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The Jefferson County Economic Development Consortium (JCEDC), including the member communities of Cambridge, Fort Atkinson, Jefferson, Johnson Creek, Lake Mills, Waterloo, Watertown, and Whitewater, was founded more than a decade ago to proactively drive area economic growth. The JCEDC provides direct services to businesses in the areas of alternative business finance, location consulting, workforce recruitment, expansion and investment decision-making, and beyond.

Our Work

The Jefferson County Economic Development Consortium (JCEDC) serves as the lead economic development organization in the Jefferson County area. The Consortium was formed in June 2003 to implement the area's overall economic development program and to achieve the economic development goals of the area. Its overall goals are to foster and encourage responsible, sustainable economic development activities.

Some of the programs and activities of the JCEDC include:

  • - To improve the competitiveness and profitability of existing businesses. More>>
  • - To encourage formation of new businesses and expansion of existing business in the County. More>>
  • - To encourage businesses and industries to locate in Jefferson County. More>>
  • - To enhance economic development activities in local communities and foster the development of physical infrastructure to support future economic development. More>>
  • - To maintain the desired quality of life of each community through managed growth. More>>
  • - To improve opportunities for agribusiness. More>>