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Acceptance of applications had temporarily been paused due to depletion of funding for the program. Read More
Ray Cross, president of the University of Wisconsin system, discusses students’ desire to thrive despite COVID-19 university closures. WEDC Secretary and CEO Missy Hughes speaks with Cross about Wisconsin’s future and the investments we can make as we return from the pandemic. Read More
In the video, Hughes explains more about the criteria and application process for the We’re All In Small Business Grants. Read More
The application period runs from June 15-23. All applications received by the deadline will be considered, and recipients will be chosen using a scoring system. Read More
The guidelines for businesses to reopen safely in different industries now include checklists so business owners can be sure they are addressing the necessary areas for customer and employee safety. Read More
The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection is offering payments in amounts from $1,000 to $3,500 for qualifying farms. Applications for the program open June 15. Read More
Start-up and scale-up projects in Wisconsin offer unique opportunities to infuse communities of color with economic prosperity and growth. WEDC Secretary and CEO Missy Hughes interviews Elmer Moore, executive director of Scale Up Milwaukee, a Greater Milwaukee Committee initiative. Read More
A round-up of resources available to small businesses through this federal agency, including loans, grants and debt relief Read More
WEDC Secretary Missy Hughes discusses the Blue Ribbon Commission on Rural Prosperity. She also discusses the We're All In Small Business Grant Program, which will provide $2,500 grants to 30,000 small businesses Read More
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