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About Us

Over the past 12 years, Baldwin City KS EDC has raised and donated over $120,000 from the private sector and put all the money back into local economic development projects. Read on to learn more about us

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Baldwin City KS EDC Values

The Baldwin City Economic Development Corporation will pool money, expertise, time and resources to have a unified effort to promote economic development for our community

The Baldwin City Economic Development Corporation is focused on bringing new wealth and investment through competitive business recruitment strategies, keeping local businesses strong through supportive retention efforts, and paving the way for successful business startups through enhanced support of local entrepreneurs

The Baldwin City Economic Development Corporation will continue to identify areas that our community lacks and fill those needs

Our Services

From providing affordable workspaces to enabling national companies to move to our community, Baldwin City EDC works hard to give entrepreneurs and businesses the support that they need in order to flourish in Baldwin City. Discover what services we can offer your Baldwin City-based enterprise

Financing and Incentives 100%
Infrastructure and Transportation 100%
Workforce and Local Business Programs 100%
Strategic Investment Groups 100%

Business Plans

A business plan is a must-have. Baldwin City EDC can provide a shortcut to the business planning process, help you collect important background information, and get you started with a working business plan outline

Incentive Programs

Baldwin City EDC offers information about a variety of equity, financing, and incentives programs designed to help businesses thrive

Government Liason

Our knowledge of and relationships with local government officials saves you time, money, and heartburn

Property Tours

We can provide access to available properties and connect you with local, experienced real estate agents

Frequently Asked Questions

The Baldwin City EDC is always available to listen to your concerns, answer your questions, and meet with you in person

814 Ames Street, Baldwin City, KS 66006

Meetings are held on the third Thursday of every month

There are no set business hours. Please contact us by phone, email, and contact form to setup an appointment

Please reach out to our team and we can setup a meeting to discuss the simple application process

Absolutely! We can help you write a business plan, schedule tours of available spaces, and discuss possible incentive programs for your company

We’d love the opportunity to help whether you’re building a new home, buying an existing property, or renting. We can connect you with local Realtors, builders, and landlords

Yes! The EDC provides grants to improve the exterior of your business. Additionally, we financially support “Betterment of Baldwin” to keep our business community looking clean and attractive

The EDC has several one year, three year, and ten year goals outlined. Examples of current programs include: evaluating the feasibility of a business park, sponsoring and supporting the Douglas State Lake “Walking Trail”, supporting the Mid Land Railroad and Kansas Belle Dinner Train operations, and many more

Trusted Partners

EDC trusted partners share our goal to encourage growth, create employment, grow our tax base, increase tourism, and improve quality of life in our community

OFFICE LINE

785.766.9505

WORKING HOURS

8:00am – 5:00pm

OFFICE LINE

785.766.9505

WORKING HOURS

8:00am – 5:00pm

Contact The EDC
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EDC Mission Statement

The purpose of this non-profit organization is to promote commercial and residential stability and growth in our community. Our community is defined as the Baldwin City School District. Promotional areas of interest will be anything that falls into the following categories:

  • Creates employment in Baldwin City KS

  • Increases the tax base and/or valuations in Baldwin City KS

  • Increases tourism in Baldwin City KS

  • Improves the quality of life in Baldwin City KS

  • Assists start up businesses in getting established

  • Assists existing businesses with expansions or improvements

The Baldwin City Economic Development Corp. will pool money, expertise, time and resources to have a unified effort to promote economic development for our community. Communication lines will be set up and utilized between the Baldwin City Economic Development Corp., City of Baldwin City, Baldwin City Chamber of Commerce, Baldwin City School District, Baker University and the Lawrence and Ottawa Chambers of Commerce to provide networking opportunities that will be beneficial for our community