Coffey County Economic Development works collaboratively with other community groups and schools to provide programs to engage community members and enhance quality of life.
Some of our Community Initiatives:
- Coffey County Connections group - a networking group that strives to connect working professionals to each other and to the community. To capture and share the beauty of our count.
- Capture Coffey County Photo Contest - started in 2016 to celebrate local photography and showcase the beauty in Coffey County.
- Flight Training Scholarships - offered to students annually in collaboration with Coffey County Airport, Coffey County Commission, and all county high schools.
- Athletic Event Grants - small grants provided to high schools to help offset the cost of having large sporting events in Coffey County.
- Assist City of Burlington and City of New Strawn with annual Business Appreciation Picnic.
- Focus on the Future - collaborative planning effort between multiple county entities, municipalities, business leaders, and non-profit groups. The goal is to create a long-range strategic plan for the county.