• Business Incentives & Assistance


  • The Macomb Area Chamber of Commerce works in collaboration with many community partners to revitalize, reenergize and encourage investment in Macomb, Illinois through shared recruitment efforts of viable businesses.


  • Business Incentives & Assistance

    Macomb Area Chamber of Commerce

    • Business introduction
    • Business networking opportunities
    • Business marketing tools
    • Business involvement opportunities
    • Leadership training
    • Legislative outreach

    For more information, contact the MACC at 309-837-4855 or info@macombareachamber.com.  


    City of Macomb

    • Revolving loan program
    • Façade grants (downtown location only)
    • Downtown Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District (eligibility determined by location)
    • West Side Tax Increment Financing (TIF II) District (eligibility determined by location)

    For more information, contact the City of Macomb at 309-833-2558, mayor@macomb.com or www.cityofmacomb.com


    Macomb Area Economic Development Corporation

    • Enterprise Zone (eligibility determined by location)
    • Low-interest revolving loan fund
    • Facilitates in the selection, planning and development of sites & buildings
    • Expedited permitting

    For more information, contact 309-837-4684, maedco@wiu.edu  or www.maedco.org

     

    Illinois Small Business Development Center at Western Illinois University

    • Business advising and referral
    • Management and workforce training
    • Innovations and technology transfers
    • Business workshops
    • Online training

    For more information, contact 309-836-2640, sb-center@wiu.edu (default email client launches message to email address) or www.wiusbdc.org (link to http://www.wiusbdc.org/)

     

    Prairie Hills Resource Conservation and Development, Inc.

    • Economic Development and Redevelopment Programs and Services, including: small business loans for new or expanding businesses, downtown revitalization loans for façade and energy improvements (downtown location only), business planning assistance and incubator facilities
    • Community Development Programs and Services, including: fiscal sponsorship to groups needing grant funding, support or a charitable umbrella and grantsmanship

    For more information, contact 309-833-4747, prairie@frontier.com or www.prairiehillsrcd.org 


    Western Illinois Community Development Corporation

    • Development loans, initiated through local lenders

    For more information, contact MidAmerica National Bank at 309-833-4111 or www.midnatbank.com