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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MakerFest | Manchester Tank | Manufacturing Press Conference

Tour Celebrating Manufacturing Day   Adams County, IL – National Manufacturing Day is Friday, October 4, 2019. According to the National Association… More

Heroes at Heartland to Award Four Groups at Check Presentation

We welcomed all to attend the Heroes at Heartland Check Presentation on Wednesday, September 4 at 10:00 AM outside Titan International, Inc. corporate… More

Tri-State Development Summit Welcomes New Faces + More Face Time

The Tri-State Development Summit (TSDS) Steering Committee is pleased to announce the addition of three new members helping to shape the upcoming… More