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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Message From Our Team

To our partners,   We write you today in solidarity, speaking out against systemic racism and discrimination that continues throughout our nation.… More

Opening Up Together

GREDF, The District and Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce went out to visit our businesses to distribute Opening Up Together toolkits to… More

GREDF & Adams County Together

It’s been a crazy few weeks. What has Your GREDF Team been up to? These past weeks, your GREDF team has been… More