221 W. Main Street, P.O. Box 8, Morrison, IL      815- 772- 3757


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  • The Morrison Area Development Corporation (MADC) in Morrison, IL is a non-profit, volunteer organization established to promote and coordinate economic growth and economic development in all areas of the City.  The ultimate goal of the MADC is to maintain and enhance the quality of life enjoyed by all Morrison, IL residents.


    MADC will assist organizations in their pursuit of local development efforts, and direct efforts including facilitating community cooperation, and guiding initiatives such as housing, and business development and retention. Contact us at (815) 772-3757 or visit our office at 221 W. Main Street, Morrison, IL.



  • Latest News

    Renkes Retires from Board

    Renkes Retires from Board

    January 29th, 2016

      Phil Renkes was recently presented with a plaque of appreciation for his commitment and dedicated service as treasurer of the Morrison Area Development Corporation. Pictured is Phil Renkes (Left) and Jerry Lindsey, President of the Morrison Area Development Corporation Board.[Read More]

    How to Start a Business Workshop Scheduled
    MADC Invests in Local CEO Program

    MADC Invests in Local CEO Program

    September 17th, 2015

    The Morrison Area Development Corporation has recently become involved with the CEO Program at the Whiteside Area Career Center. The mission of the CEO program is to prepare our youth to be responsible, enterprising individuals who become entrepreneurs or entrepreneurial thinkers and contribute to the economic development and sustainability of our area. It is our hope that these young entrepre[Read More]

    Fast Pitch Entrepreneur Contest Details

    Fast Pitch Entrepreneur Contest Details

    September 4th, 2015

    2015.09.15 Fast Pitch - Opening Presentation 2015 Fast Pitch Judges criteria 2015 Back of the Napkin 2015.04.15 SBDC Initial Business Financials Abrams 6 Week Start-Up Worksheets Services Offered to Existing Businesses smart start SBCP Sep 2014 Statement of Consent ReadyBusiness-SBDC 5 Things a Boss Should Never Say _ BusinessNewsDaily.com 11 Resume Myths … Busted _[Read More]

    Fast Pitch Entrepreneur Contest Coming to Morrison

    Fast Pitch Entrepreneur Contest Coming to Morrison

    August 18th, 2015

              The Morrison Area Development Corporation (MADC) is becoming more active in helping fill their industrial park and available store fronts in town. This fall entrepreneurs will have a chance to fulfill their dream of starting a business. Morrison’s economic development organization will be working with the Small Business Development Center at[Read More]