Program goal:

The goal of the Diverse Business Development (DBD) Program is to support existing, new and expanding minority-, woman-, LGBT-, people with disability-, and veteran-owned businesses in the state of Wisconsin.

Program description:

The program is designed to support minority, women, LGBT and veteran business development through direct assistance to nonprofit organizations in Wisconsin. The funding is intended to promote investment and job retention and creation in minority communities and underserved markets by increasing access to capital and business development and training opportunities.