Economic Development   


We have been providing economic development consulting services to our seven-county region for over 40 years. Our primary purpose is to partner with area communities and other economic development organizations to foster a sustainable, diverse economy that is attractive to businesses and supported by quality employment and educational opportunities for all residents. WCWRPC has been integral in helping our clients and businesses secure millions in grants and other funding to implement their projects. With a focus on partnerships, these projects have created quality jobs and increased the tax base throughout the region

Project Types   
  • Coordination of Economic Development 
  • Administration (EDA) functions and project submissions as an EDA-designated Economic Development District 
  • Administration of revolving loan fund and business finance tools  
  • Community infrastructure funding assessments
  • Grant writing and administration
  • Tax Increment Financing (TIF) district project plan preparation and amendments 
  • Economic data collection and analysis 
  • Coordination of project activities 
  • LEED assistance to communities and businesses 
  • Environmental Review preparation 
  • Organizational assistance and strategic planning 
  • Mapping/GIS technology analysis and visualization

For a PDF handout with additional information, click here.

The contact for this service area is:  Craig Johnson