Rushville Economic Development in Rushville Illinois

Address and phone number for Rushville Economic Development, an Economic Development Agency, at North Congress Street, Rushville IL.


Name
Rushville Economic Development
Address
114 North Congress Street, Rushville, Illinois, 62681
Phone
217-322-3003
Fax
217-322-5512

About the Rushville Economic Development

The Rushville Economic Development, located in Rushville, IL, is a government agency that promotes business activity and development in the Schuyler County area. The Economic Development Agency (EDA) attracts and retains business, promotes development to increase employment and the tax base, and encourages a thriving economic environment in Rushville. The EDA also offers small business support programs and land development programs.

You may contact the Economic Development Office for questions about:
  • Rushville Economic Development programs and services
  • City and community development
  • Job creation, training, and workforce development
  • Schuyler County Economic Development funds
  • EDA grants and funding
Rushville Business and Workforce Development

The Economic Development Office promotes the Schuyler County area for business development, highlighting Rushville as a favorable location to do business. The EDA works closely with Schuyler County Chambers of Commerce and business groups to market the region for business development. To promote business, the EDA creates marketing materials, creates promotional advertising, and organizes Schuyler County business expos. In addition to business development, the Economic Development Office promotes workforce development through job creation programs and training opportunities.

Land Development Programs in Rushville, IL

In Rushville, the Economic Development Center seeks developers for undeveloped land or areas in need of redevelopment. They market development opportunities and identify obstacles to development, such as site contamination or a lack of funding. The Rushville Economic Development maintains an inventory of available commercial land and commercial building space in Rushville to match developers, landlords, and business owners with prime locations.

Small Business Support Programs

As part of its business development agenda, the Economic Development Agency offers small business support programs. These programs provide ombudsmen services, support small businesses with licensing and Schuyler County permitting requirements, and connect small businesses with bidding opportunities for government contracts.

Economic Development Grants & Loans

The Economic Development Office administers Schuyler County grants and loans. These include Brownfield Redevelopment grants, facade improvement grants, and Schuyler County public improvement grants. Businesses can also qualify for Schuyler County loan programs, often with below-market interest rates and less stringent credit requirements than business loans from traditional financing institutions.

Schuyler County Tax Incentives

In Illinois, the Economic Development Corporation administers tax incentives for businesses that expand or relocate within the jurisdiction. Funding for tax incentives may come from the Illinois state level, the Schuyler County level, or the Rushville level. The Economic Development Office offers tax incentives or tax abatements on the theory that new businesses or expanding businesses generate job opportunities in Schuyler County and thus increase the tax base.

Contact the Rushville Economic Development

You may contact the Rushville Economic Development by calling 217-322-3003, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Rushville Economic Development, 114 North Congress Street, Rushville, Illinois, 62681.


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