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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GREDF Hosts Press Conference to Kickoff Heroes at Heartland

A Veteran’s appreciation event that is free for the whole family.   To honor our regions veterans, and active duty military personnel,… More

Career Guidance Team Celebrate Our Teachers

Appreciation held Thursday, May 4 at 4pm in the Oakley Lindsay Center Lobby   Adams County, IL – In recognition of National… More

Work Readiness Team to launch Work Readiness Certification Process

Adams County, IL – On Thursday, April 27 at 11:45am, the Work Readiness Team will launch the Work Readiness Certification process with… More