The Adams County Economic Development Corporation (ACEDC) works together with both the State of Indiana and local government units to ensure prospective business developments receive the best incentives for the company, creating a strong start in Adams County. Below is a list of some partners which we can facilitate assistance for incentives and other business support.
Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC)
The Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) is the State of Indiana's lead economic development agency. The IEDC was officially established in February 2005 to replace the former Department of Commerce. To respond quickly to the needs of businesses, the IEDC operates like a business. Incorporating all state entities with economic development responsibilities into its organizational structure, the IEDC focuses its efforts on growing and retaining businesses in Indiana and attracting new business to the State of Indiana .
WorkOne connects with various state and federal agencies offering grants and incentives to businesses to help train workers. WorkOne also assists with hiring a skilled workforce for expanding companies.
Indiana Small Business Development Corporation
The purpose of the Northeast Indiana SBDC is to enhance economic development in northeast Indiana by assisting new and existing small business. The SBDC is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration, the State of Indiana, and many local partners, including Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW).
Community Development Corporation
The Community Development Corporation of Northeast Indiana (CDC) is a City of Fort Wayne sponsored 501 c (6) not for profit business development organization. The CDC's primary objective is to promote the growth and development of small commercial and industrial for profit businesses in Indiana through creative loan programs.