The St. Charles County Economic Development Council serves businesses of all sizes.
The EDC offers the following services:
- Financing programs
- Business counseling through SCORE and SBDC
- Tenant space and specialized resources at its small business incubator facility
- Monthly business training seminars
- Recruitment and site selection
- Business retention
- Community promotions
The EDC is a Certified Development Corporation for SBA 504 Loans available throughout Missouri and Southwest Illinois, and maintains a satellite office for the Missouri Small Business and Technology Development Center. In 2009, the U.S. Small Business Administration named the EDC the 504 Lender of the Year.