Racine County Economic Development Corporation (RCEDC) is a private, non-profit organization that provides existing and new Racine County businesses with the supplemental services needed to create or maintain their economic vitality in our community. We provide Racine County businesses with services needed to complete an expansion, relocation, financing, or talent recruitment project.
RCEDC is the first point of contact for existing and prospective businesses completing expansions, relocations, financing, and workforce development projects in Racine County.
RCEDC’s staff supports business growth through our financial, talent recruitment, and technical assistance resources:
Our Business Recruitment & Expansion division provides businesses with strategic services needed to complete an expansion, relocation, or recruitment project in Racine County. Whether you are an existing business or new to Racine County, RCEDC’s team of experts provides support and facilitates all phases of your development project.
Business Lending Partners (BLP), as the Business Finance Division of RCEDC, assists companies within Racine County through the administration of several fixed rate, long-term loan programs, grants, as well as partners with financial institutions throughout the State of Wisconsin to offer financing through the SBA 504 Loan Program.
The Greater Racine County initiative showcases why Racine County is a great place to live and work by sharing the unique stories of our communities and promoting our companies, job opportunities, and local amenities. Its primary goal is to attract prospective talent and their families.
RCEDC’s mission is to grow Racine County’s property tax base and by supporting business expansions, provide employment opportunities to Racine County residents. In 2023, RCEDC staff were able to facilitate 64 projects that included comprehensive site selection, loans, grants, and incentives resulting in $1.36 billion in private investment and $1.05 billion in new construction.
- Tax-deductible contribution (RCEDC is a 501C(3) org.)
- Support RCEDC’s mission
- Discounted admission to all RCEDC Events
- Listing of your company on RCEDC’s Website
- Marketing of your company to RCEDC prospects
- Highlight your company as a preferred resource
- Eligible to serve on RCEDC's leadership board