Greater Alexandria Economic Development Authority

Greater Alexandria Economic Development Authority GAEDA is a visionary leader and catalyst to promote economic development creating a better quality of life for Alexandria's citizens.

GAEDA is a driving force in helping to spur economic growth for the citizens of Alexandria, LA. We work with government and private partners, as well as other stakeholders to develop projects and implement programs that enhance the overall quality of life for our residents.

Mission: "GAEDA is a visionary leader and catalyst to promote economic development creating a better quality of life for Alexandria's citizens." Those words represent the mission of GAEDA. The Greater Alexandria Economic Development Authority was created in 2003 to assist the City of Alexandria with economic development efforts, renovation, restoration and fostering tourism. Our goals are to help provide our city and region with opportunities for success.

Join us for our monthly board meeting!
07/12/2019

Join us for our monthly board meeting!

Congratulations to the Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce for their grant towards the advertising and marketing/meals...
07/12/2019

Congratulations to the Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce for their grant towards the advertising and marketing/meals for the 2019 Chamber events!

#GAEDA #Cenla #ChamberofCommerce

"Those who won our independence believed liberty to be the secret of happiness and courage to be the secret of liberty."...
07/04/2019

"Those who won our independence believed liberty to be the secret of happiness and courage to be the secret of liberty." -Louis D. Brandeis
#GAEDA #IndependenceDay

Congratulations to the Arts Council of Central Louisiana on their grant towards the 2019-2020 Performing Arts Series!#GA...
06/25/2019

Congratulations to the Arts Council of Central Louisiana on their grant towards the 2019-2020 Performing Arts Series!

#GAEDA #ArtsCouncil #Cenla

Congratulations to the Diocese of Alexandria for the grant towards the Steubenville SOUTH High School Youth Conference!#...
06/20/2019

Congratulations to the Diocese of Alexandria for the grant towards the Steubenville SOUTH High School Youth Conference!

#GAEDA #SteubenvilleSouth #YouthConference

Please join us for our monthly meeting!
06/14/2019

Please join us for our monthly meeting!

Congratulations to the Central Louisiana Juneteenth Association on their grant towards the 2019 Juneteenth Celebration!!...
06/12/2019

Congratulations to the Central Louisiana Juneteenth Association on their grant towards the 2019 Juneteenth Celebration!!

#GAEDA #Juneteenth #CENLAJuneteenth

Congratulations to M-2 Management, LLC on their grant toward the advertising and marketing of the Links on the Bayou Gol...
06/04/2019

Congratulations to M-2 Management, LLC on their grant toward the advertising and marketing of the Links on the Bayou Golf Course!

#GAEDA #LinksOnTheBayou #GolfCourse #Golf

Congratulations to the Louisiana Future Farmers Foundation on their agreement with us for the 90th Louisiana Future Farm...
06/01/2019

Congratulations to the Louisiana Future Farmers Foundation on their agreement with us for the 90th Louisiana Future Farmers of America State Convention!

#GAEDA

Congratulations to Central Louisiana AIDS Support Services, Inc. on their grant for the 2019 Cenla Pride Event!#GAEDA
05/30/2019

Congratulations to Central Louisiana AIDS Support Services, Inc. on their grant for the 2019 Cenla Pride Event!

#GAEDA

Join us on Tuesday, the 21st for our committee meetings and our regular board meeting!Visit our website for more informa...
05/17/2019

Join us on Tuesday, the 21st for our committee meetings and our regular board meeting!

Visit our website for more information: gaeda.org/meetings

#GAEDA #Cenla #BoardMeetings

Congratulations to the Louisiana Boat Racing Association on their grant towards to the National Boat Racing Association ...
05/16/2019

Congratulations to the Louisiana Boat Racing Association on their grant towards to the National Boat Racing Association - NBRA Course Race!

#GAEDA #BoatRacing #NBRA

Congratulations to the Disabled American Veterans, Department of Louisiana Inc., on their agreement with us for the 2019...
05/15/2019

Congratulations to the Disabled American Veterans, Department of Louisiana Inc., on their agreement with us for the 2019 Annual State Convention and the Mid-Winter Conference!

#GAEDA

Congratulations to the Alexandria Museum of Art on their Cooperative Endeavor with us for the 2019 Performing Arts Serie...
05/02/2019

Congratulations to the Alexandria Museum of Art on their Cooperative Endeavor with us for the 2019 Performing Arts Series and the 2019 Exhibitions and Art Cultural Programming!

