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.
No-interest loans now available for southwestern Wisconsin business owners affected by flooding, storms
WEDC has awarded a $155,000 grant to the Southwestern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (SWWRPC) to provide no-interest loans to businesses in the region that were impacted by the severe weather and flooding in September. Read More
WEDC is launching a competition in which students in the state’s 43 fabrication laboratories (fab labs) can use their skills and fab lab tools to design and create protocol gifts that will be given by top state dignitaries in their official capacity. Read More
Federal Foam Technologies Inc., a leading global supplier in the foam and plastics industry, is expanding its operations at its New Richmond facility – a $7.3 million project expected to create 52 new jobs over the next three years. Read More