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 3,500 new jobs, retention of 1,500 existing jobs, and facilitation of over $600 million 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

  • Columbus 2020 Releases Official Press Release About Bleckmann

    June 16, 2016
    Bleckmann Enters U.S. Market with 200 New Jobs in the Columbus Region   Columbus, OH— Bleckmann, a Dutch-Belgo company dedicated to third... Learn more >
  • GROW Licking County Community Investment Corporation honored to receive 2016 AEP Ohio LEAP Grant

    June 10, 2016
    LICKING COUNTY, OHIO - - JUNE 9, 2016 GROW Licking County Community Improvement Corporation (GLC CIC) is pleased to announce that it received a Loca... Learn more >
  • Bleckmann Bringing 200 Jobs To Johnstown

    May 24, 2016
    Bleckmann, a European logistic and distribution center for the fashion and lifestyle industry is opening it's first US distribution center which will ... Learn more >