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TCEDA Partners

Regional Economic Development District

Blackhawk Hills Resource Conservation and Development Area (RC&D) serves as TCEDA's Economic Development District. The RC&D area consists of the six northwestern counties in Illinois including Carroll, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle Stephenson, and Whiteside that spans 3,777 square miles. For more information on the region's economic development district Click Here.

USDA Rural Development

USDA Rural Development offers financial assistance through loans and grant funds available to individuals, non-profits, public bodies, Native American tribes, and cooperatives in rural areas. USDA also works with many local, regional, state and other federal agencies and groups in providing technical assistance to address any business, community, or housing needs. For more information on USDA Rural Development Click Here.

Illinois Economic Development

The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) maintains up-to-date information on the state's properties and site locations. For more information on statewide economic development Click Here.

Blackhawk Hills E&I Club

The Blackhawk Hills Entrepreneur and Inventors Club is a place where like-minded individuals can meet to share knowledge, experiences, problems and ideas, as well as find the resources and tools to attain success in their ventures. We are helping educate inventors and entrepreneurs to start a small business or maintain and grow their existing businesses successfully throughout the region of Northwest Illinois. We offer assistance and introduce you to potential advisors, mentors and support agencies. For more information on E&I Club Click Here.

Galena Area Chamber of Commerce

Since being organized on February 2, 1838, the Galena Area Chamber of Commerce has been exercising a powerful and beneficial influence on the business. We are pleased to welcome them as a partner and look forward to working with them in the Northwest Region of Illinois. For more information on the Galena Are Chamber of Commerce Click Here.

Family Beer
Galena State Bank
Jo-Carroll Energy
Prairie Ridge
Riverport Railroad LLC
US Bank