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  


EntrepreneurShip Investigation (ESI) Camp is an exciting, interactive, and comprehensive curriculum project designed for youth in grades 8 to 10 from May 2-4 at Middle Park High School. ESI uses a variety of tools to help participants develop their entrepreneurial skills and find their business niche. Through exciting activities, case studies and current technology, participants are transformed into budding entrepreneurs!   The deadline for submission is Friday, April 26th.  The cost of the camp is $50, but scholarships are available if needed.   Click here to register for the ESI Camp.