West Central Arkansas Planning and Development District, Inc. (WCAPDD) was originally established as one of eight economic development districts in the State of Arkansas and incorporated in 1967. WCAPDD exists for the purpose of improving and enhancing the social and economic well-being of the people in our ten county region.As a not-for-profit economic development corporation, the WCAPDD provides its member cities and counties with technical assistance to obtain funding for public improvement projects, including infrastructure such as water, wastewater and industrial park improvements, that will directly create jobs in our ten-county region. We also assist our members with community development projects, such as parks and senior citizen's centers, to improve the quality of life for citizens in our service area.
Our services also include private sector assistance to small businesses through our Small Business Administration loan programs. Click here for more information about Arkansas Small Business Lending Services.