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

  • Coty Inc. Expands in Columbus Region, Adding to Local Workforce

    April 29, 2016
      Coty Inc., a leading global beauty company, has announced it will add cosmetics manufacturing to its current distribution operation in  Et... Learn more >
  • Columbus Region Factbook Now Available Online

    April 13, 2016
    The latest Columbus Region Factbook is ready and available online. This free resource is packed full of easy-to-read data and serves as an in-depth in... Learn more >
  • It is About Relationship Building

    April 8, 2016
    The success of our organization, and Licking County, depends on great partnerships. Read more on why from Johnstown Village Manager, and GROW Licking ... Learn more >