The GLCEDC dedicates its purpose to support the retention and expansion of existing enterprises and to attracting new businesses. Additionally, the GLCEDC recognizes the importance of a highly trained and competent workforce and works diligently with Heartland Community College, The Livingston Area Career Center, and the Grundy, Kankakee, Livingston County Workforce Investment Board to respond to the needs of current and prospective employers. Furthermore, as a respected advocate of the business community, the GLCEDC works with elected officials at the federal, state, and local levels to advocate for more business-friendly policies pertaining to workers’ compensation insurance, tax reform[s], and other pro-business initiatives as directed by our Board of Directors. The GLCEDC also serves as a liaison between a business and government agencies to facilitate and expedite the development of new projects.
The GLCEDC and recipients of our grants recognize and greatly appreciate the sustained and generous support of Livingston County.