The LaGrange County Economic Development Corporation is a 501 (c) 3 not-for-profit organization who serves as the central point of contact for economic development efforts in LaGrange County.
Our Mission Statement
The Mission of the LaGrange County Economic Development Corporation is to improve the quality of life for the citizens of LaGrange County, Indiana through the enhancement of employment opportunities resulting from the responsible growth and retention of business and industry.
Who Supports Us
We are supported on an annual basis by contributions from the local governments of LaGrange County communities, as well as by the private sector. LaGrange County, the Town of LaGrange, Town of Topeka, Town of Shipshewana, and the Town of Wolcottville all provide public financial support for the LaGrange County Economic Development Corporation. We also recieve private support from local and regional businesses, such as banks, utilities, hospitals, industry, and small businesses. The LaGrange County EDC has been able to leverage private financial contributions because the private sector sees the value in economic development and the positive impact that economic development has on our community.
How We Do This
We work with regional, state and federal partners to support and encourage our clients’ business development endeavors. Our approach centers on four main areas of concentration: business retention and expansion, business attraction, entrepreneurial development and improving overall quality of life. This process guides us on our mission to better the lives of LaGrange County citizens, both individual and corporate, through the responsible growth and enhanced opportunities that economic development brings.
The LaGrange County Economic Development Corporation board and staff will act as advocates for potential new developments in our communities. In addition to the pro-business climate that exists in LaGrange Countya and in Indiana, we will actively pursue incentives from our various partners to ensure that LaGrange County is where you call "home". Read more about why LaGrange County is "A Great Place To Be."