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Application Period for We’re All In Small Business Grant Announced

The WEDC has announced the application period for the We’re All In Small Business Grant. The online grant application will be accessible for one week from 8 a.m. Monday, June 15, through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, June 21.

The grant is designed to help small businesses get back on their feet while also encouraging adoption of best practices to keep employees, customers and communities safe.

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 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.

Eligibility Requirements

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 in February 2020.

Be prepared

Applicants are encouraged to prepare for the one-week application period by gathering the required documents. You can view a list of the required documents here.

Thrive Economic Development is here to help

Our Back to Business Program can help businesses with the application process for this grant and other programs designed to assist businesses facing hardship due to COVID-19. Getting started is easy. Just fill out our quick intake form and we’ll be in touch. Complete the intake form here.

Download a summary of the We’re All In grant here

Visit the ThriveED COVID-19 Resources page for information on this grant and other resources available to businesses impacted by COVID-19.

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