Services We Provide

  • Business/Entrepreneurial Development
  • Business Investment and Finance
  • Communications, including Broadband Connectivity and Fiber
  • Community Development
  • Economic Development
  • Energy Conservation / Development and Natural Resources
  • International Business Development
  • Marketing and Industrial Development
  • Planning and Management
  • Public Works and Infrastructure
  • Recreation and Tourism
  • Technical Assistance
  • Transportation Enhancements
  • Workforce Development

OUR Clientele

CDC’s clientele include parishes and/or counties; municipalities; industrial and economic development groups; businesses and industries; special purpose governmental bodies, port authorities; and the region’s universities, colleges and technical colleges. In addition, the State of Louisiana recognizes The Coordinating & Development Corporation as one of the State’s eight regional planning and development districts. 


RESOURCES

Region 7 Workforce
Development Plan

Business Resource Guides
AR   LA   TX

Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS)

About CDC

The Coordinating and Development Corporation (CDC), originally chartered in 1954, is a private, nonprofit, member-supported corporation that serves the economic, community, workforce, transportation, and business development needs of ten parishes in Northwest Louisiana, ten counties in Northeast Texas, and five counties in Southwest Arkansas.

As facilitators, our mission is to provide comprehensive development assistance to its membership and the private sector through a full range of services that help maintain public services and expand economic opportunities throughout the Region. CDC is governed by an Executive Committee and Board of Directors. Stakeholders represent communication, government, academia, finance, business, civic and other interests. CDC employs a professional staff with extensive experience in a variety of development and technical fields.


Providing Economic, Business, Workforce and Community Development and Financing for the Communities, Parishes, and  Counties in the
Ark-La-Tex