Christian County Illinois Economic Development Corporation

Business Retention Program

The goal of the Christian County Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) Business Retention Program is to visit all major businesses in the county annually. The program requires the completion of a survey which provides CCEDC with valuable information on the company and seeks to help each business become more competitive by putting them in atmosphere to grow and thrive in Christian County.  Through the Business Retention Program, CCEDC provides the local business community with facilitation and referral to a team of municipal, county, state and federal  professionals, programs and services which  encourage business growth and investment throughout the county. These  include but are not limited to the following:

Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO)

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA)

Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT)

Illinois Department of Employment Security

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Lincoln Land Community College Small Business Development Center

Lake Land Community College

Illinois Manufacturing Extension Center

Christian County

City of Taylorville

Taylorville/Christian County Enterprise Zone

Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce

Pana Chamber of Commerce

City of Pana Office of Community Development


Shelby Electric Cooperative

US Census/American Fact Finder