Gov. Evers Announces $75 Million Grant Program for Small Businesses
Governor Tony Evers and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation announced a major new initiative that combines federal CARES Act funding with specific Wisconsin programs aimed at helping small business respond to and recover from the effects of the COVID-19 health emergency.
Details of the grant’s requirements are still being finalized. The following information was included in the May 18 announcement.
- Grants in the amount of $2,500 will be available for small businesses with 20 or fewer full-time employees impacted by COVID-19 that have not already received WEDC COVID-19 assistance.
- Up to 30,000 businesses may receive grants.
- The application period for these grants will open in June.
Those interested in receiving up-to-date information on the We’re All In initiative, including the timeline for the applications for the We’re All In Grant Program, can subscribe to daily alerts at www.wedc.org/focus-forward.See full announcement