We want your projects to work. Rural LISC has a variety of flexible lending products designed to help local groups bring development projects to fruition. Our loans cover every phase of development, from acquisition to working capital and all the steps in between. We are committed to working together with developers to get projects done, whether it entails building affordable housing or a school or launching a retail or commercial venture.
With residents and partners, Rural LISC forges resilient and inclusive communities of opportunity across America – great places to live, work, visit, do business and raise families. Rural LISC strives to identify priorities and opportunities - and deliver the most appropriate support to meet local needs through integrated strategies and programs focused on five pillars of rural community development: Creative Capital, Broadband & Infrastructure, Workforce Development, Housing, and Disaster Solutions
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is offering grants to support the development of new and existing cooperatives in Wisconsin, with a goal of fostering the success of current and future cooperatives by supporting planning and exploratory research in advance of making a large investment.