CREDC Announces Board of Directors for 2022

Columbia River Economic Development Council (CREDC) announces the appointment of its 2022 volunteer board of directors at the virtual organization-wide investor event for the CREDC’s 40th Anniversary year. “We are very excited to welcome 2022 and support the economic development of SW Washington,” says CREDC President, Jennifer Baker. “Our board of directors join me in… Continue reading CREDC Announces Board of Directors for 2022

Request for Proposal – Business Accelerator Pilot Program

Columbia River Economic Development Council (CREDC) is looking for an experienced business coach or coaching agency to lead and execute a pilot hands-on catalyst program for entrepreneurs with accelerated scalability potential, who are focused in adding to their knowledge base and growing their business network connections to grow and catapult their business to the next… Continue reading Request for Proposal – Business Accelerator Pilot Program

*New* Career Opportunity at CREDC

CREDC is looking for a new teammate, who can be a strong contributor in the arena of investor and media relations. In this role, you will work with the team to facilitate seamless investor and board communications/interactions, assist in CREDC’s pursuit of sustaining relevancy and traction with new and existing investor community members, and be… Continue reading *New* Career Opportunity at CREDC

CREDC Seeks Applicants for Events Specialist

Are you an energetic initiator with finite attention to detail and superb follow through skills? In the CREDC Events Specialist role, you will take the lead in developing, advertising and orchestrating all operational aspects of our live and digital events calendar. Join a dynamic team of collaborative economic development practitioners working together to develop a… Continue reading CREDC Seeks Applicants for Events Specialist

Future Leaders Project Seeks WSU Vancouver Students for Summer Internships (Deadline: March 31)

The Future Leaders Project (FLP) seeks WSU Vancouver students (juniors and seniors) from historically underrepresented communities who want to build on their leadership and professional experience and bring a more diverse perspective to the local business community. Applications are due on March 31, 2021. FLP is an initiative of the Columbia River Economic Development Council,… Continue reading Future Leaders Project Seeks WSU Vancouver Students for Summer Internships (Deadline: March 31)

CREDC Intern Spotlight: Becoming a Future Leader

By: Eli Cortes, CREDC Intern I dream of becoming a mechanical engineer and building prosthetics with advanced neurological interfaces that will revolutionize how we see disability. I applied to the Future Leaders Project in the hopes of developing myself professionally and begin to gain the skillset necessary to stand out amongst my peers. If I… Continue reading CREDC Intern Spotlight: Becoming a Future Leader

Additional COVID-19 Relief Grants for Clark County Businesses [APPLICATIONS CLOSED]

December 1, 2002 Update – Applications are closed November 18, 2020 Update – CREDC worked with County partners to allow locally owned franchises to be eligible to apply for this COVID-19 Relief Grant. Locally owned franchises—specifically, franchises that are owned by a resident of Clark County and are physically located in Clark County—can now apply… Continue reading Additional COVID-19 Relief Grants for Clark County Businesses [APPLICATIONS CLOSED]

Introducing Just North – Your Journey Starts Here

In an effort to share all that the region has to offer, we crafted a campaign aimed at attracting and retaining young, college-educated talent looking to establish roots in Clark County. Just North was built just for them in mind. We want them to know that if they look just a little farther north, their… Continue reading Introducing Just North – Your Journey Starts Here

We’re Hiring a Temporary Contract Worker – Applications Closed

Is quality assurance your jam? CREDC is hiring a temporary contract worker to help us implement a very important grant project to aid businesses managing through the effects of COVID-19. The right candidate will be in the market for a short-term work opportunity to conclude before the end of 2020, and will take uninhibited pride… Continue reading We’re Hiring a Temporary Contract Worker – Applications Closed

Non-contact infrared thermometers

CREDC is partnering with the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce and Vancouver Downtown Association to distribute non-contact infrared thermometers to more businesses—including expanded eligibility for sole proprietors. The thermometers are provided by FEMA in ongoing efforts to support the phased reopening of essential workplaces with a high degree of person-to-person interaction. We will be distributing… Continue reading Non-contact infrared thermometers