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Bridge Loans & Other Financial Resources

We have updated our COVID-19 resources providing information about the NICDC Financial Bridge Loan Program and other sources of emergency financing available.

Donate PPE

If your company has PPE it would like to donate, the Winnebago County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is working to acquire, organize, and distribute resources needed to mitigate the COVID-19 outbreak.

The EOC is working to obtain the items to protect first responders and healthcare workers as they continue to provide for the needs of citizens located within Winnebago County.

Innovation and technology are the heart and soul of aerospace. MAC2020 is continuing to strengthen supply chains, create connections, and share relevant information key to the aerospace industry.

Join us May 6 th for an aerospace industry update from Kevin Michaels, Managing Director of AeroDynamic Advisory. Registration is required.

The role of the  Rockford Area Economic Development Council  (RAEDC) is to collaborate with regional stakeholders to cultivate opportunities for primary job growth that increase the economic well-being of our region. The RAEDC markets the region to attract new capital investment, while assisting existing business with resources for sustainable growth. The RAEDC works closely with many partners to improve the competitiveness of the region by taking what it learns from the region's employers and engaging the community in the daily work of economic development. As the economic development organization for the region, the RAEDC also serves as the area's data collection agency on all new capital investment, retained and created quality jobs, and renovated commercial/industrial space.