Supporting Skagway to Achieve a
“To serve the community of Skagway as an advisory, administrative and technical source, by supporting business enterprise and community well being through connecting people, ideas and resources.”
What does Skagway offer?
Skagway offers access to international markets, a deep-water port, an extensive visitor industry, access to untouched back country and so much more.
Made in Skagway
Do you manufacture goods in Skagway? Do you want to learn about locally made products? Checkout Made in Skagway.
Shop Small Saturday
Shopping local is one of the most impactful ways to support small communities. As we approach holiday shopping, kick-off your shopping needs with us as we celebrate shopping local with Shop Small Saturday!
Are you a business owner, manager, or just someone that want's to learn new business skills? To support the growth and knowledge of Skagway businesses, SDC offers free access to the LinkedIn Learning training resource.
SDC-CDS supports a number of community programs that aim to improve the community of Skagway and quality of life for its residents. SDC-CDS accepts applications for new programs on a rolling basis.
Economic Baseline Report
In 2021 SDC-CDS was awards a Rural Community Development Initiative award by the USDA. This funding has allowed SDC to contract McKinley Research Group to create an Economic Baseline Report and 5-year strategic plan.
Skagway Infrastructure and Transportation Network Asset Map
To support and promote the various industry opportunities in Skagway, SDC is working to create local asset maps with funding from the USDA, to be complete June 2023.
Skagway is home to many fantastic creators. To support the growth of a creative economy and professional development, SDC worked with Rain Coast Data to explore the feasibility of a self-sustainable creator space in Skagway.
Background Photo Credit: Samantha Sheehanon’s “Upper Dewey. You might feel like dying but the views are worth it”. 2019 CVB #thisisskagway