Missy Hughes

Executive message from Missy Hughes

Workforce Innovation Grants will help find long-term solutions to state’s labor needs.

Adams YMCA

Adams YMCA supports workforce participation, community health

The new location and an upgraded one in nearby Wisconsin Rapids focus on community health and child care, two important priorities in making economic well-being accessible to all.

Milky Way Tech Hub

Finding a place for everyone in tech

Milky Way Tech Hub aims to break down barriers for women and people of color in the technology industry.


Register now for the 40th annual MARKETPLACE conference

The Governor’s Conference on Diverse Business Development will take place Dec. 7-9, with both virtual and in-person components.

Trade Venture to Africa

Connect with African markets in a virtual trade venture

Wisconsin exporters can register by Nov. 5 to receive personalized market research to help them choose the markets within Africa that are the best fit for their products and assistance making connections in those markets.


Join a virtual listening session on environmental equity

In a collaboration with other state agencies and local partners, WEDC is seeking to hear from Wisconsinites about what environmental, health and socioeconomic priorities matter most to them.

Ginseng event

Wisconsin ginseng celebrated in joint event with Taiwanese trade officials

More than 90% of all ginseng produced in the U.S. comes from Wisconsin, and Taiwan imported more than $1 million in Wisconsin ginseng last year.

Urban League

WEDC grant helps Urban League aid startups

Black Business Hub Accelerator Fund will support diverse entrepreneurs

Community Kitchen

Taking community-supported agriculture to a new level

The Community Kitchen Co-op goes beyond vegetables to provide eggs, dairy, bakery items and prepared meals to subscribers across southern Wisconsin.

Main street

Grants add life to Wisconsin’s Main Streets

The Main Street Bounceback Grant Program helps entrepreneurs open businesses in vacant commercial properties.

Fab Labs

Fab labs help kids, communities learn and thrive

The Southern Door School District has received four rounds of funding through WEDC’s grant program, which is now open for a new cycle of applications.


Company success story: Agropur

With facilities in five Wisconsin locations, the company is constructing a $168 million state-of-the-art cheesemaking facility in Little Chute.


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