SKED

SKED General Brochure 2006
The Southeast Kentucky Economic Development Corporation (SKED) is a community development organization formed in 1986 to create employment opportunities in a 42-county service area in Southern and Eastern Kentucky.

Intermodal Park Flyer 2006
The Southern Kentucky Intermodal Park is being developed to provide enhanced transportation logistics to existing companies by reducing the cost to transport their goods in and out of the region and to attract new industries to the region, which require bulk transfer or box car rail service.

Official SKED Service Area Map 2006
Southeast Kentucky Economic Development Corporation (SKED) serves 42 counties in Southeast Kentucky with two offices. SKED is headquartered in Somerset, Ky. at The Center for Rural Development. An East Kentucky office is located in Prestonsburg, Ky.

Micro Loan Fund
Southeast Kentucky Economic Development Corporation’s Micro Loan Fund is created to enhance long-term job growth by providing technical assistance to local entrepreneurs and short-term asset financing to small and emerging businesses in rural areas which need assistance in purchasing equipment in Southeast Kentucky.

Business and Industry Loan Fund
Southeast Kentucky Economic Development Corporation’s Business & Industry Loan Fund is designed to enhance business recruitment in its 42-county service area. Loans are made to new and expanding industrial companies to finance fixed-assets such as buildings, machinery and equipment.

New Small Business Loan Fund 2005
The Southeast Kentucky Economic Development Corporation’s Small Business Loan Fund is designed to enhance job creation and stimulate private investment in its 42-county service area. Loans are made to businesses in the form of fixed-asset financing to purchase equipment, construct new facilities or provide permanent working capital.