Invest in NCEDC

Invest in NCEDCWhy invest in the NCEDC?

  1. Leadership – Creating community prosperity is a shared responsibility. Help chart the region’s future.
  2. Develop and protect primary jobs in Northern Colorado.
  3. Enhance your high level networking contacts in and outside your field (and your expertise).
  4. Operate as a key regional business voice. Give strength to business advocacy.
  5. Promote a healthy, vibrant economy.
  6. Approach problems of a regional nature with Northern Colorado as our focus.
  7. Protect and expand our local tax base.
  8. Act as a resource for up-to-date research on local demographics, business, and economic motivators.
  9. Address the future economic development needs for the citizens of Northern Colorado.
  10. Receive the tax benefit from our status as a Certified Enterprise Zone Project.

Investment Levels and Benefits

Leadership Council – $10,000+

In addition to these unique benefits, members of the Leadership Council will receive all benefits of the Regional Round Table, Investors, and Friends levels. Click Benefits Matrix below:

 

Leadership Council

Regional
Round Table

Investor

Friend

Quarterly Economic Strategy Meetings

X

     
Business Description on NCEDC Website

X

     
Regional Media Plan Recognition

X

     
Special Recognition in Annual Report

X

     
Top Management Network Events & Activities

X

X

   
Client Groundbreakings & Ribbon Cuttings

X

X

   
Trade Missions

X

X

   
Link on NCEDC Website

X

X

   
NCEDC Board Nomination Opportunity

X

X

X

 
Client-Driven & Investor Referrals

X

X

X

 
Solutions Teams Involvement

X

X

X

 
Co-branded Demographic Profile

X

X

X

 
Customized Research

X

X

X

 
Contact Info on NCEDC Website

X

X

X

 
NCEDC Public Events

X

X

X

X

25% Enterprise Zone State Tax Credit

X

X

X

X

Primary Employer Confidential Services

X

X

X

X

E-Newsletter

X

X

X

X

Name Mention on NCEDC Website

X

X

X

X

Annual Report Recognition

X

X

X

X

 

Invest in NCEDCQuarterly Economic Strategy Meetings – The Leadership Council investors meets three or four times per year to discuss regional issues and allocate resources from the Emerging Opportunities Fund towards mutually-agreed-upon, forward-thinking initiatives that will propel positive change for the future landscape of the region. Possible investment strategies that the Leadership Council may consider include: (1) projects to move and shape public opinion on sensitive issues relating to the region’s capacity to grow such as infrastructure, education funding or other public policy opportunities; (2) focused efforts to remove stubborn or difficult barriers to growth and (3) large-scale projects that capture the community’s imagination and enhance quality of life for the entire region.

Business Description on Website – Special recognition and company link on the NCEDC website, including an enhanced listing in the Investor Directories.

Regional Media Plan – Special recognition through mentions in print, television and online media.

Special Recognition in Annual Report – Special recognition in the NCEDC Annual Report, which is published in October. Printed copies are available and an online version is available on the NCEDC website.

Regional Round Table – $5,000-$9,999

In addition to these unique benefits, members of the Leadership Council will receive all benefits of the Investors and Friends levels. Click Benefits Matrix below:

 

Leadership Council

Regional
Round Table

Investor

Friend

Quarterly Economic Strategy Meetings

X

     
Business Description on NCEDC Website

X

     
Regional Media Plan Recognition

X

     
Special Recognition in Annual Report

X

     
Top Management Network Events & Activities

X

X

   
Client Groundbreakings & Ribbon Cuttings

X

X

   
Trade Missions

X

X

   
Link on NCEDC Website

X

X

   
NCEDC Board Nomination Opportunity

X

X

X

 
Client-Driven & Investor Referrals

X

X

X

 
Solutions Teams Involvement

X

X

X

 
Co-branded Demographic Profile

X

X

X

 
Customized Research

X

X

X

 
Contact Info on NCEDC Website

X

X

X

 
NCEDC Public Events

X

X

X

X

25% Enterprise Zone State Tax Credit

X

X

X

X

Primary Employer Confidential Services

X

X

X

X

E-Newsletter

X

X

X

X

Name Mention on NCEDC Website

X

X

X

X

Annual Report Recognition

X

X

X

X

 

Top Management Networking Events and Activities – Through roundtable discussion events and other activities, Regional Round Table investors are offered cross-pollinating opportunities to share the latest management ideas in these critical economic times with their peers in a non-competitive setting. The profile for this level will also include top management from companies outside of our area who are looking for a high-level networking presence among the “influencers” of the Northern Colorado region.

Client Groundbreakings and Ribbon Cuttings – Email announcements of ceremonial events for NCEDC attraction and expansion clients.

Trade Missions – Investors are encouraged to participate in industry-based trade missions throughout the world, and are invited to assist with trade missions visiting in our area. The NCEDC markets the Northern Colorado region for Foreign Direct Investment and offers assistance to local companies in expanding their products and services to international markets.

Link on the NCEDC website.

