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Dedicated To A Stronger Northwoods

Your generous gift allows the Vilas County Economic Development Corporation to continue its mission of providing innovative leadership to guide current and new businesses, entrepreneurs, and remote workers success in our beautiful Northwoods.

We have big goals and a lot of passion to help Vilas County grow in a positive direction.

Reasons to Give

Vilas County Economic Development Corporation is dedicated to the success and positive growth of the Northwoods.

Positive Growth

We believe the Northwoods is a wonderful place to find success in life and business.

Support Network

We are always at the service of our growing community.

Entrepreneurial Resources

We work tirelessly to assist our local business owners along their entrepreneurial journey.

Building Community

Through a growing network, we are helping to bring folks from all sectors of the community together.

Relocation Services

New members of the Vilas County business community rely on us to help with their transition to Northwoods life.

Give Today

Your gift of any size is greatly appreciated and will help futher our mission of helping the Northwoods.

The Vilas County Economic Development Corporation is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. Your gift matters! To make a donation please make checks payable to: Vilas County Economic Development Corporation, PO Box 1621, Eagle River, WI 54521. Donations are tax-deductible. For more information contact our Executive Director, Kathy Schmitz, at (715) 337-0061 or [email protected].


‘We greatly appreciate all that the VCEDC is doing to lead a broadband initiative in our county, no one else is doing this. Thank you.’

‘Thank you for being here to provide us with options and financial resources. We’re doing everything we can to keep our restaurant/bar open (during Covid-19) and employees on the payroll. It’s just so hard right now, and I don’t know if we’ll make it. It’s good to know you’re here.’

These comments from an area town chairman and business owner embody the mission and action of the Vilas County Economic Development Corporation. We’re here for you, we’re with you. For the past 12 years, the VCEDC, together with the expertise of our Executive Director and volunteer, working Board of Directors, has guided Vilas County businesses and entrepreneurs in business planning, financial resources, office locations, and marketing/social media. Today, it is our privilege to continue building dreams, living a legacy of supporting and growing Vilas County’s business environment to build a stronger Northwoods economy.

As a non-profit 501c3 we need your support to help keep our mission strong. Below is a list of giving categories. We hope that we can count on you this year. Thank you!

Give in two ways:

1) Via check: Please make checks payable to: Vilas County Economic Development Corporation. Mailing address: PO Box 1621, Eagle River, WI 54521.

2) Online donation: To make a gift online:

Giving Levels:

1) Legacy Partners $10,000

2) Impact Partners $5,000

3) Sustaining Partners $2,500 - $4,999

4) 21st Century Partners $100.00

5) Supporting Partners $10.00 - $99.00

Donations are tax-deductible. Please consult your tax advisor.

Want to learn why Vilas County is one of the best places to live, work, and play?

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