Expansion increases access to state-of-the-art telecommunications services, helps accelerate growth of area businesses and attract new ones.
The Economic Alliance works diligently to report in a timely manner on things like local business expansion, new business development, new and enhanced development incentives, economic news and other items of interest to our community investors and investor prospects.
Exelon announced May 4, 2022 that RockCreek, one of the world’s largest diverse-owned global investment firms, has opened applications for the $36 million Exelon-funded Racial Equity Capital Fund to support minority-owned businesses in Exelon’s service areas in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, Illinois, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
ComEd offers extra incentives for new and ongoing energy efficiency projects including upgrading lighting, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment, energy management systems, refrigeration and more. Now, ComEd offers additional project incentives that can help your organization save even more on upgrades.
The 2022 Kankakee County Visitors Guide is packed with the great assets our community has to offer.
Pembroke Township receives $3 million to bring broadband and internet services to approximately 850 residences, businesses, and community anchor institutions thanks to Congresswoman Robin Kelly.
The Pembroke and Hopkins Park communities are one of 22 communities chosen to take part in the Department of Energy’s Local Energy Action Program (LEAP) Pilot.
The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) was established to help speed up COVID-19 recovery efforts. Kankakee County received $21.3 million in ARPA funds. The Kankakee County Board introduced the Respond, Revitalize, and Reinvest initiative is help distribute this funding within the community. Local businesses and organizations are encouraged to apply.
Tim Nugent, President & CEO of the Economic Alliance of Kankakee County and Ladonna Russell, Executive Director of the Grundy Livingston Kankakee Workforce Board will speak to the growth and development of Kankakee County April 19 at the Kankakee Area Human Resource Managers’ Association.
The Be in Illinois. campaign shines a spotlight on sectors where Illinois has a competitive advantage, including agribusiness, life sciences, manufacturing, tech, transportation and logistics – as well its rapidly emerging electric vehicle (EV) sector. Illinois already boasts the fifth largest economy in the United States, 18th in the world, and is home to more Fortune 500 companies (38) than all but three states.