Resource Directory

Rural Economic Development

Resources and Grants for Rural Communities

Whether you’re an individual, a business or a community organization, you can use the directory below to search a vast library of resources, tools and services. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), its economic development partners and other organizations around the state offer a range of resources on all aspects of economic well-being, from childcare and education to businesses and housing. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Reach out to us directly, we want to help.

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  • Housing Assistance Council
  • Housing

    Housing Assistance Council’s Loan Fund

    Housing Assistance Council

    HAC’s revolving loan fund provides vital capital to rural housing developers of all types. HAC provides flexible capital to meet rural housing development and preservation needs throughout the development process.

  • Housing

    Preservation Revolving Loan Fund

    Housing Assistance Council

    The Housing Assistance Council’s Preservation Revolving Loan Fund (PRLF) provides needed capital to preserve and rehabilitate Section 515 rental housing units.

  • Housing, Other

    The Rural Data Portal

    Housing Assistance Council

    The RURAL DATA PORTAL is a simple, easy to use, on-line resource that provides essential information on the social, economic, and housing characteristics of communities in the United States.