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Communities, businesses, citizens say ‘We’re All In’ for shopping local

Effort promotes safe shopping this holiday season MADISON, NOV. 20, 2020 – As the holiday shopping season picks up, citizens, businesses, and state and local leaders are declaring “We’re All In” for shopping local to keep Wisconsin businesses and communities strong. “The holiday shopping season is a great time to remember how important our local

2020-11-18T16:49:34-06:00November 20, 2020|Uncategorized|

WEDC SB20/20 Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who is eligible for SB20/20 Funds? A: Businesses that currently have a loan through a community development financial institution in Wisconsin and meet the additional program guidelines are eligible. Q: What is a community development financial institution? Where can I find a list of community development financial institutions in my area? A: Community development

2020-04-13T10:55:31-05:00March 20, 2020|Uncategorized|

WEDC announces targeted grants to small businesses suffering losses due to coronavirus emergency

$5 million grant program will assist “smallest of the small” businesses around state MADISON, WI. March 18, 2020 – In another step toward assisting small businesses that suffer losses related to the COVID-19 health emergency, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is creating a program to provide grants to targeted businesses throughout the state, WEDC

2020-03-18T09:21:03-05:00March 18, 2020|News, Uncategorized|

Wayfinding 2020: Community Signage for Today’s Main Street

By Joe Lawniczak, Wisconsin Main Street It seems there are few areas of life that aren’t being revolutionized by technology, and travel is no different. People rarely read maps anymore, relying instead on GPS to tell them where to go, when to turn and how far to their destination. By and large, communities have

2020-03-05T10:17:08-06:00February 21, 2020|Places, Uncategorized|

Wisconsin’s water hub continues to strengthen global ties

The challenges facing the world’s water supply—growing populations, changing weather conditions, threats to water supply quality and safety—are global in nature, and the solutions will need to have a similarly global perspective. Recognizing this, Milwaukee’s water hub has forged global connections to take an active role in crafting these solutions—and is continuing to strengthen these ties with each passing year. Read More
2019-10-01T10:16:35-05:00September 25, 2019|Uncategorized|

In Water Council programs, competition and collaboration meet to advance innovation

Launching a startup or pursuing a research question in the lab can be lonely pursuit, involving long hours and late nights of solitary work—but innovation thrives through collaboration. To that end, The Water Council organizes a series of competitions that connect water sector startups and innovators with potential investors, with established companies that may be able to use the new technologies, and with one another. Read More
2019-10-01T10:17:17-05:00September 24, 2019|Uncategorized|
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