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
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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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Press Conference to Celebrate our Manufacturers and MakerFest

As part of Manufacturing Day, and to recognize the new Tri-State MakerFest, Great River Economic Development Foundation (GREDF) invites the community to… More

Registration Open for the Inaugural MakerFest

Great River Economic Development Foundation (GREDF) invites regional manufacturing and logistics businesses, large and small, to take part in the first Tri-State… More

Heroes at Heartland Check Presentation

We invited you to join Great River Economic Development Foundation (GREDF) and partners on Thursday, August 24 at 11:00a in the Oakley… More