Our Mission

We Can All Do Our Part to Keep California Healthy
During these uncertain times, we want you to know that your team at the Center for Economic Development at California State University, Chico,  is here for you.  Let's work together to help keep California healthy, and our economy thriving.  Together, we'll get through the COVID-19 crisis stronger than ever before.  

The following list of Federal and State Resources offers critical information related to COVID-19, and how you can keep your communities, businesses and families safe. We understand that there are countless agencies offering services during this challenging time. We encourage you to use the following as a starting point. Additional business resources can be found through your local Chambers of Commerce, local job centers, individual economic development organizations and city/county websites.

Federal Information Resources
Center for Disease Control
Small Business Administration--Disaster Loan Assistance and More

State Resources
Official COVID-19 Site
COVID-19 Official toolkit for Communities!
State Workforce Services
Small Business Development Centers

Regional Economic Development Partners
Lake County Economic Development Corporation
Shasta County Economic Development Corporation
Siskiyou Economic Development
Superior California Economic Development

County Public Health Resources
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California State University, Chico
COVID-19 Information from CSU, Chico

Additional Resources
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*The Center for Economic Development is a division of the North State Planning and Development Collective at California State University, Chico. The Center provides regional leaders with accurate and timely information to address the socio-economic challenges and opportunities facing the region. 

By conducting high-quality research and leveraging the academic resources of CSU, Chico, we empower regional leaders to make effective and informed decisions to best serve the needs of their clients, constituents, and communities.