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WEDC is the state’s lead economic development agency, working with more than 600 regional and local business development organizations to provide tools and resources, education and expertise to Wisconsin’s local communities.

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    WEDC’s dedicated Community Account Managers (CAMs) will provide personalized support for the specific business development needs of your community, coordinating inputs from various partner organizations as needed.

    To locate and contact your CAM, click here.

    WEDC’s dedicated Community Account Managers (CAMs) will provide personalized support for the specific business development needs of your community ...

    Without an economic recovery strategy, a disaster incident can cause a micro-recession which could negatively affect your community for years. We have assembled numerous online resources and tools for communities to use in disaster response, mitigation and recovery.

    For more information, visit the our website dedicated to community economic recovery

    We have assembled numerous online resources and tools for communities to use in disaster response, mitigation and recovery.

    The U.S. Economic Development Administration’s mission (EDA) is to lead the federal economic development agenda by promoting innovation and competitiveness, preparing American regions for growth and success in the worldwide economy. The EDA provides programs and funding for local communities that build durable regional economies.

    For more information, visit the Economic Development Administration.

    The U.S. Economic Development Administration’s mission (EDA) is to lead the federal economic development agenda by promoting innovation and ...

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) serves as a comprehensive resource for information pertaining to brownfields and land revitalization, including grants and funding opportunities, tools and technical information, and laws and statues.

    For more information, visit the Environmental Protection Agency.

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) serves as a comprehensive resource for information pertaining to brownfields and land revitalization, including ...

    Forward Community Investments transforms communities by supporting projects and programs that focus on affordable housing, job creation, economic development and basic social services. We provide loans and advisory services to nonprofit organizations serving our most in-need communities.

    For more information, visit the Forward Community Investments.

    Forward Community Investments transforms communities by supporting projects and programs that focus on affordable housing, job creation ...

    The National Trust for Historic Preservation, a privately funded nonprofit organization, works to save America’s historic places. Grants from National Trust Preservation Funds (NTPF) are intended to encourage preservation at the local level by providing seed money for preservation projects. These grants help stimulate public discussion, enable local groups to gain the technical expertise needed for particular projects, introduce the public to preservation concepts and techniques, and encourage financial participation by the private sector.

    For more information, visit the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

    The National Trust for Historic Preservation, a privately funded nonprofit organization, works to save America’s historic places ...

    WEDC, the state’s lead economic development agency, works closely with nine regional economic development partners around the state to facilitate and coordinate resources and support for local businesses. Together, we can help you find the part of Wisconsin that offers the greatest benefit for your company and the community.

    To locate and contact your regional economic development organization, click here.

    WEDC, the state’s lead economic development agency, works closely with nine regional economic development partners around the state to facilitate ...

    Wisconsin has nine Regional Planning Commissions (RPCs) that provide planning assistance on regional transportation planning issues, assist local interests in responding to state and federal programs, act as a coordinating agency for programs and activities, and provide planning and development assistance to local governments. Specific examples of RPC services include: comprehensive community plans, zoning and subdivision ordinances, grant writing, geographic information system map production, revolving loan fund administration, economic development planning, socio-economic data collection and dissemination, and public policy advocacy on issues affecting a region.

    To find your community’s Regional Planning Commission, click here.

    Wisconsin has nine Regional Planning Commissions (RPCs) that provide planning assistance on regional transportation planning issues, assist local ...

    The UW-Extension Center for Community and Economic Development (CCED) works with county and campus partners to share knowledge with communities and help them identify economic development opportunities.

    For more information, visit the UW-Extension Center for Community and Economic Development.

    The UW-Extension Center for Community and Economic Development (CCED) works with county and campus partners to share knowledge with communities and ...

    The Wisconsin Coastal Management Program (WCMP) is dedicated to preserving and improving access to the natural and historic resources of Wisconsin's Great Lakes coasts. The program works cooperatively with state, local and tribal government agencies, along with non-profit organizations, to manage the ecological, economic and aesthetic assets of the Great Lakes and their coastal areas. WCMP Grants are available for coastal wetland protection and habitat restoration, nonpoint source pollution control, coastal resource and community planning, Great Lakes education, public access and historic preservation.

    For more information, visit the Wisconsin Coastal Management Program.

    The Wisconsin Coastal Management Program (WCMP) is dedicated to preserving and improving access to the natural and historic resources of ...

    The Wisconsin Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, administered by the Wisconsin Department of Administration, Division of Housing (DOH), provides grants to general purpose units of local government for housing programs which principally benefit low and moderate income (LMI) households.

    For more information, visit the Wisconsin Department of Administration.

    he Wisconsin Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, administered by the Wisconsin Department of Administration, Division of Housing ...

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) administers programs that provide financial assistance to numerous clean community initiatives, including remediating hazardous sites for redevelopment and maintaining clean water and wastewater systems.

    For more information, visit the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) administers programs that provide financial assistance to numerous clean community initiatives ...

    Wisconsin Downtown Action Council is a statewide organization established to facilitate the revitalization of Wisconsin downtowns as vibrant social and economic centers through a mix of strategies including developing partnerships with other organizations, information sharing, and facilitating networking and peer learning.

    For more information, visit the Wisconsin Downtown Action Council.

    Wisconsin Downtown Action Council is a statewide organization established to facilitate the revitalization of Wisconsin downtowns as vibrant social and ...

    The Wisconsin Economic Development Association (WEDA) is Wisconsin's voice for economic development. A statewide association with 410+ members, the organization’s primary objective is to increase the effectiveness of individuals involved in the practice of economic development in Wisconsin by encouraging cooperation, exchange of information, and promotion of professional skills.

    For more information, visit the WEDA.

    The Wisconsin Economic Development Association (WEDA) is Wisconsin's voice for economic development. A statewide association with 410+ members ...

    The Wisconsin Historical Society’s Historic Preservation Division assists communities, organizations, agencies and individuals with identifying and protecting archaeological sites, burial places and historic buildings in Wisconsin.

    For more information, visit the Wisconsin Historical Society.

    he Wisconsin Historical Society’s Historic Preservation Division assists communities, organizations, agencies and individuals with identifying and protecting ...

    The Wisconsin Rural Water Association (WRWA) and its member communities promote water conservation and wise use of water. The organization provides on-site assistance to help assure cost-effective operation and protection of Wisconsin's investment in rural water and wastewater systems.

    For more information, visit the Wisconsin Rural Water Association.

    The Wisconsin Rural Water Association (WRWA) and its member communities promote water conservation and wise use of water. The organization provides ...