Grants, Loans & Webinars

Revolving Loan Fund Program – Applications Open Now! Deadline not set currently.

A BUSINESS LOAN PROGRAM
• To maintain and promote a diverse mix of employment opportunities
• To encourage the creation and retention of permanent jobs
• To maintain a positive business climate for expansion of existing business, while helping to attract new businesses
• To encourage the leveraging of new public and private investment
• To promote entrepreneurship and business start-ups
• To encourage the deployment of modern technology, as well as safe work environments

Main Street Bounce Back Grantsopen through December 31st, 2022

The Main Street Bounceback Grants program provides $10,000 to new or existing businesses and non-profit organizations moving into vacant properties in Wisconsin’s downtowns and commercial corridors. The program is open to new or existing businesses opening a new location or expanding operations in a vacant commercial space as of January 1, 2021. Grant funds are available as part of the American Recovery Plan Act and will be distributed by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) regional partners. Businesses must apply through the partner organization for the region in which they are located.

Wisconsin Emergency Rental Assistance Program – Help is still available

The Wisconsin Emergency Rental Assistance Program (WERA) provides up to 18 months of assistance with current or overdue bills to help households that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic avoid eviction. More than 25,000 Wisconsinites have already received help with rent and utilities statewide. Help is still available for eligible households through WISCAP agencies and Energy Services. The program is funded by the Federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program and administered by the Wisconsin Department of Administration.

Wisconsin Help for Homeowners program – Help is ongoing

Wisconsin Help for Homeowners (WHH) is a new statewide program that can help with overdue bills like mortgage payments, property taxes, utilities, and more. The program is open to individuals and families who live in Wisconsin with overdue housing-related bills, both with and without a mortgage, who meet income and other eligibility requirements, and have experienced a qualified economic hardship since January 21, 2020.

Small Business Administration Grant Opportunities

SBA provides limited small business grants and grants to states and eligible community organizations to promote entrepreneurship.

Webinars

Webinar: Retirement Planning: The Basics

Retirement is something most people look forward to but may not have planned well in advance. Participants will learn how to harness the power of time, optimize investments to reach their long-term goals, and understand how the economy and taxes can impact their retirement dollars.

5/10/22 @ 12:30pm OR 5/19/22 @ 7:30pm

More information and registration here:
Fox Communities CU (balancepro.org)

 Webinar: Repaying Student Loans

Student loans can put a heavy burden on monthly finances, sometimes rivaling the cost of a mortgage. These days there are many options to help repay these loans. This session will teach attendees about the choices available.

6/14/22 @ 12:30pm OR 6/23/22 @ 7:30pm

More information and registration here:
Fox Communities CU (balancepro.org)