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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Servicing Quincy & Adams County, IL

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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Virtual Job Fair Featuring Local Employers

Illinois workNet Center, Workforce Innovation Board of Western Illinois and Great River Economic Development Foundation (GREDF) are partnering to host an ongoing… More

Mask Up #21DayChallenge

Join members of our team here at GREDF as we take the Mask Up #21DayChallenge! Help our community stay safe and healthy.… More

Leading From Within

The Adams County Works Transition Planning team welcomed guest speaker Julie Boll, Dare to Lead certified facilitator for the lunchtime seminar, which took… More