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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A Forward Focus for the Great River Economic Development Foundation Annual Meeting

Adams County, IL – All are welcome to attend the Great River Economic Development Foundation (GREDF) annual meeting Wednesday, January 8, in… More

2x4s For Hope Tiny Home Build

November 9th and 10th, 2×4’s For Hope and 100+ volunteers built another tiny home for a Veteran in Quincy Illinois at 1025 N.… More

Quincy High School QAVTC Sweeps MakerFest S.T.E.A.M. Competition

Adams County, IL – On Tuesday, October 22 at 8:15 AM an awards ceremony was held at Quincy High School’s Quincy Area… More