We provide the no-hassle know-how to

build better business and elevate communities

We build better communities by attracting and supporting business and creating life-enhancing jobs, places, and spaces.

Proud to be the Indiana Chamber’s NextEra Energy Resources 2023 Community of the Year

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We’ll help you build the best version of you, your business, your life.

find A home for your business

Whether you are looking for your first building or expanding your business, we create a customizable experience to meet your needs and find your perfect fit.


turn that idea into a reality

We believe dreams shouldn’t just exist in your head. We’re here for you from Step 1 to Step 47 with funding and training opportunities to help you launch and grow your business well.

connect with potential employees

You have jobs, we have people to fill them. Our uniquely tailored programs help all Boone County employers make the most of our skilled workforce. From virtual job fairs to education to level up your workforce we’ll meet your needs. 


find a new job

Boone County is growing and so are our job opportunities! If you just moved to the area or are looking for something new, we can connect you to your next career. 

explore the community

 Boone County is our home and we can’t wait to share it with you. We’re anything but “small town” with plenty to do and see.

Meet the team making it happen

Connect with a member of the Boone EDC staff or learn more about the team behind the scenes of our growing community. 


We’re working hard behind the scenes to create the kind of life and business growth you could only dream about. We’re no longer Indiana’s best kept secret. 

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Where are we? 

Nestled off 1-65, we are ideally situated between Indianapolis and Lafayette. That means we have a large and talented workforce, ideal for meeting the needs of complex industries of all kinds and easy commutes. It also means we have a diverse set of industries – information technology, pharmaceuticals, e-commerce, manufacturing, and food and beverage. Abundant utilities, north-south and east-west interstates, and business-friendly government ensures your company has everything it needs to be successful. 

The latest news

Request for Proposal: Childcare Analysis & Proposed Plan for Boone County

Introduction The Boone County Economic Development Corporation (Boone EDC) desires to hire a highly qualified contractor to provide a comprehensive analysis of childcare in Boone County and to develop best practices and recommendations for the community.  This...

Boone EDC Announces Announces Digital Upgrade Grant Round 2 for Boone County Small Businesses

The Boone Economic Development Corporation (Boone EDC) is excited to announce the opening of Round 2 for the Digital Upgrade Grant, a program specifically designed to empower small businesses in Boone County through digital transformation.Building on the success of...

Now Hiring – Vice President of Economic Development

At the Boone County Economic Development Corporation (Boone EDC), we seek the right economic opportunities to support strong communities and enhance the quality of life for all Boone County residents. We are a catalyst for smart growth strategies and forge mutually...

Gorton’s Seafood Selects Lebanon for Expansive Growth, Promising Job Opportunities and Economic Surge

In an exciting development for the Boone County Economic Development Corporation (Boone EDC) and the City of Lebanon, Gorton's Seafood, an esteemed name in the seafood industry, has chosen Lebanon as the site for its forthcoming expansion. This strategic decision is...

Boone EDC Takes a Compassionate Leap: $70,000 Childcare Planning Grant Unveiled

In a stride toward compassion and community welfare, the Boone County Economic Development Corporation (Boone EDC) proudly announces it has received a $70,000 planning grant from the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration’s Office of Early Childhood and...

Invest in the Boone EDC, Invest in Boone County


Joining the Boone EDC as an investing member propels growth in Boone County through our vision and strategic plan. Our investing members benefit from valuable connections, resources, and contribute to community initiatives, fostering a prosperous future for all. Together, we create a resilient environment, ensuring a prosperous legacy for future generations. Join us in shaping the future of Boone County.

“We choose to support the Boone EDC because it allows us to participate in conversations that help shape our local economy. Boone EDC provides invaluable research and data that help us make the best economic decisions for their businesses to thrive.”

Adam Owens

President & CEO, RLTurner Corporation

“We support the Boone EDC because we know the importance an EDC role plays in the Economic Development world. They are experts when it comes to working on economic development projects and coming up with creative ways to win new jobs and investment for their communities.”

Haley Tomlinson

Economic Development Team, Duke Energy