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WCEDA’s 12th Year

Next month marks the 12th year for the Walworth County Economic Development Alliance (WCEDA), chartered to create jobs and encourage private sector investment in our communities. Being a builder of relationships is the most important task for an economic developer. One of the best indicators of success in this line […]

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Walworth County Youth in Government

Walworth County Youth in Government

Youth in Government (YIG) is a Walworth County Leadership Legacy Project in motion. The Walworth County Youth in Government program will be rolled out this fall as a pilot program at two area high schools. If you know a student in either the Elkhorn or East Troy high schools who’d […]

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Changes to WEDC Tax Credit Programs

There are new changes to the tax credit programs administered by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC). These changes were made to streamline WEDC’s previously existing tax credit programs and better align them with the needs of the target audience–Wisconsin companies and those that may be considering locating here. As […]

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PACE Lending Can Increase Your Business’ Energy Savings

PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) is a creative way to finance energy efficiency, renewable energy, and water conservation upgrades to buildings. PACE can pay for new heating and cooling systems, lighting improvements, solar panels, water pumps, insulation, and more for almost any property including commercial, industrial, non-profit, and agricultural. Business […]

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Funding Your Business

Did you know that many municipalities in Walworth County offer various revolving loan funds? A revolving loan fund (RLF) is a gap financing measure primarily used for development and expansion of small businesses. It is a self-replenishing pool of money, utilizing interest and principal payments on old loans to issue […]

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6 Things WCEDA Can Do For Your Business

The Walworth County Economical Development Alliance (WCEDA) works with businesses interested in locating or expanding in Walworth County by assisting them throughout the development process. “WCEDA uses four words to describe our organization,” said WCEDA Executive Director Derek D’Auria. “Advocate, catalyst, facilitator and resource. For many start up businesses just […]

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