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.


Mattoon embodies everything good about life in Central Illinois: convenient location, small town cohesiveness, excellent real estate values; a strong economy, a working downtown area, history, wide variety of sports, lakes and housing opportunities to support a variety of contemporary and traditional lifestyles.

Located at the intersection of interstate highway I-57 & IL Rt. 16 Mattoon is just 45 minutes away from the University of Illinois and has easy interstate access to all the major cities of Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis.

State of the art schools & colleges, a growing economy, beautiful parks, lakes and sports amenities round out the more favorable quality of life found in Mattoon.

Now is the time to experience Mattoon, located in the heart of the East Central Illinois area.
Elevate is partnered with Code Platoon in order to provide educational opportunities to veterans and their spouses
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 the new home of Coles County High School Entrepreneurship Class. ClassE is an entrepreneurial development class that aims to educate Coles County high school juniors and seniors about the opportunities and challenges of starting and running a new business venture.

We expect that students who complete the class will go on to successfully run their own businesses.
Elevate is home of gigabit speed broadband thanks to Consolidated Communications®.
The Grow with Google Partner Program provides free resources that community organizations can use to teach digital skills that can help people grow their careers and businesses. Partners receive, at no cost, program materials, training and a dedicated support team. We work with partners of all sizes from anywhere in the United States.

Elevate CCIC, Inc. is proud to be a Grow with Google Partner.
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.
Full members of Elevate will be eligible to receive a tuition waiver for a Business Development Certificate through Lake Land College.