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The following businesses and organizations are recognized for their support of the Economic Alliance of Kankakee County’s 2018-19 program of work. Funded are the Alliance’s efforts in the areas of Business Retention & Expansion, Business Attraction, Community Development and Workforce Development.

$10,000 and more

  • Kankakee County Economic Development Association
  • County of Kankakee
  • Nucor Steel Kankakee Inc.


  • Nicor Gas
  • ComEd
  • Aqua Illinois
  • Gallagher Asphalt


  • Midland States Bank
  • Peoples Bank of Kankakee County
  • First Trust Bank
  • Riverside Health Care
  • Carlile Architects
  • First American Bank
  • Van Drunen Farms
  • VDF FutureCeuticals Inc.
  • Silva International
  • OAK Orthopedics
  • Kankakee County Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • NECA-IBEW Local 176 LMCC
  • Laborers Union Local 751
  • Kankakee Valley Construction Company
  • MJ Electric
  • Gordon Electric Supply
  • Comcast
  • Nugent Curtis Real Estate, LLC


  • Piggush Engineering
  • Meijer
  • Plochman, Inc
  • McColly Bennett Commercial RE
  • Ruder Technologies
  • Security Lumber
  • Bear Machine Tool & Die Inc.
  • Kankakee & Iroquois Building Trades Council
  • Geoffrey Johns & Associates
  • Tyson Engineering Inc.


The Economic Alliance of Kankakee County is a 501c6 public/private partnership that works to create jobs and expand the economic base by improving the local business climate in the Greater Chicago community of Kankakee County, Illinois. The Kankakee MSA’s total announced capital investment for the years 2014 to 2019 exceeded $2 billion.

Pursuant to Sections 501(c)(6) and 6113 of the Internal Revenue Code, contributions made to the Economic Alliance of Kankakee County are not deductible for federal income tax purposes as charitable contributions.