It is the belief of the team at Elevate that business ownership represents financial equality, representation and happiness. Through creating a more diverse environment for business ownership we look to create a more inclusive world and community.
1.2 million small businesses exist in the state of Illinois, according to a 2018 SBA Profile. Unfortunately for many, this dream has traditionally required more funds than are available to the typical individual. Thankfully, the Mattoon In Motion Robust Economy Committee has created a business incubation center, empowering those in the Coles County Region in their goals to open or develop their small business
Much work has been completed in our center since renovations started last year. Today Elevate stands excited to provide for entrepreneurs in the Coles County Region
Mattoon in Motion Robust Economy Committee was organized to "create a community of entrepreneurs who are passionate about developing their business." As part of this initiative, Elevate CCIC, Inc. is supporting this goal by developing a grassroots economic development center that will encourage cross-collaboration of ideas and resources. To understand where Elevate is today, and… Continue reading The History of Elevate: From Inception to Construction
Elevate is busy getting ready for the New Year. As we look forward, we want to thank all our supporters who have made Elevate CCIC, Inc. a reality. We are gearing up to be a hub of rural innovation for East Central Illinois. Our projected opening date will be early February 2020. With the development… Continue reading Happy New Year 2020
Development of Elevate CCIC, INC. (Elevate) The Development of Elevate has been a community-wide engagement from the beginning. Because of the support of the community, our dream has become a reality. We are well on our way to become a regional hub of entrepreneurship and business innovation. Our space will be a place where ideas… Continue reading We are Thankful for our Community and Supporters.