Whitley County EDC works to help establish and retain Whitley County businesses with less than 100 employees.

In Whitley County we believe in the makers and the dreamers. As just a dream, scribbled on a napkin or developed into a business plan, Whitley EDC supports your small business.

From start-up to expansion, we are your support for Whitley County!

Start-up Services

  • Technical Assistance and Consulting
    • Partnering with local schools and youth organizations to provide agricultural opportunities, training, experiences and more
  • Small Business Development Center (SBDC) business planning
  • Marketing Assistance

Financial Assistance

  • Revolving Loan Program
  • Elevate Ventures
  • Crowdfunding Campaigns

Business Growth

  • Small Business Development Center (SBDC) business planning
  • Small Business Workshops
  • Co-working Space / Incubator Space
  • Manufacturing and Kitchen Incubator availability
  • Online Resources


  • Economic Gardening Initiative
  • Data Analysis
  • Target Market Analysis