GREDF exists to maintain and improve the economic vitality of Quincy and Adams County, Illinois through the retention and expansion of existing businesses and the attraction of new businesses to our communities.
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Great River Economic Development Foundation has been a driving force in Quincy, and Adams County, Illinois since 1978. Our number one priority is to retain existing businesses and help them grow. We assist prospective businesses, site consultants and entrepreneurs. We also take the lead in a variety of initiatives that contribute to the outstanding quality of life we enjoy here. And as our name “Great River” implies, we collaborate regionally with our neighbors along the Mississippi River in Western Illinois, Northeast Missouri and Southeast Iowa.

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Mentoring Seminar with Quincy University’s Marty Bell

Quincy University’s Vice President of Intercollegiate Athletics Marty Bell will speak at the Adams County Works Transition Planning seminar on Wednesday, November… More

Tri-State MakerFest Open To The Public & Focused on Workforce

What can you look forward to at the 2018 Tri-State MakerFest? The full event happens Thursday-Saturday; November 1-3, 2018 inside the Oakley… More

Press Conference & Tour Celebrating Manufacturing and MakerFest

Great River Economic Development Foundation (GREDF) and its partners are celebrating Manufacturing Day and kicking off the 2018 Tri-State MakerFest. All were… More