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 in accordance with Kankakee County’s 2014-19 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy.
$10,000 and more
Kankakee County Economic Development Association
County of Kankakee
Nucor Steel Kankakee Inc.
Peoples Bank of Kankakee County
First Trust Bank
Riverside Health Care
First American Bank
Van Drunen Farms
VDF FutureCeuticals Inc.
Kankakee County Convention & Visitors Bureau
NECA-IBEW Local 176 LMCC
Laborers Union Local 751
Kankakee Valley Construction Company
Gordon Electric Supply
Midland States Bank
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. Working under Kankakee County’s 2014-19 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy, the Alliance is challenged to help spur $500 million in new business investment and 500 new jobs, along with assisting 150 prospective new businesses. Kankakee County’s total announced capital investment for the years 2014 to 2018 exceeded $1.7 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.