helping polk prosper
The Central Florida Development Council (CFDC) is Polk County’s Economic Development Partnership as designated by the Polk County Board of County Commissioners. The CFDC has been serving Polk County since 1985.
The mission of the CFDC is to grow an economy based on high-skill, high-wage sustainable businesses. We focus on domestic and international business recruitment and expansion, business advocacy, facilitating collaborative partnerships and advancing strategic initiatives in Central Florida’s Polk County.
The vision of the CFDC is to develop an economically prosperous community that attracts and retains quality businesses with high-paying careers and educates and retains quality talent to align with targeted industry workforce needs.