The Routt County Economic Development Partnership (RCEDP) believes in thinking differently and challenging the status quo to positively influence the trajectory of our local economy towards long-term sustainability while thoughtfully balancing the quality of life and economic well-being across our Routt County community. Our unique approach is to simply focus on the diversification of local businesses and jobs via entrepreneurship, retention and expansion of existing businesses and jobs, targeting support towards key industries, and engaging businesses moving to Routt County. RCEDP is the 501c(3) nonprofit economic development organization (EDO) serving all of Routt County governed by a board of directors and advised by the Economic Development Council. RCEDP's programs include the Yampa Valley Entrepreneurship Center, Business Retention and Expansion, and others.
The Yampa Valley Entrepreneurship Center offers free, confidential business counseling for new and existing small businesses. The YVEC was established in 1999 and has assisted hundreds of local businesses launch and stay viable through changing economic conditions. Several skilled business professionals donate their time to meet with individuals and discuss their goals and challenges. We also offer a variety of seminars and workshops to help with the professional development of your small business skills. Call or email for an appointment.