Investors – $2,500-$4,999

In addition to these unique benefits, members of the Leadership Council will receive all benefits of the Friends level. Click Benefits Matrix below:

 

Leadership Council

Regional
Round Table

Investor

Friend

Quarterly Economic Strategy Meetings

X

     
Business Description on NCEDC Website

X

     
Regional Media Plan Recognition

X

     
Special Recognition in Annual Report

X

     
Top Management Network Events & Activities

X

X

   
Client Groundbreakings & Ribbon Cuttings

X

X

   
Trade Missions

X

X

   
Link on NCEDC Website

X

X

   
NCEDC Board Nomination Opportunity

X

X

X

 
Client-Driven & Investor Referrals

X

X

X

 
Solutions Teams Involvement

X

X

X

 
Co-branded Demographic Profile

X

X

X

 
Customized Research

X

X

X

 
Contact Info on NCEDC Website

X

X

X

 
NCEDC Public Events

X

X

X

X

25% Enterprise Zone State Tax Credit

X

X

X

X

Primary Employer Confidential Services

X

X

X

X

E-Newsletter

X

X

X

X

Name Mention on NCEDC Website

X

X

X

X

Annual Report Recognition

X

X

X

X

 

NCEDC Board Nomination – Opportunity to be nominated to the 15-seat board of directors, which convenes monthly.

Client-Driven and Investor Referrals – At the request of NCEDC’s clients, the NCEDC may have the opportunity to refer inquiries to investors. NCEDC may also provide direct introductions between our investors for business development opportunities.

Solutions Teams Involvement – The NCEDC is the region’s only private/public partnership that enhances wealth creation by marketing the Northern Colorado area and helping employers retain and create quality jobs. Investors have an opportunity to serve on the NCEDC solutions teams. There are three solutions teams to help create a more positive business environment for employers and advance the vision of NCEDC. Their contributions are extremely helpful, as committee members advise from their unique perspectives, as well as broaden discussions and considerations about how to achieve goals. One or more individuals from Investor organizations may be invited to serve on the solutions teams.

Annual Report Recognition – Published in October and summarizes economic development results for the region.

NCEDC Demographic Profile – Full-color copies, supplied in electronic form, with detailed demographic information for the Northern Colorado Region can be “co-branded” with your company’s information.

Friends – Less than $2,500

See Friends Benefits Matrix below:

 

Leadership Council

Regional
Round Table

Investor

Friend

Quarterly Economic Strategy Meetings

X

     
Business Description on NCEDC Website

X

     
Regional Media Plan Recognition

X

     
Special Recognition in Annual Report

X

     
Top Management Network Events & Activities

X

X

   
Client Groundbreakings & Ribbon Cuttings

X

X

   
Trade Missions

X

X

   
Link on NCEDC Website

X

X

   
NCEDC Board Nomination Opportunity

X

X

X

 
Client-Driven & Investor Referrals

X

X

X

 
Solutions Teams Involvement

X

X

X

 
Co-branded Demographic Profile

X

X

X

 
Customized Research

X

X

X

 
Contact Info on NCEDC Website

X

X

X

 
NCEDC Public Events

X

X

X

X

25% Enterprise Zone State Tax Credit

X

X

X

X

Primary Employer Confidential Services

X

X

X

X

E-Newsletter

X

X

X

X

Name Mention on NCEDC Website

X

X

X

X

Annual Report Recognition

X

X

X

X

 

Enterprise Zone State Tax Credit – Click Below for More

Tax Credits for Support of Job Creation

Enterprise Zone Tax Credits for Investments in the NCEDC

Investment

$2,500

$5,000

$10,000

Federal Deduction

$2,500

$5,000

$10,000

Tax Rate* X

30%

30%

30%

Tax Savings*

$750

$1,500

$3,000

Zone Tax Credit +

$625

$1,250

$2,500

Total Tax Savings

$1,375

$2,750

$5,500

After-Tax Cost

$1,125

$2,250

$4,500

*Sample tax rate and savings (assumes highest federal and state tax brackets)

The NCEDC is a Certified Enterprise Zone Project Contributor, which entitles investors to receive a Colorado tax credit for their participation in building a better economic future for Northern Colorado.

Note: For federal income tax purposes, NCEDC investments are tax deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense.

The Enterprise Zone System allows you to take advantage of a Colorado state tax credit of 25% of your investment. We prepare and submit the necessary forms and return them to our local Enterprise Zone administrator for certification. Please consult with your accountant or tax professional for full deduction and credit eligibility. These examples are for information purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. Learn more about Enterprise Zones.

 

Confidential Services – The NCEDC is a one-stop resource center for companies interested in remaining/expanding in or relocating to the Northern Colorado area. The NCEDC refers clients to the proper sources and coordinates the work of multiple agencies on behalf of clients. Services are available to Investors, including site selection; coordination of funding from local, state and federal sources; workforce development; international assistance and marketing and public relations.

NCEDC Public Events – Investors are invited to attend events that feature presentations by industry experts, including the Annual Meeting.

E-Newsletter – Monthly report with the latest news about NCEDC investors and services, upcoming events and results of our work.

Name Mention on Website – Investors will be named on the NCEDC website, including in a searchable database of investors, providing regional and national exposure.

Recognition in the NCEDC Annual Report.