The Community and Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky works statewide to catalyze positive change to build engaged communities and vibrant economies.

CEDIK provides customized outreach services and information to community stakeholders across the Commonwealth. If you are a community leader needing in-depth data and analysis to make an important community decision, or are looking to engage your community in a long term project, CEDIK can work with you.



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CEDIK 2017 Impact Report

Engaged Communities. Vibrant Economies.

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Applications must be postmarked by April 23, 2018.

Downtown Revitalization in Southeast Kentucky

Learn more about the collaboration CEDIK has with several communities in the Kentucky Promise Zone.

Eastern Kentucky Arts Network

Check out the newest social media presence dedicated to the artists, crafters, musicians, and actors of Eastern Kentucky and those who support their work.