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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The Adams County GROW Program is now accepting applications!

How did we get here? In 2023, the Great River Economic Development Foundation conducted a “Comprehensive Housing Needs Assessment for Adams County”.… More

Adams County Board approves GREDF’s nominees for the GROW housing program committee

QUINCY (WGEM) -The Adams County Board Tuesday evening and among other agenda items board members approved the GROW Housing Program Committee nominations.… More

Realtor says interest in townhome development also highlights low inventory of living spaces in Quincy

QUINCY — Max Dancer says the interest in the Brewhaus Townhomes development at Eighth and Jersey is emblematic of the needs of… More