Invest in North Carolina

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Create New Jobs. Attract Business. Expand Industry.

Your investment makes our work possible

EDPNC proudly serves as North Carolina’s statewide economic development organization. By partnering with and investing through EDPNC, you are directly impacting our state’s economic performance and health. Together, we are securing North Carolina’s future.


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North Carolina is consistently recognized for its distinction and appeal as the best place for business, investment and workforce talent.

#1 Top State for Business CNBC2.5% lowest corporate tax in the united states#1 Best Business Climate - Business Facilities Magazine, 2022


Competition remains fierce for jobs and investment. We need your support now more than ever to ensure that North Carolina remains one of the most economically competitive and vibrant states in the nation.

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“North Carolina’s electric cooperatives serve rural communities from the mountains to the coast where agri-businesses, tourism, and the outdoor industry drive regional economies. We are proud to partner with EDPNC on comprehensive economic development efforts to help all our communities to grow and thrive."

— Joe Brannan, Executive Vice President & CEO, North Carolina’s Electric Cooperatives



EDPNC’s investors are integral to our success in marketing North Carolina as the best state for business and travel.

The Tarheel State is widely known as the best state for business. With our talented workforce, great quality of life, and welcoming communities, employers know North Carolina is a place their businesses can grow and thrive. But with relentless competition across the country, we call on support from our wonderful investors to ensure that NC maintains its position as a global leader in economic development. EDPNC offers investor benefits packages for corporations at a variety of levels.
For more information, contact Liz Scruggs, Director of Development at

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We are proud to recognize our Chairman's Council, Corporate Council and Executive Council investors who champion our work and help make NC a top state in which to work and do business.

Duke Energy
Red Hat
Bank of America
Martin Marietta
NC Realtors
Dominion Energy
Electricities of North Carolina Inc
North Carolina Railroad Company
Robinson Bradshaw
Northwood Office
Biltmore Farms
Womble Bond Dickinson
NC Electric Cooperatives
Research Triangle Park
Flow Lexus
Pinnacle Financial Partners
The Joseph M. Bryan Foundation of Greater Greensboro, Inc.


Network with business influencers, elected officials and community leaders from North Carolina and across the US. EDPNC events provide you with access to VIP gatherings, industry thought leadership, and marketing and business development opportunities.

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View our showcase of news, insights and profiles of investors and influencers that are shaping North Carolina’s economic development and business expansion.

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We are grateful to the many businesses and organizations that continue to support our mission to generate new jobs and capital investment throughout North Carolina.

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Liz Scruggs


For more information on Investor benefits or to become an EDPNC Investor, please contact:

Liz Scruggs
Director of Investor Relations