Who We Are
Cherokee Area Economic Development Corporation
201 W. Main St.
Cherokee, Iowa 51012

Cherokee County

The Cherokee Area Economic Development Corporation's (CAEDC) mission is to retain and attract business, agriculture and residents to Cherokee County. We strive to ensure our existing businesses prosper and new businesses receive all the advantages available.

- Through effective communication, promote Cherokee County and its communities as a viable resource for industrial development and family living
- Enhance the quality of life for our residents to ensure the stability of our communities
- Aid in economic growth by working with the expansion of existing business and industry
- Stay in constant communication with existing businesses to serve as a facilitator and community liaison for their business needs
- Recruit additional businesses to the county using financial assistance and incentives from federal, state, regional, local and private sources
- Offer customized workforce training programs to enhance our readily strong, available workforce