The Business Opportunity Loan Fund provides financing options to businesses for retention, expansion or relocation to Wisconsin. WEDC loans generally range between $200,000 and $1,000,000 based on need, quality and quantity of jobs, and other program, statute and policy requirements. Public participation should generally not exceed 35 percent of the total project, and should never exceed the private contribution.
Acceptable uses of loan funds include:
Businesses that are ineligible, except in extreme circumstances including but not limited to a serious threat of a business leaving the state, significant job creation or retention, or significant capital investment, include the following: