The mission of GROW Licking County CIC is to provide responsive and individualized economic development support that enables business to expand or relocate in Licking County, Ohio. GROW Licking County serves as the front door of the community – welcoming development, connecting resources, and increasing opportunities.

Through our public-private partnership, GROW Licking County facilitates relationships throughout its footprint to ensure the county encourages emerging and existing growth opportunities across our diverse industry sectors.

Our core message —“Simplifying Success”— can be seen in the businesses that we have assisted, the testimonials from project partners on GROW’s unique approach to economic development, and the overall quality of life here in Licking County. These successes include the growth of 3,900 new jobs, retention of 1,750 existing jobs, and facilitation of over $1.4 billion in direct investment throughout Licking County.  

Please explore our website to learn how we can become part of your success story.


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Recent Blogs

  • Guest Column: Newark Advocate's 20 Under 40 Spotlight

    December 11, 2017
    Why a “typical, uneventful day” can be perfect One of the many reasons why I love living in Licking County is because of its modesty. At f... Learn more >
  • Guest Column: Newark Advocate's 20 Under 40 Spotlight

    December 6, 2017
    My introduction to Licking County came all the way back in 1993 as a Freshman in High School, at the age of 14. My family had just moved us from Reyno... Learn more >
  • Guest Column: Newark Advocate's 20 Under 40 Spotlight

    December 5, 2017
    I did what most young people do right out of college, move away.   I moved to Connecticut. The New England State where people claim to... Learn more >