Helping Local Business – GEDC Investors Have a Direct Line

  • Refer local businesses, supplier, and contractors to prospects
  • Serve as a liaison between business community and government as needed
  • Advocate for legislative initiatives impacting local businesses
  • Monthly newsletter that provides information on new developments, prospects, and GEDC events
  • Assist in workforce needs including training grants, etc.


Become Involved – Leadership Opportunities

  • Board of Directors & Committees
  • Education/Workforce Initiatives
  • Strategy Planning Implementation


Informational Services 

  • Workforce and labor analytics
  • Demographic profiles for Grundy County & individual communities
  • Inventory of available sites and buildings
  • Incentive programs & financial tools


Join Other Business Leaders

  • Legislative luncheon with state and federal officials
  • Industrial bus tour to local businesses
  • Business lunches covering a range of topics


For more information on becoming an investor of the GEDC, contact Nancy Norton, President & CEO at 815.942.0163 or