WDAC champions downtown as a key component of smart growth; provides a toolbox for local/regional comprehensive planning and helps communities develop a quality downtown plan; educates developers on the benefits of downtown; works to identify and remove barriers to downtown development; and coordinates with other organizations to promote smart growth for downtowns.
Partners with organizations interested in revitalizing Wisconsin's downtowns into vibrant social and economic centers.
Peer-to-peer learning and networking opportunities
Collaboration opportunities and partnerships
Access to a variety of tools focused on downtown revitalization
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.