Decatur Downtown Redevelopment Authority
The Decatur Downtown Redevelopment Authority works with local partners, investors and developers to ensure ongoing development in the downtown and riverfront areas. Established in 2004, the Decatur Downtown Redevelopment Authority was formed to provide consistent support and promotion of the city’s redevelopment projects, and create easier avenues for private developers to build and remodel in the downtown and riverfront areas.
Decatur-Morgan County Entrepreneurial Center (The E-Center)
In 2021, Business Alabama ranked the Decatur-Morgan County Entrepreneurial Center (The E-Center) number one in the state for most incubator tenants and the highest number of companies that have graduated from the incubator. The E-Center also created The Best & Brighest Initiative which made history when Decatur became the first community in the country to create a comprehensive incentive package to attract STEM Grads to become residents of the community.
Decatur Morgan County Tourism
Decatur Morgan County Tourism is a nonprofit organization created exclusively to market Decatur and Morgan County regionally, domestically and internationally to both groups and individuals, in order to enhance the economy and increase employment. The organization offers a full service visitor center with brochures, festival and event information, and area maps.
Morgan County Economic Development Association
Incorporated in 1969, the Morgan County Economic Development Association was created to stimulate, promote and assist in the development of new industry and the expansion and development of existing industry within Morgan County. The MCEDA office, in conjunction with the Decatur-Morgan County Port Authority, oversees the operation of the Morgan County public port terminals. MCEDA’s President and CEO Jeremy Nails was awarded the top state economic development award in 2019.