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.



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    Manufacturing Recognized in Illinois

    Manufacturing Recognized in Illinois

    October 26th, 2016

    On October 7, people across the country will celebrate Manufacturing Day and all the contributions manufacturers make to our communities and our local economies. With 12 million people - or one in ten American workers - employed in manufacturing jobs across the country, odds are you or your family members know someone working in the industry. Manufacturing has offered a pathway to a [Read More]

    Morrison to Hold Business Contest

    Morrison to Hold Business Contest

    October 7th, 2016

    The Morrison Area Development Corporation (MADC) is continuing the work they began last fall with working more closely with local businesses and trying to help business locate in Morrison. The group is hosting a contest for entrepreneurs and business owners. The “What’s Your Big Idea” contest will end next February and is formatted along the ideas of the popular television show “Shark Ta[Read More]

    State Economic Development Board has Local Representation

    State Economic Development Board has Local Representation

    August 26th, 2016

    Betty Steinert, formerly the head of Whiteside County Economic Development and Administrator of the Whiteside-Carroll Enterprise Zone has recently been named to the newly created Illinois Business and Economic Development Corp. The new, nonprofit board will focus on economic development and is designed as a tool to help make Illinois more competitive in terms of job creation and business develo[Read More]

    Whiteside County Launches New “Virtual Incubator” Morrison Institute of Technology First to Join

    Whiteside County Launches New "Virtual Incubator" Morrison Institute of Technology First to Join

    June 24th, 2016

    Bringing expertise and networking opportunities to local businesses is one way economic developers can assist businesses to grow and thrive, and the Whiteside County Economic Development Department (EDD) and Morrison Institute of Technology (MIT) are joining forces to accomplish this. The County EDD is introducing a “Virtual Incubator” and MIT has stepped up to become one of their first partne[Read More]

    Morrison Child Care Survey Now Open

    Morrison Child Care Survey Now Open

    June 9th, 2016

    In an effort to better serve our community, the Morrison Area Development Corporation (MADC), along with the Morrison Chamber of Commerce, the City of Morrison, Morrison Schools, and the Morrison Preschool and Daycare, wants the community’s feedback on childcare service needs and capacity issues in the Morrison area.   To determine current and future needs for childcare services in Mo[Read More]