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New WWBIC Impact Report

New WWBIC Impact Report

Beginning in 2019, WWBIC undertook a third-party study to better understand the financial footprint of our business borrowers. This research analyzed data over a decade to better understand the long-term impact of our work in the aggregate: How WWBIC is making a difference in the lives and communities of the people we serve.

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Make Your Money Talk – Spring 2022

Make Your Money Talk – Spring 2022

Register now for our Spring 2022 “Make Your Money Talk” Bootcamp sessions! Join us for a financial empowerment series to learn:
– How to create a household budget
– Tips and tricks to improve your credit score
– Planning household SMART goals
Identifying spending leaks
– …and more!

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January-June 2022 Program Guides Now Available

January-June 2022 Program Guides Now Available

2022 promises to be a year of new beginnings. Are you ready to take that leap into entrepreneurship? WWBIC is here for you and we stand ready to help you take that next step with the entrepreneurship and financial wellness training we have available. View our new January-June 2022 program guides now and register today!

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New Video features WWBIC and Our Clients

New Video features WWBIC and Our Clients

WWBIC’s work is not solo – that is why we rely on all of our partners to help advance the important work of economic development.  We are grateful for our recent partnership with The Kroger Co. Foundation and LISC (National and Regional), who teamed up with WWBIC to provide additional technical assistance to food-based business owners of color affected by the pandemic.  Thanks to the generosity of Kroger and LISC, we are able to share a video featuring some stories of hope and opportunity directly from the clients to help “build it together.”

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2021 WWBIC Annual Celebration Highlights

2021 WWBIC Annual Celebration Highlights

WWBIC’s annual celebration took place on Thursday, November 4th. See highlights including an event video, photos, a link to our new Shop Small Catalog and client directory and more here.

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Black Business Boost

Black Business Boost

The Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC), in collaboration with the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM) are pleased to announce the launch of the Black Business Boost Fund.

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The City of Oshkosh Micro Enterprise Program (Forgivable Loan)

The City of Oshkosh Micro Enterprise Program (Forgivable Loan)

The Oshkosh Micro Enterprise Program is focused on existing micro enterprises located in the corporate limits of the City of Oshkosh that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a forgivable loan program and qualified micro enterprises are eligible for a...

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WWBIC 2021 Annual Celebration

WWBIC 2021 Annual Celebration

WWBIC is very pleased to invite you again to join us this year for WWBIC’s annual showcase, “The Next Vintage: Cultivating a Legacy.” Join us Nov. 4th for the return of our in-person event with a NEW happy hour afternoon format.

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Apply now for the BMO Celebrating Women Grant Program

Apply now for the BMO Celebrating Women Grant Program

Apply now for the BMO Celebrating Women Grant Program. Take advantage of this opportunity! Apply for BMO’s Celebrating Women Grant Program. Eight women-owned businesses will each receive a $10,000 grant to help grow their businesses while focusing on sustainability....

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Milwaukee County Restart Grants Program

Milwaukee County Restart Grants Program

Located in Milwaukee County? WWBIC is here for you! The Milwaukee County Restart Grants Program is focused on existing businesses located in Milwaukee County looking for business financing during COVID-19. Additional Details:• Maximum of $10,000• Grants can be used...

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