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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.

Your gift matters, donate today:

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.

Giving Levels


Legacy Partner
Sustaining Partner
Evergreen Partner
Northwoods Partner
$5,000
$2,500
$1,000
$100 & Above

Corporate Partners *
$2,500 & Above

* Corporate Partners get their logo prominently featured on the VCEDC website and receive a recognition plaque and promotion for their contribution.

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

Jim Tuckwell

Jim Tuckwell

A Letter From Our Chairman, Jim


This past year a number of prominent individuals in our community shared their thoughts regarding the value we provide the business community and our passion to ensure a strong business and economic environment in Vilas County. Here are just two examples:

"Vilas County is very fortunate to have an organization with the caliber of the Vilas County Economic Development Corporation. This sends a very strong signal to the business community that Vilas County is welcoming, inviting and willing to assist all types of business."

- Jim Holperin, Commercial Property Manager, Eagle River

"Thanks so much for taking the time and giving us an excellent (broadband) presentation last night. I was unaware that you do all of this as a volunteer."

- Brian Nerdahl Arbor Vitae Town Supervisor and Member-Arbor Vitae Broadband Workgroup

Thanks to your support and generosity the Vilas County Economic Development Corporation (VCEDC) is experiencing unprecedented results – results people are paying attention to.

At the VCEDC, we’re putting Vilas County 'on the map' as 'the premier place' to live where you want to before you retire and enjoy a fulfilling career. Whether it's through our targeted outreach to entrepreneurs, remote workers and expanding businesses; statewide and Midwest public relations; broadband expansion leadership or day-to-day business support, we're the catalyst for economic innovation and what people are saying – things are happening in Vilas County.

We need your help to continue our work. Today, please take a moment to make a tax-deductible financial contribution to the VCEDC with a check or online donation at www.vilascountyedc.org. Your donation will help us provide more resources and outreach to help businesses succeed, enabling current and future generations to benefit from our exceptional Wisconsin Northwoods lifestyle.

Jim Tuckwell
-- Chairman of the Board, Vilas County EDC

Give in two ways:

Send A Check

Vilas County Economic Development Corporation
PO Box 1621, Eagle River, WI 54521

Donate Online

The Vilas County Economic Development Corporation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

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

Thank you for your generosity!

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

We can email you a PDF highlighting many of the wonderful aspects of our area.

Download this 8-page PDF article here: