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PAED Corporation

Pratt Area Economic Development Corporation (PAEDC)
The Pratt Area Economic Development Corporations (PAEDC) is an aggressive organization that works in conjunction with the city, county, and the Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce to enhance the business climate for new and existing businesses. PAEDC offers a variety of business development incentives.

The PAEDC assistance application (Click here for application) must be filled out prior to consideration for assistance. PAEDC assistance is capped at $100,000 per project. Projects are scored based upon a uniform score sheet (Click here for score sheet) and incentives awarded based upon economic impact the project will generate in the Pratt area.

Contact Ashley Smith at or 620-672-5501 for more information and assistance.

PAEDC Board Members:

  • Mark Morgan, President
  • Ruth Ann Barker, Treasurer
  • Brian Moore
  • Doug Meyer
  • Myron Bartel

PAEDC meets the second Wednesday of each month at 3:30 PM at 610 S. Main in Pratt. Fully completed applications will be considered as promptly as possible. Special meetings may be called to consider time sensitive applications.