The Mission of
“GAEDA is a visionary leader and catalyst to promote economic development creating a better quality of life for Alexandria’s citizens.”
How GAEDA was formed according to City Ordinance
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. Our website will provide you with detailed information on GAEDA and it will provide you with helpful information on other useful resources.
Funding may still be available. Contact the GAEDA office to discuss.
If your event is expected to produce at least 100 people or more and/or multiple hotel room nights it may still be considered. Please contact GAEDA at 318.880.0407 to discuss note: FUNDING CYCLE DATES ARE SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
Making a Difference in our Community
*All meetings will be held at the Hotel Bentley, 200 Desoto Street, Alexandria, LA 71301, on the third Tuesday of each month unless otherwise notified as per the Louisiana Open Meetings Laws.
(LSA-R.S. 42:11 through LSA-R.S. 42:28 )
FIGHT FRAUD, WASTE, & ABUSE!
Contact the Louisiana Legislative Auditor (LLA) Hotline if you suspect the misappropriation (theft), fraud, waste or abuse of public funds by anyone.