June 11, 2020
We’re All In Small Business Grant Applications begin Monday June 15th
Governor Evers has established The We’re All In Small Business Grant Program and the WEDC will be taking applications from June 8 am Monday June 15th until 11.59 pm Tuesday June 23rd. The Program will provide $2500 grants to 30,000 Wisconsin small businesses. Please check out the WEDC website to prepare documents you will need to apply for the grant. Please click here to see the eligibility requirements to apply for the $2500 grant. The following is information is from the WEDC website:
HOW IT WORKS
Funded by the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the We’re All In Small Business Grant Program will provide $2,500 grants to 30,000 Wisconsin small businesses to assist with the costs of business interruption or for health and safety improvements, wages and salaries, rent, mortgages and inventory.
To be eligible, businesses must:
- Be a Wisconsin-based, for-profit business;
- Employ 20 or fewer full-time equivalent (FTE) employees, including the owner;
- Earn greater than $0 but less than $1 million in annual revenues (gross sales and receipts); and
- Have started operating prior to Jan. 1, 2020, and have been in business as of Feb. 2020. (Seasonal businesses should use the highest total FTEs employed during the season.)
The online grant application will be accessible for one week from 8 a.m. Monday, June 15, through 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, June 23. A link to the application will be posted on this page. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation will make it clear on their webpage and through all of its communications channels when the application period begins and ends. Businesses interested in receiving notifications about funding and other pandemic recovery resources from WEDC can subscribe to receive regular alerts.