Economic Development

The Grand County Board of Commissioners formed the Grand County Economic Development Department (GCED) in June of 2012.  Since then, GCED has built a thriving community of local leaders who work to retain, expand, and attract businesses in the county. 

Get up to date information in the Grand County Economic Overview report.  Click here to view report.

If you are interested in the work of this department please contact DiAnn Butler at (970) 531-1343 or email us at

Core Objectives

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  • Collaborate Efforts County-wide and Regionally Within the State
  • Create and Market a Stronger Grand County Brand
  • Retain, Grow and Recruit Business
  • Build a Business Friendly Environment
  • Educate and Train the Future Workforce
  • Increase Access to Capital
  • Cultivate Innovation and Technology