QuickStart Guide


Wondering how to start a business in Adams County? Look no further! The Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce, Great River Economic Development Foundation, and The District have developed a guide for businesses as they navigate starting a business.

Turn your vision into reality and achieve your entrepreneurial dreams!

Please email or call the Chamber office at 217-222-7980 to receive this guide.



SCORE is an organization full of diverse resources that can assist you with your business. Their services include:

  • Mentoring
  • Webinars
  • Courses
  • Online Library
  • Events

“SCORE mentors know what it’s like to be a small business owner. Our community of experienced entrepreneurs, corporate managers, and executives is eager to help you start and grow your business”.

Illinois Chamber

Click the button below to view the business resources page provided by the Illinois Chamber.


Funding is hard to come by for businesses. Apply for funding on the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity website.