The Economic Development Authority (EDA) is a separate entity of the Nation and is a chartered organization whose overall objective is the acquisition, development and operation of businesses for the benefit of the Tohono O'odham Nation. The Authority's charter also allows the Authority, within certain limits to acquire, own and manage financial investments in an effective manner.
The Authority is organized as an exercise by the Nation of rights of self-government under the Constitution and as one means to achieve economic self-sufficiency. The Authority has the following general purpose:
The services offered by the EDA are Development and Infrastructure Funding, Business Opportunities, "For Profit" Business Ownership & Operation, Minority Ownership in Business Financing Through Equity and Finance Resources for Projects & Operations.
For more information call (520) 383-2900 or 2901.