The Brunswick County Economic Development Commission announced it has been funded $70,000 per year through 2018 from the Brunswick County Economic Development Foundation.
The EDC set up a nonprofit foundation in March 2012. The Foundation funded the EDC for its first three-year term from 2012-14.
EDC Executive Director Jim Bradshaw said there are 13 businesses or industries funding and participating in the foundation.
Bankers, builders, the hospital and utility companies are among the foundation contributors, Bradshaw said.