#GAEDA #AMOA

Congratulations to the St. Mary's Residential Training School on their grant for the 2019 Challenge Walk!#GAEDA #StMarys
04/26/2019

Congratulations to the St. Mary's Residential Training School on their grant for the 2019 Challenge Walk!

#GAEDA #StMarys

Congratulations to M-2 Management, LLC on their grant toward the advertising and marketing of the Links on the Bayou Gol...
04/23/2019

Congratulations to M-2 Management, LLC on their grant toward the advertising and marketing of the Links on the Bayou Golf Course!

#GAEDA #LinksOnTheBayou #GolfCourse #Golf

GAEDA is wishing you an eggs-cellent Easter!🐰 We hope you have an amazing holiday!#GAEDA #HappyEaster
04/21/2019

GAEDA is wishing you an eggs-cellent Easter!🐰

We hope you have an amazing holiday!

#GAEDA #HappyEaster

Congratulations to the Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce for their grant towards the advertising and marketing/meals...
04/17/2019

Congratulations to the Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce for their grant towards the advertising and marketing/meals for the 2019 Chamber events!

#GAEDA #Cenla #ChamberofCommerce

Congratulations to The Southwestern Athletic Conference on their agreement with us!#GAEDA #SWAC
04/14/2019

Congratulations to The Southwestern Athletic Conference on their agreement with us!

#GAEDA #SWAC

Congratulations to the River Oaks Square Arts Center on their Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with us for the 2019 Art Se...
04/10/2019

Congratulations to the River Oaks Square Arts Center on their Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with us for the 2019 Art Series!

#GAEDA #RiverOaksSquareArts

Congratulations to the Rapides Symphony Orchestra  on their grant for the 2019-2020 Concert Series!#GAEDA #RapidesSympho...
04/05/2019

Congratulations to the Rapides Symphony Orchestra on their grant for the 2019-2020 Concert Series!

#GAEDA #RapidesSymphonyOrchestra

Congratulations to the Streams of Healing: Warrior Recovery Center on their grant for the 2019 Military & Veterans Servi...
04/01/2019

Congratulations to the Streams of Healing: Warrior Recovery Center on their grant for the 2019 Military & Veterans Services Fair!

#GAEDA

Congratulations to the Friends of Bringhurst Golf Course, Inc. on their grant towards the 2019 Bayou Rapides Golf Invita...
03/29/2019

Congratulations to the Friends of Bringhurst Golf Course, Inc. on their grant towards the 2019 Bayou Rapides Golf Invitational!

#GAEDA #Bringhurst #BringhurstGolf #GolfInvitational

Congratulations to POW-UR, LLC on their grant for the 2019 USA Powerlifting High School National Championships!#GAEDA #P...
03/26/2019

Congratulations to POW-UR, LLC on their grant for the 2019 USA Powerlifting High School National Championships!

#GAEDA #Powerlifting #PowerliftingChampionships

Congratulations to the Arts Council of Central Louisiana on their grant towards the 2019-2020 Performing Arts Series!#GA...
03/22/2019

Congratulations to the Arts Council of Central Louisiana on their grant towards the 2019-2020 Performing Arts Series!

#GAEDA #ArtsCouncil #Cenla

Congratulations to the Louisiana Women in Agriculture on their grant for the LWAG Conference!#GAEDA #LWAG
03/20/2019

Congratulations to the Louisiana Women in Agriculture on their grant for the LWAG Conference!

#GAEDA #LWAG

Congratulations to the Alexandria/Pineville Cvb  on their grant towards the APT Coca Cola Open Professional Golf Tournam...
03/10/2019

Congratulations to the Alexandria/Pineville Cvb on their grant towards the APT Coca Cola Open Professional Golf Tournament!

#GAEDA #APACVB #PlayHereCenla #GolfTournament

Congratulations to Louisiana College for their grant towards the advertising and marketing of the B.B. McKinney Legacy C...
03/09/2019

Congratulations to Louisiana College for their grant towards the advertising and marketing of the B.B. McKinney Legacy Concert!

#GAEDA #LouisianaCollege #Wildcats #BBMcKinney

Congratulations to the Home Builders Association of Central Louisiana on their grant towards the 2019 Home & Product Sho...
03/08/2019

Congratulations to the Home Builders Association of Central Louisiana on their grant towards the 2019 Home & Product Show!

