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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Career Launch Signing Day

Celebrating our regions next Career & Technical All Stars!   Partners on the Adams County Works Career Guidance team are hosting the… More

Career Guidance Team Celebrates Area Educators

Recognizing teachers on National Teacher Appreciation Day!   Teacher appreciation and recognition was on Thursday, May 9 at 4:00 PM in the… More

Small Business ConnectionFest: Achieving Your Next Business Adventure

The inaugural Small Business ConnectionFest was hosted Wednesday, April 17 from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM in the Kroc Center at 405… More