What is RCEDC (Racine County Economic Development Corporation)?
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
Is RCEDC a government agency?
No, RCEDC is a non-profit 501(C)(3) Corporation and not a government agency.
What is the primary focus of RCEDC?
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.
Where can I get more information about Racine County and the region?
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.
How can I get more involved with the work and mission of RCEDC?
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.
I am looking to start a business. Where do I start?
Lots of great resources are available online and in the community to assist you on your entrepreneurship journey. >> Learn more.
Are there grants available for my business?
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.