The RCEDA with partners both in and outside the county, identifies initiates and implements projects and program's that address the community and economic development needs in Ritchie County.

Projects have included tourism development and marketing, housing, small business start-up classes, and support to local foundations.  

The RCEDA also works closely with the West Virginia Development Office, West Virginia Development Authority,  West Virginia Small Business Development Center and the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Council on special projects that better the economic future of Ritchie County.