what we do

Visionary work. Meanginful impact.


The University of Alaska Center for Economic Development (CED) leverages the resources of the university system to support economic growth in Alaska.

CED is guided by our mission to promote economic diversity through entrepreneurship, community building, and action-oriented strategy.

Our work spans Alaska, from rural villages to urban cities. We welcome projects that provide the chance to learn more about our great state while working to advance economic opportunity for our fellow Alaskans. Our clients include government entities, corporations, tribal organizations, non-profits, and more.