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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IL Modified Stay At Home Order

Gov. Pritzker Announces Modified Stay at Home Order Will Be Extended Through May to Continue Progress MODIFIED STAY AT HOME ORDER Lifting… More

Adams County Road To Recovery

Adams County, Illinois is home to over 65,000 individuals and the regional hub for healthcare, retail, and industry in west central Illinois.… More

Adams County Small Business Emergency Loan

 Adams County Announces Small Business Emergency Loan Program  Information & Application Quincy, Illinois (April 20, 2020) – In an effort to assist… More