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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Managing Teams

Featured Workshop by the Adams County Works Transition Planning Team We held the first quarterly workshop seminar for 2018, brought to you… More

2018 Annual Meeting | Year In Review

We welcome you to join us for the Great River Economic Development Foundation (GREDF) Annual Meeting. Wednesday, January 10 The Oakley Lindsay… More

Illinois Bicentennial Flag Raising Ceremony

A yearlong celebration of Illinois’ 200th birthday launches with communities around the state next week, as the Bicentennial Flag is raised on… More