Whitley EDC Services

Whitley EDC serves as the single point of contact for existing and prospective industries. Whitley EDC facilitates business development services customized to meet the needs of our clients. Some of those services include: 

  • Business coaching for start-up and established businesses 
  • Building and site identification and evaluation 
  • Community and labor force analysis 
  • Facilitate grants and crowdfunding for community development 
  • Incentives negotiation
  • Leadership training and development through the Leadership Whitley County Program 
  • Ombudsman to government agencies
  • Service provider referrals 
  • Training and workforce development support

Whitley County’s longstanding commitment is to work on behalf of all local industries by welcoming new neighbors and meeting the evolving needs of industries and residents. The Whitley County EDC works with a number of local, regional and state partners including:

  • City of Columbia City
  • Indiana Economic Development Corporation
  • Indiana Small Business Development Center
  • Purdue University- Fort Wayne
  • Ivy Tech Community College
  • Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership member
  • Purdue University - West Lafayette
  • Town of Larwill
  • Town of South Whitley
  • Town of Churubusco
  • Whitley County Government
  • WorkOne Northeast