The Racine County Economic Development Corporation is a non-profit 501(C)(3) Corporation and not a government agency. RCEDC mission is to increase the real estate tax base in Racine County as well as retain and create employment opportunities by working with private businesses on their expansion projects. >> More About Us
No, RCEDC is a non-profit 501(C)(3) Corporation and not a government agency.
RCEDC’s primary focus is to facilitate business expansion that results in increased real estate tax base and the creation and retention of jobs. These activities are accomplished by working in partnership with private businesses and local governments to facilitate new development.
Racine County is located in the fast-growing industrial corridor between Milwaukee and Chicago along Interstate 94. Lots of great information about Racine County and our communities can be found at Why Racine.
We encourage you to consider becoming an RCEDC Contributor. Your support of RCEDC will help to ensure that the quality of life remains an asset throughout Racine County for many years to come.
Lots of great resources are available online and in the community to assist you on your entrepreneurship journey. >> Learn more.
Grant funds available to businesses are generally limited. Several Racine County communities offer targeted programs to encourage development. Racine County’s Matching Grant assists qualifying women, minority, veteran, and manufacturing firms located in Racine County. Several communities offer grants to assist with exterior facade improvements, including in the City of Burlington, City of Racine, Village of Union Grove, and the Village of Waterford. The City of Burlington also offers grants in combination with its low-interest loan program.