Sila to make advanced battery materials in Washington state

By GrantEDC | May 3, 2022

“Sila, one of a wave of young companies trying to pack more power into batteries, will open its first stand-alone factory in a small city in central Washington state, as the U.S. tries to build up its own energy-storage supply chain and expand the production of electric vehicles. Sila has purchased a facility in Moses […]

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Allan Peterson to be the Eastern Washington International Trade Advisor

By GrantEDC | January 28, 2022

Effective February 1, 2022, Allan Peterson will be changing roles. Allan has accepted the position of Eastern Washington International Trade Advisor for the Washington Small Business Development Center. He is replacing retiring advisor Vern Jenkins of Spokane. Allan’s role will be to advise export clients in all of eastern Washington. He will be based out […]

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Grant County Cost of Living Index Update 2021

By GrantEDC | March 2, 2021

The Grant County EDC’s website has been updated with new COLI information for 2021, as well as updated statistics for each information page. These new statistics were only just released and we urge you to take a look on our website to see all our changes at http://www.grantedc.com/business-resources/cost-of-living/ With our COLI work, we also have […]

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Grant County EDC Board Members Update

By GrantEDC | March 2, 2021

The new year has brought about changes to the Grant County EDC’s board member roster! Please join us in thanking those who have participated with wonderful effort in this previous, quite difficult year while also welcoming the new members coming on to help us to strengthen our community! Gregg Fletcher is our new President, which […]

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Grant County EDC Welcomes Joseph Akers

By GrantEDC | March 2, 2021

The Grant County Economic Development Council would like to take this opportunity to welcome our newest staff member, Joseph Akers! Joseph has lived in the Moses Lake area of Grant County for over thirty years. Of those thirty years, he has been happily married for twenty-eight of them and also has three grown children! Living […]

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Wastewater Infrastructure in Mattawa

By GrantEDC | February 3, 2021

The Port of Mattawa is working to expand and improve the infrastructure of its Wastewater Treatment System to accommodate the increasing growth of the wine grape crushing/bulk wine-making industry in central Washington as well as support other food processing in the Mattawa area. Funding for Phase 4 of the Port of Mattawa’s Infrastructure Improvement Project will go directly to […]

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New SBDC Partnerships

By GrantEDC | February 3, 2021

The SBDC (Small Business Development Center) for Washington State has new partnerships with WSU, Washington Department of Agriculture and Washington Department of Commerce Allan Peterson with the SBDC at the Grant EDC and the Washington SBDC network is partnering with the WA departments of Agriculture and Commerce as well as WSU in order to help […]

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Grant County COLI Q4 2020 Update

By GrantEDC | February 3, 2021

The Grant County EDC’s website has been updated with new COLI information for Q4 of 2020, as well as updated statistics for each information page. These new statistics were only just released and we urge you to take a look on our website to see all our changes at www.grantedc.com! With our COLI work, we […]

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CARES Act Continued

By GrantEDC | October 23, 2020

CARES Act dollars for the county have been quite successful thus far. As of this writing, we have delivered funds to 217 businesses county wide. On these forms, business owners identified each of the jobs possibly saved by these funds in Grant County. With this information, we estimate that the CARES Act helped saved anywhere […]

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Grant County EDC Drone Updates

By GrantEDC | October 23, 2020

Grant County EDC has had their drone in the air no less than four separate times. Recordings of several golf courses in Grant County for the Grant County Magazine as well as both recordings and video of the new hangar being built with AeroTEC. While the several golf courses were an easy process– arrive and […]

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