDC Annual Meeting print materials, email blasts, and website.
    • Recognition at EDC Annual Meeting.
  • Subscription to EDC's electronic newsletter, SnapShot.
  • 2017 EDC membership, including web presence and membership window cling.

Partner of the EDC: $300

  • Subscription to EDC's electronic newsletter, SnapShot.
  • 2017 EDC membership, including web presence and membership window cling.
 
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