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Investment Benefits

Investing in Grow Clay County offers numerous benefits and keeps you in the know about the important, ever-changing issues and trends within Clay County.

We have decided that we will no longer use the term members, but partners and investors, as it will take teamwork, collaboration, and the entire community to ensure that Clay County continues to grow and thrive.  We want to partner with you in this vital work, and you to feel your investment is helping to GROW Clay County.


Participation in our organization is an investment in the future of your business or organization and the entire County. Joining together, we create advantages and opportunities in our communities for those who live here now and those to come.


We look forward to partnering with you on many exciting projects and programs in the coming year.  

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” - Margaret Mead


Learn more about partner benefits in our complete investment packet!

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Our most fundamental mission is to generate more business activity for the community. Grow Clay County initiates more business-to-business commerce and more opportunities for networking and connecting local professionals. 

  • Annual Meeting

  • Wakeup Wednesday (formerly Chamber Coffee)

  • Business After-hours

  • Events & Programs

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Events & Programs

Our events and programs provide you with great opportunities to get to know new people and expand your prospect base. Meet potential customers, clients, and vendors— and generate new business leads!

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Strengthen the Clay County community by providing a representative voice for the business community on issues that affect you and your business.

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Business Referrals & Credibility

Our team often receives calls and questions from businesses looking for potential vendors. Grow Investors love to recommend other Grow Investors! Investment also brings credibility to your business. You can increase positive perception among patrons and business owners when you’re identified as a member.​

  • Listing in Shopping & Dining or Business & Industry Directory

  • Logo, name & website listed on Grow Clay County website member page (depending on investment level)​

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Business Services

Our office and board members receive calls and questions from individuals and businesses looking for potential vendors. In addition, you'll get:​

  • Opportunities to be listed in our newsletter, Facebook and other publications

  • Proud Investor window decal

  • Listing on Grow Clay County website, with link to your website

  • Ribbon cutting for new businesses

  • Clay Center city-wide gift certificates for purchase

  • Sponsorship opportunities

  • Seminars and learning opportunities


The Clay Center Area Chamber of Commerce and the Clay County Economic Development Group have teamed up to Grow Clay County! There is no better time than now to combine resources and efforts, better serve our business community and expand our efforts in supporting our existing businesses while attracting new ventures. 

We appreciate your consideration of becoming a 2024 investor. Your investment will include benefits and opportunities in Community Development and Outreach, Economic Development, and Travel and Tourism.


There are two easy ways to apply:

  • Download and print our investment application and return it to 517 Court Street with your payment.

  • Or, apply now using our online application! Payment will still need to be made by check.

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