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State Announces $46 Million grant program to Benefit Small Businesses

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers, together with the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and the Department of Revenue (DOR), announced Tuesday that more than $46 million to support an estimated 9,300 small businesses across Wisconsin. The grants – $5,000 per business – are an extension of last year’s successful “We’re All In” grant program. The […]

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New Grant Funding to Support Racine County Local Small Businesses

Racine County, in partnership with the Racine County Economic Development Corporation (RCEDC), has received a $500,000 grant from the Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA) to help local small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. “So many small businesses in Racine County have been hit hard by COVID-19,” County Executive Jonathan Delagrave said. “I’m thankful this […]

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Charter Communications announces initiative to expand broadband availability in WI

MILWAUKEE – Charter Communications, Inc. today announced plans to deliver gigabit high-speed broadband to approximately 143,000 unserved Wisconsin homes and small businesses, as estimated by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). As part of this effort, more than $668 million will be invested in Wisconsin. Which includes an expected private investment of at least $500 million by Charter and […]

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Governor’s budget proposal includes small business support, workforce development, venture capital

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers announced his 2021-23 biennial budget would target more than $200 million in assisting small businesses. Further, investing more than $29 million in workforce development initiatives and a new $100 million venture capital program. “Over the past year, our small businesses have seen the effects of this pandemic firsthand. I am […]

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Gov. Evers Announces $45 Million in Targeted Assistance for Restaurants Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic

MADISON —​ Gov. Tony Evers announced today with the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) that restaurants and other targeted small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic will receive $45 million in assistance, bringing the total assistance distributed to Wisconsin businesses this year to more than $220 million. The program, We’re All In For Restaurants, is […]

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Gov. Evers Invests $120 Million to Support Small Businesses as COVID-19 Cases Surge

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers announced today an additional $70 million in the second round of “We’re All In” grants, bringing the second-round total to $120 million to be invested in Wisconsin small businesses. Today’s announcement brings the total investments in the “We’re All In” grant program to $185 million. “There’s no business that hasn’t […]

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$75 million “We’re All In” program to help small business

On Monday, Gov. Tony Evers announced a $75 million initiative to support small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Called “We’re All In,” the program is described as “a comprehensive effort to celebrate and help Wisconsin’s small businesses get back on their feet and support best practices to keep businesses, consumers, employees, and communities safe.” […]