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Oberlin-Decatur Area Economic Development Corporation

Works with entrepreneurs to help build a business plan & target possible financial resources that fit the needs. Business start-up, expansion and transition.


We work with individuals & existing businesses looking for assistance in detailing a plan of action & providing contacts that may provide financial assistance. These may include revolving loan funds through USDA utilities & revolving EDC micro-loan funds, as well as land tracts for development.


Advocacy & Public Policy

  • Community Involvement
  • Issues Related to the Geographic Location of a Business

Business Planning

  • Census Data

Economic & Property Development

  • Site Location Assistance

Import & Export Assistance

  • Networking

Networking Organizations

  • Small Business/General

Office, Laboratory & Meeting Space

  • Conference/Meeting Space
  • Event Facilities
  • Incubator Space
  • Office Equipment & Furniture
  • Office Space
  • Retail Space


  • Business Plan
  • Topics Related to Developing & Maintaining a Small Business
Primary ContactShayla Ward-Williby
Address104 South Penn
Suite 8
Oberlin, KS 67749
Phone(785) 475-2901
Fax(785) 475-2128