Mission

Mission Statement

NW Illinois Economic Development promotes economic development by fostering business growth. We assist expanding and relocating businesses in determining their needs for growth with cooperation of our government and business partners.

We encourage entrepreneurs by assisting with access to resources to begin and grow their businesses.

We employ all available resources to create a welcoming business environment, aligning the skills of our workforce with the needs of businesses, and building political and economic capital.

NWILED Goals

On August 12, 2020 the NW Illinois Economic Development Board of Directors approved three new goals, to be completed by September 1, 2023. They are as follows:
  1. Help with 24 business starts or expansions, project value below $300,000
  2. Help with 3 business expansions or relocations, project value above $300,000
  3. Launch 2 new programs to expand the economic ecosystem of our region

To learn more about these goals, please reach out to our office. 


NWILED 2021 Annual Report

The report was released at NWILED's Annual Meeting held on September 29, 2021.
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NWILED 2021-2022 MEMBERSHIP


Membership Form


Diamond Level ($20,000+):
Jo-Carroll Energy
Illinois Bank & Trust

Gold Level ($10,000 - $19,999):
Jo Daviess County, Illinois

Silver Level ($5,000 - $9,999):
Conlon Construction Co.

Bronze Level ($1000 - $4,999):
Carroll County Housing Authority
Citizens State Bank
City of East Dubuque
City of Galena
City of Savanna
Commonwealth Edison
Dupaco Community Credit Union
Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa
Galena Area Chamber of Commerce
Highland Community College
William Jahnke
Jo Daviess County Housing Authority
Local Redevelopment Authority
Logistics Park Dubuque
Nicor Gas
Operating Engineers Local 150
Riverport Railroad
Village of Elizabeth
Village of Hanover
Village of Warren
Patrick Winders

Ambassador Level ($250 - 999):
Basket Case Gifts
Five Star Plumbing
Riverbend Gallery