#GAEDA #HBACL

Congratulations to the Alexandria/Pineville Cvb on their grant for the LHSAA 2019 Basketball and Powerlifting Championsh...
02/22/2019

Congratulations to the Alexandria/Pineville Cvb on their grant for the LHSAA 2019 Basketball and Powerlifting Championships!

#GAEDA #APACVB #LHSAA

Join us on Tuesday, the 19th for our committee meetings and our regular board meeting!Visit our website for more informa...
02/15/2019

Join us on Tuesday, the 19th for our committee meetings and our regular board meeting!

Visit our website for more information: gaeda.org/meetings

#GAEDA #Cenla #BoardMeetings

Congratulations to the River Oaks Square Arts Center on their Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with us for the 2019 Art Se...
02/06/2019

Congratulations to the River Oaks Square Arts Center on their Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with us for the 2019 Art Series!

#GAEDA #RiverOaksSquareArts

Congratulations to the Alexandria Museum of Art on their Cooperative Endeavor with us for the 2019 Performing Arts Serie...
01/30/2019

Congratulations to the Alexandria Museum of Art on their Cooperative Endeavor with us for the 2019 Performing Arts Series and the 2019 Exhibitions and Art Cultural Programming!

#GAEDA #AMOA

Congratulations to the Epsilon Psi Lambda Chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. on their grant for the 56th An...
01/24/2019

Congratulations to the Epsilon Psi Lambda Chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. on their grant for the 56th Annual LA District Alpha Phi Alpha Conference!

#GAEDA

Congratulations to the Alexandria/Pineville Cvb on their grant for the Louisiana Travel Association Conference!#GAEDA #A...
01/22/2019

Congratulations to the Alexandria/Pineville Cvb on their grant for the Louisiana Travel Association Conference!

#GAEDA #APACVB #LTAConference

Congratulations to the VFW Department of Louisiana on their grant for the 2019 Mid-Winter Conference!#GAEDA #VFWLouisian...
01/16/2019

Congratulations to the VFW Department of Louisiana on their grant for the 2019 Mid-Winter Conference!

#GAEDA #VFWLouisiana

Happy New Year from all of us at GAEDA - Greater Alexandria Economic Development Authority!
01/01/2019

Happy New Year from all of us at GAEDA - Greater Alexandria Economic Development Authority!

2018 has been a wonderful year! Thank you, Alexandria!GAEDA is a visionary leader and catalyst to promote economic devel...
12/31/2018

2018 has been a wonderful year! Thank you, Alexandria!

GAEDA is a visionary leader and catalyst to promote economic development creating a better quality of life for Alexandria's citizens. We look forward to 2019!

-- All Meetings Cancelled on Tuesday, November 20th! --Both the Committee Meeting and Regular Board Meeting will no long...
11/15/2018

-- All Meetings Cancelled on Tuesday, November 20th! --

Both the Committee Meeting and Regular Board Meeting will no longer be held on the 20th.

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Join us for our meetings tomorrow!
09/17/2018

Join us for our meetings tomorrow!

Join us Tuesday, the 21st, for our next Committee and Board Meeting.Visit our website to learn more about us!gaeda.org
08/17/2018

Join us Tuesday, the 21st, for our next Committee and Board Meeting.

Visit our website to learn more about us!
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Please join us for our Committee Meeting and Board Meeting Tomorrow.
07/16/2018

Please join us for our Committee Meeting and Board Meeting Tomorrow.

Congratulations Girls Dixie Softball!
07/02/2018

Congratulations Girls Dixie Softball!

GAEDA is a visionary leader and catalyst to promote economic development creating a better quality of life for Alexandri...
06/29/2018
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GAEDA is a visionary leader and catalyst to promote economic development creating a better quality of life for Alexandria's citizens!

Please visit the link below for grant application information

The City of Alexandria, Louisiana determined there was a need within the City and the Parish of Rapides for economic development efforts, renovation, restoration and fostering of tourism.

Congratulations 2018 Steubenville South Catholic Youth Conference!
06/22/2018

Congratulations 2018 Steubenville South Catholic Youth Conference!

Address

201 Johnston Street, Suite 601
Alexandria, LA
71301

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 17:00
Sunday 09:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(318) 880-0407

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