The mission of GROW Licking County CIC is to provide responsive and individualized economic development support that enables business to expand or relocate in Licking County, Ohio. GROW Licking County serves as the front door of the community – welcoming development, connecting resources, and increasing opportunities.

Through our public-private partnership, GROW Licking County facilitates relationships throughout its footprint to ensure the county encourages emerging and existing growth opportunities across our diverse industry sectors.

Our core message —“Simplifying Success”— can be seen in the businesses that we have assisted, the testimonials from project partners on GROW’s unique approach to economic development, and the overall quality of life here in Licking County. These successes include the growth of 3,900 new jobs, retention of 1,750 existing jobs, and facilitation of over $1.4 billion in direct investment throughout Licking County.  

Please explore our website to learn how we can become part of your success story.


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Recent Blogs

  • Guest Column: AEP LEAP Grants: A Driving Force Behind Workforce Development

    October 19, 2017
    One of the top factors cited by location decision-makers is the need for a strong workforce. In today’s competitive environment, employers and e... Learn more >
  • GROW WELCOMES A NEW BOARD MEMBER

    September 28, 2017
    Newark, OH- The Career and Technology Education Centers of Licking County (C-TEC) is thrilled to announce the appointment of our Adult Education Cente... Learn more >
  • Facebook Lands in Licking County

    August 21, 2017
    I am an avid Facebook user.  If you follow GROW on Facebook, we are always trying to post/share/highlight events, happenings, & stories of in... Learn more >