Your business can benefit from outside funding and expertise.

There are a wealth of government agencies and non-profit groups ready to help Wisconsin businesses with everything from small business loans to workforce training and development.

Hard work and big-picture vision are key components to business growth and success. But tapping into outside financial assistance, strategic solutions, and cutting-edge insights can also pay big dividends.  What's your next step? Here are some suggestions.

Small Business Administration

U.S. Small Business Administration has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses.


A nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship from experienced business leaders.


The U.S. government agency responsible for tax collection and tax law enforcement.

Wisconsin Business Development

For over 30 years, Wisconsin Business Development has helped business owners find solutions and strategies to help their small businesses grow.

Wisconsin Economic Development Association

A statewide association is a 420+ member organization whose primary objective is to increase the effectiveness of individuals involved in the practice of economic development in Wisconsin by encouraging cooperation, exchange of information and promotion of professional skills.

Wisconsin Workforce Development

A state agency charged with building and strengthening Wisconsin’s workforce in the 21st century and beyond. The department’s primary responsibilities include providing job services, training and employment assistance to people looking for work, at the same time as it works with employers on finding the necessary workers to fill current job openings.

New North, Inc

This 501(c)3 nonprofit, regional marketing and economic development organization fosters collaboration among private and public sector leaders throughout 18 Northeastern Wisconsin counties known as the New North region. New North represents more than 100 private investors and is a regional partner to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), the state of Wisconsin, and local economic development partners.

Fox Communities Credit Union is a full-service, not-for-profit financial institution serving members throughout Wisconsin.