Resources

Resources to Grow

A supportive community can make a huge difference in the success of your business. In Northwest Illinois, you'll partner with communities that want to help you to succeed. Northwest Illinois Economic Development will act as your liaison to local, county, state and federal resources – all pulling in the same direction to help you build a thriving enterprise.

USADA Rural Development

  • USDA Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)
  • Dairyland Power Cooperative Economic Development Loan

State of Illinois

  • Community Development Block Grants (CDBG)
  • Economic Development for a Growing Economy (EDGE)

Enterprise Zones

  • Northwest Illinois Enterprise Zone
  • Local Redevelopment Authority at Savanna Depot Park Enteprise Zone
  • Carroll and Whiteside County Enteprise Zone
  • Jo Daviess County Tax Abatement
  • Tax Increment Financing (TIF)

Grant Funding Organizations

Bi-State Freight Study

Blackhawk Hills and Regional Council (BHRC) and East Central Intergovernmental Association's (ECIA) bi-state freight study provides updated data for supply chain and freight needs.