The Development Company, also known as East-Central Idaho Planning & Development Association (ECIPDA), is an economic development organization that serves Eastern Idaho by providing small business loans, workforce development programs, and project financing and administration services for municipalities. Additionally, The Development Company operates business development centers that provide office space to new businesses as well as businesses that are relocating to Eastern Idaho.

We provide SBA 504 and other loans in the nine county area of our region. This program works in conjunction with a participating private third party lender to fund business growth.learn more
If your company is expanding, we may be able to aid you in accessing Workforce Development Training funds, which can be used to offset costs associated with employee training.learn more
If you are a small business looking to grow or relocate to Eastern Idaho, we offer affordable office space, helping business owners free up capital which can be used to hire employees or purchase equipment.learn more

Counties Served in Eastern Idaho

The Development Company serves the 9 county area of Eastern Idaho, including Bonnevile County, Butte County, Clark County, Custer County, Fremont County, Jefferson County, Lemhi County, Madison County, and Teton County.