Neighborhood Economic Development Corporation (NEDCO)

For Entrepreneurs in the East Valley

What Is NEDCO?

NEDCO is a certified Community Development Financial Institution. Since 1997, NEDCO has provided business loans, placemaking and financial support for low and moderate income individuals. NEDCO collaborates and partners with local municipalities, businesses, developers and other institutions to meet community development goals in the metro area.

Upcoming Events and Workshops

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
6:00 pm9:00 pm
Apache Boulevard
Restaurant Crawl: The Spice Trail on Apache Boulevard

Join NEDCO for a wonderful night of culinary delight by attending our first "Restaurant Crawl," sponsored by A New Leaf – NEDCO, State Farm, and LISC! Register for only $10 for an all inclusive 5 stops of YUM! at restaurants off of Apache Boulevard! Register now and find out which five you'll be eating at!

Where can the "YUM!" be found?
Chou's Corner - The Dhaba - Thaitini - Moroccan Paradise - Tasty Kabob - Mandi House - Khai Hoen - Golden Bakery - Curry Corner - And More!

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
3:00 pm5:00 pm
Mesa Chamber of Commerce, 165 N. Centennial Way Suite 208, Mesa AZ 85201
Small Business Lending: Mesa Jumpstart Your Business Series

A Jumpstart Your Business Workshop Series focused on Small Business Lending. Presentations will be delivered by Augie Gastelum and Kristine Ouzt.

Contact Information

  • Located at 10 West Main, 2nd Floor, Mesa, AZ 85201
  • Mailing Address: 868 East University Drive, Mesa, AZ 85201
  • Business Phone: 480-258-6927

NEDCO's Business Development Manager is Alan Beveridge. He can be reached at 480-229-7838 or via email at

NEDCO's Business Development Officer is Cenestra Lemons. She can be reached at 480-220-1156 or via email at