STRENGTHENING MINORITY BUSINESS GROWTH
WEDC works collaboratively with other agencies, corporations and nonprofit minority business associations to provide financial and operational assistance, resources and statewide networking opportunities to minority entrepreneurs and business owners.
Hundreds of businesses each year are served by WEDC, including the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin, the African-American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin, the Hmong Chamber of Commerce and First-American Capital Corporation, the business financing arm of the American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin. By working with minority business associations and their partners, WEDC helps support the attraction, development and growth of diverse companies in Wisconsin.
LOCATE IN WISCONSIN
Our comprehensive online site location tool allows brokers, realtors, municipalities and economic development professionals to list available properties throughout the state.
CERTIFIED IN WISCONSIN
Through this program, partners can list available industrial sites that have met our consistent standards for certification.
WEDC has announced an agreement to provide ND Paper with $1.7 million in tax credits over three years to support the company’s expansion at its Biron division, a project expected to create 27 new jobs. Read More
WEDC is seeking nominations for the 2019 MARKETPLACE Governor’s Awards, which recognize outstanding Wisconsin businesses owned by minorities, women and service-disabled veterans. Read More
Governor Tony Evers and WEDC announced that 20 school districts throughout the state have been awarded a total of more than $500,000 in grants to establish or expand local fabrication laboratory (fab lab) facilities. Read More