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New Funding Opportunities Available

Tourism Attractions & Festivals Grant Program

This $10 million grant program is aimed at revitalizing the hard-hit tourism industry by bringing back new and returning tourism attractions and festivals to our state.
The Tourism Attractions and Festivals Grant program is made possible with the support of federal dollars from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and is part of a broader effort to help reinvigorate tourism in Illinois and to put the industry on a path to economic recovery from COVID-19.

Our Mission

The Morton Economic Development Council exists to positively shape the future of Morton. The Morton Economic Development Council stands ready to help you launch a successful business in Morton. With a host of free support resources and grant opportunities, we offer the resources to help your business to thrive.

Join Our Team! Morton Chamber of Commerce and EDC hiring bookkeeper.
Learn more here, Morton Chamber EDC Bookkeeper Position Job Posting 2021 for job posting and how to apply!

We are also hiring for a Creative Communications Specialist. Click here, Morton Chamber EDC Creative Communication Specialist Job Posting 2021, to view the job description and to learn how to apply.



Recent News

Morton by the Numbers


people call Morton “home”

1 %

of world’s canned pumpkin is processed here


people travel to Morton every day