Small businesses are at the heart of local communities. During the current situation of extended economic uncertainty, there are numerous state and federal resources available to help businesses. Visit www.EconDev.DairylandPower.com to access links and more information for these programs..
Given the high-level of need, applications should be submitted as soon as possible. The U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship released a guide to help businesses learn more about the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. It offers guidance on the following topics:
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is also offering a Small Business 20/20 Program for current community development financial institution (CDFI) clients. Businesses that are not CDFI clients can work with the WEDC to access funding through other programs as resources become available.