This series of webpages provides information on what Washington
local governments can do to foster and promote economic
development. The pages include examples of strategies being used to
foster economic development, sample plans and programs, and the use
of economic development funding methods provided by state statutes.
For an overview of economic development, see What is economic
If you have information to share or are aware of other websites
to which we should link, please contact Lynne De Merritt, Senior Research
Consultant, or call us at (206) 625-1300.