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.

let’s get started.

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. 

Better starts with us. 

our residents, our employers, our workforce.


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

Cohort Completes Maximizing Your Potential Course As Part Of Boone County’s Second Chance Initiatives

LEBANON, Ind. – The Boone County Economic Development Corporation (Boone EDC), in partnership with Boone County Community Corrections (BCCC), developed the Maximizing Your Potential Course, a soft skills program intended for those who have been involved in the justice...

City Breaks Ground on 50,000 Square-Foot Speculative Building To Meet Demand, Attract High Value User

LEBANON, Ind. - Meeting the unmet demand for a smaller building footprint, with the intent of attracting a high-value, high-tech manufacturing or research and development company, were motivating factors for the City of Lebanon to break ground on a 50,000 square-foot...

Boone EDC Partners with Mainvest to Spur Community Investment in Boone County Small Businesses

LEBANON, Ind.- The Boone County Economic Development Corporation (Boone EDC) has partnered with Mainvest, an investment platform enabling small businesses to harness community investment to fuel their growth. The two organizations have launched “Investing in Boone...

Lebanon High School Seniors Participate in Trades Signing Celebration

LEBANON, Ind. - Six Lebanon High School seniors were recognized during a Trades Signing Celebration held at Lebanon High School on May 9.  The event was coordinated by Lebanon High School in partnership with the Boone County Economic Development Corporation (Boone...

Grant Recipients Chosen for Small Business Digital Upgrade Program

Boone County, IN – The Boone County Economic Development Corporation (Boone EDC) has announced five recipients chosen for the Digital Upgrade program, a 1:1 matching grant that will help small businesses in Boone County audit and update their customer-facing and...

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WIth Us

The Boone EDC is an independently funded nonprofit organization, which works to grow Boone County’s economy. By becoming an invested partner, you are helping shape the region’s future. With investment from more than 60 companies, public agencies, and private organizations, we are able to provide direct services that help companies grow, and lead initiatives to enhance our county’s competitiveness.

“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