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  • Business Lending - Getting Started

    WHEDA offers a diverse range of business financing programs designed to stimulate Wisconsin's economy, promote economic development in urban and rural areas, and maximize community impact through the creation and retention of living wage jobs. Available primarily to small businesses and farms, these programs are intended to provide essential financing through public and private partnerships with Wisconsin lenders and investors.

    WHEDA has a variety of business financing products and resources available:

    1. Review our suite of business financing products and New Markets Tax Credits.
    2. We have also announced new capital funds to help small business expand: the WHEDA/LRC Wisconsin Business Opportunity Fund and a partnership with Rural LISC.
    3. Contact a WHEDA Business & Community Engagement Officer in your community to learn how our current and new financing products can help your business grow. To locate a Business & Community Engagement Officer (BCE), click here.