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About Us

The Nazareth Economic Development Commission is a duly authorized 501c3 commission chartered to operate independently to bring about economic revitalization into the Nazareth Downtown Business District.


Our mission is to advance the prosperity of Nazareth Borough through the talents and strengths of the commission members by working together for the betterment and economic growth of the community. It will strive to assure a favorable business community climate for implementing new ideas and economic growth.

Dear Nazareth Resident,


We all want our downtown to be a vibrant and inviting place to gather with friends and family. The Nazareth Economic Development Commission (NEDC) needs your help. Your support means everything to the success of NEDC.


The NEDC is proud to serve the residents of Nazareth with the continuous growth of our Downtown and the promotion of our local businesses and the Nazareth Farmers’ Market.


Who are we?

The NEDC is a duly authorized 501(c)(3) corporation that operates independently bringing about economic revitalization into Nazareth’s Downtown Business District. The volunteer board and four sub-committees consist of business leaders all with a passion to support economic growth and community pride.


What do we do?

We are working hard to revitalize our downtown while serving as catalysts for the prosperity of the Nazareth community through: websites, monthly community enewsletter, business recruitment, social media, façade grants, business investment guide & resource list, downtown map, Small Business Saturday, community booth at NFM, Farm & Flea Market, Nazareth Hayhenge.


What are our goals?

In 2020 our projected goals include many fundraising events, monthly Golden Broom awards given to a downtown business, a downtown clean-up day, expanded farmers market activities, business promotions, quarterly business owner meetings.


Who are our partners?

The NEDC relies on a collaborative effort of partners such as the Borough of Nazareth, County of Northampton and Martin Guitar Foundation to support operational funding, and includes the residents of Nazareth. With your financial contribution, we will continue to pursue initiatives that help make our downtown a community that flourishes and a place that its residents and business owners are proud to call home.


Please visit to make a donation or see the DONATE NOW button below. Your gift does make a difference. We rely on contributions to provide high quality programs and broad community access.


The Nazareth Economic Development Commission


The official registration and financial information of Nazareth Downtown Association Inc. may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.


Martin Guitar Foundation

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County of Northampton

Borough of Nazareth

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