About

Our Mission: To encourage, connect and grow small and startup businesses in the region by creating a mixed-use, co-working space that provides resources and opportunities to empower success.

Our Vision:  To nurture innovation and economic prosperity in the region through a collaborative community of entrepreneurs.

Programs and Activities

Elevate is providing 24/7 access to our members. Thanks to Rural King America’s Farm and Home Store for providing space in the Cross County Mall.

Elevate is a place where you will have access to professionals such as lawyers, accountants, and bankers that can help you answer questions you may have on a limited basis. A list has been compiled by the Mattoon Chamber of Commerce.

The new home of ClassE. One of the first competency based education programs in Coles County.

Home of the Elevate CCIC Lake Land College Initiative which allows qualified individuals to receive a tuition waiver for a 27 credit hour Business Development Certificate through one of the best Community Colleges in Illinois.

Home to Fiber optic, gigabit speed internet access provided by Consolidated Communications.

Right off Interstate 57 this Hub of innovation is centrally located and viable for local entrepreneurs and innovators to access the resources they need to turn your ideas into reality.

Code Platoon is a nonprofit coding bootcamp for veterans and military spouses. The program is full-time for 14 weeks, where students learn software development skills. Training is available in-person through our Chicago classroom or remotely. Please visit codeplatoon.org for more information and to apply today! 

Elevate is supported by Google.org through the Google.org Impact Challenge Illinois 2018. We were one of 10 winners who made it to the first round, and through our community support, we were able to win the Peoples choice award.

Please contact us about any of our services.