Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Archives

WEDC Commissioner Lafayette Crump announces grants to help fight coronavirus pandemic

August 13, 2020

Lafayette Crump, who was approved as the new Commissioner of City Development for Milwaukee on July 7, 2020, shared efforts by the Wisconsin Economic Development Commission (WEDC) to stop the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and assist local businesses to restart at an outdoor press conference in downtown Milwaukee on Wednesday, August 5, 2020. During… [Read More]

WEDC awards $750,000 to four minority business organizations

December 13, 2018

On Monday, December 10, 2018, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) announced it has awarded $750,000 to four statewide minority chambers of commerce to support their efforts to assist minority-owned businesses. The funds are being awarded to the African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin, the American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin, the Hispanic… [Read More]