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What is the Economic Impact
of 100 NEW JOBS to a community?

In terms of PEOPLE:
112

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HOUSEHOLDS
4

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RETAIL
STORES
107

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PASSENGER CARS
91

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SCHOOL CHILDREN
359

increased

POPULATION
In terms of MONEY:
$2,324,304

increase in

ANNUAL
INCOME

$1,178,422

increase in

RETAIL
SALES

$876,263

increase in

BANK
DEPOSITS

$269,619

increase in

OTHER
SALES

* Source: US Chamber of Commerce, Martin Lefkowitz

Our Advancement Team

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Sherm Hansen

Sherm Hansen

Advancement Director

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Your Dollars at Work

Investment Information

As a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation, the Economic Development Corporation of Elkhart County is funded by our county, city and town governments, private businesses, banks, and utility companies.
Support a healthy, vibrant economy with your gift to the EDC of Elkhart County! Your tax-deductible donation will immediately help:

  • Preserve existing industries and jobs which make us successful
  • Diversify businesses seeking to expand and establish in Elkhart County
  • Increase the skill level of our workforce

The Economic Development Corporation of Elkhart County is a 5o1(c)(3) not-for-profit organization assisting in job creation, investment, workforce, image, and talent for people in Elkhart County. Founding in 2001, it has helped create thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in investments benefitting over 200,000 members of our community.

Major Program Areas

  • Attracting Diversified Businesses
  • Business Retention
  • Marketing & Image Enhancement
  • Workforce Retention & Training
  • Efficiency Process Improvement

Program Success

  • Created 29,240 new jobs since 2001
  • Facilitated new investment in Elkhart County since 2001 totaling $2,341,552,011
  • Produced 125 million in new capital investment in 2019 with 932 jobs created.
  • Business Facilities Magazine ranked the Elkhart-Goshen MSA #1 in Manufacturing for mid-sized MSA’s in 2019.
  • Ranked #4 in the country by the Walton Foundation’s “Most Dynamic Metropolitans” in 2019
  • Created a skills enhancing program to assist companies with employee retention by offering training courses in the areas of Lean, Leadership and Quality through a partnership with Purdue MEP. To date, a total of 1,212 local Hoosiers have taken a training class and 182 local and regional companies have benefitted from this program.

Our Investors

Thank you to all our investors for continuing to support innovation, market diversification, the creation of jobs and improved quality of life throughout Elkhart County.

Key Sponsors

Investors

Our Mission

Our Mission is to create an economically vibrant community by recruiting, retaining, and strengthening our economic base; being a catalyst for diversification, innovation, and economic change.

Our Vision

The EDC of Elkhart County will leverage our entrepreneurial spirit, expertise and regional resources to develop a more prosperous community through a diversified, resilient and knowledge based economy.

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Our Location

300 NIBCO Parkway, Suite 201
Elkhart, IN 46516
Toll Free: 877-535-1002
Phone: 574-293-JOBS (5627)
Fax: 574-343-2951
edc@elkhartcountybiz.com

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