Economic Development Firms Act on Numerous Fronts
To Spur Growth in the Northern Indiana Economy
Beyond Partnering with Workforce Dev Board, Economic Firms Conduct
Recruitment and Retention of Businesses, as well as Talking To Government
egional economic development firms are non-profit organizations dedicated to the economic growth of their countries as well as the Northern Indiana region as a whole. Members often include representatives from business, government, labor, education, workforce development and the community.
They work to attract new businesses, support existing enterprises, and assure the economic health of the region. If you are considering starting or relocating your business, these organizations can be valuable sources of information, assistance and advocacy. Existing businesses will find their regional economic development organization helpful in everything from workforce development to expanding markets.
For more details, visit a regional economic development organization:
ST. JOSEPH COUNTY
Indiana Economic Development Corporation
In addition, the state’s leading economic development agency the Indiana Economic Development Corporation works to respond quickly to the needs of businesses. Among its services, IEDC oversees grant and loan programs, tax incentives, and many other business and community assistance programs.