The Marshall County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) was founded in 2007 as a 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization to coordinate and act as the lead agency for all economic development activities throughout Marshall County, and as the representative of Marshall County to the diverse North Central Indiana economic region.
The mission of the Marshall County Economic Development Corporation is to expand and diversify the economy by fostering investment in new and existing facilities and creating entrepreneurial capacity.
How we focus on our mission
To achieve its mission, MCEDC has established an economic development strategy that is guided by five primary goals and nine key priorities:
- To create a strong, future-oriented economic climate that provides quality jobs for Marshall County residents in a diverse mix of industries
- To develop a comprehensive infrastructure system that meets the current and anticipated needs of Marshall County businesses and residents
- To protect the balance of beauty and environmental quality in Marshall County's natural resources in promoting tourism, agricultural and industry
- To support communities in building cultural, educational, civic and economic opportunities for residents to enjoy life in Marshall County
- To engage Marshall County residents, leaders and stakeholders in determining a course for the shared economic future of the area and region
- Retain and expand existing industries
- Attract new businesses
- Cultivate local entrepreneurship
- Improve infrastructure
- Develop high-growth and natural-resources based industry sectors
- Increase skill level of the workforce
- Connect industry and education
- Build legislative influence and regional alliances for economic growth
- Remain accountable to supporting governmental units, Marshall County citizens and private funders
MCEDC is funded by contract with local legislatures representing Marshall County, the City of Plymouth, and the Towns of Bremen, Bourbon, Argos, Culver and LaPaz. MCEDC holds no taxing authority. MCEDC is also supported financially by private sector business and industry partners and local utility providers.
How can MCEDC assist existing and new business?
MCEDC will act as a single point of contact for any business expansion or relocation endeavor.
MCEDC can assist in selecting sites for new or expanding businesses, in guiding businesses through regulatory or statutory processes including zoning and taxation, and in procuring any applicable local, regional, or state business development or job creation incentives.
For additional information on services provided, contact us today.