Economic Resilience and
Diversification Plan 

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Project Scope

Public Engagement

Communicate purpose, gather support, leverage expertise, seek understanding, promote inclusivity, and validate findings through committees, surveys, and information-sharing with the community and key stakeholders.

Economic Analysis

Understand the challenges and opportunities associated with being a nuclear host community by examining Dresden’s impact on direct and indirect employment, our skilled labor force, GDP, real estate markets, and tax revenues.

Decommissioning Process

Connect with other nuclear host communities and technical experts to understand the far-reaching consequences if a plant decommissions and advocate for greater community involvement in potential closure scenarios.

Economic Diversification Roadmap

Leverage findings and market projections to develop a roadmap of opportunities and action items to diversify our economy and increase our area’s resilience by attracting impactful new business development to Grundy County.

News Briefs

GEDC and Chamber begin next step of Economic Resiliency and Diversification Plan

January 22, 2024
The Grundy Resiliency Project is taking proposals for the second part of the project – the Grundy County Economic Diversification and Resiliency Plan....
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Press Release

October 30, 2023
MORRIS – The Grundy Resiliency Project has completed an economic overview that will now be used as a tool to construct a roadmap to build a more diverse economy for...
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GEDC and Grundy Chamber Move Forward with County Wide Economic Resiliency and Diversification Plan

July 24, 2023
The Grundy Resiliency Project has taken its first major step toward building a more diverse economy for Grundy by awarding its economic overview to the University of Michigan Economic Growth...
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Virtual Overview of Grundy County’s Economy

A deeper look at our local economic data and how we can use it to shape our future.

Request for Proposals

Grundy County Economic Diversification and Resiliency Plan

Release Date: January 16, 2024
Due Date: February 9, 2024
Reviewing Submissions

Comprehensive Grundy County Economic Analysis

Release Date: March 15, 2023
Due Date: April 12, 2023
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Project Website Design, Development, and Hosting

Release Date: March 20, 2023
Due Date: March 27, 2023
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Documents

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Comprehensive Economic Overview (Grundy County | 2023)

Date: October 16, 2023

Submission Instructions

Proposals will be due by 4:00 PM CST on February 9, 2024, to the Partners via email to [email protected] and [email protected] with the subject line “Grundy Resiliency Project RFP Submission.” A receipt will be emailed when a proposal is received and viewed.  If respondents (proposing entities) do not receive an email receipt, it is their responsibility to contact the Partners to verify receipt of the proposal.  No proposals will be accepted after the deadline date. Paper submissions will not be accepted.

Submission Instructions

Submission Instructions

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Virtual Overview of Grundy County’s Economy

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Virtual Overview of Grundy County’s Economy

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Economic Analysis

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Comprehensive Economic Overview (Grundy County | 2023)

Date: October 16, 2023