Community Resources for Small Businesses

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is committed to creating and maintaining a business climate that allows you to maximize your potential. 

Small Business Development Center

The Wisconsin SBDC offers consulting, education, referrals, sophisticated tools and resources, whether you’re just getting started or looking for ways to improve your business. 

Department of Administration State Procurement Manual

This guide reviews statewide policies and procedures for obtaining materials, supplies, equipment, contractual services and all other items of a consumable nature.

Entrepreneur Resources


Certification is an excellent marketing tool that can increase visibility and open doors to more opportunities for your operation.  Additionally, certification sets your company apart and helps you gain a competitive advantage with large corporations and federal, state and local governments. Get certified TODAY


Job Posting Resources


Connect with students where they are with a free Handshake account for employers to:

  • Post jobs
  • Find and contact students
  • Build your employer brand
  • ​Manage your school network

Find the best new NWTC talent with Handshake!
For assistance with Handshake contact:
NWTC Career Services

Intellectual Property, Patents, Trademarks

Real Estate and Demographic Assistance

Legal Advice Offered by Premier Partner - Davis & Kuelthau, S.C.

             Davis and Kuelthau Attorneys

Schedule an appointment with Davis & Kuelthau!

With attorneys practicing throughout the state, we offer our clients legal services in a variety of practice areas. We began as one of the state's leading firms in Labor & Employment and Municipal law and have broadened our practice over the years to become the full-service law firm we are today. 

Whether you are a manufacturer looking for corporate consultation, an individual seeking estate planning advice, a 501(c)(3) navigating the legal issues of non-profit entities, a corporation seeking to make an acquisition, or an entity facing litigation, we can help you solve your problems.

International Development

Global Trade Technical Assistance
Are you ready to grow your business by exporting? For export readiness assessments, export counseling, and a connection to export resources (planning, strategy, trade missions), contact the Global New North Trade Consultant:

Greg Miller
Global New North Trade Consultant
UW-Oshkosh SBDC

Global New North
Global New North is here to help you do smarter and bigger business through exporting. With an abundance of free resources, such as the Global New North Directory and an International Trade Consultant, you will find no shortage of assistance in getting your exportation development off the ground.

Women Owned Business Resources

Women's Business Development Center
Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) provides services and programs that support and accelerate women’s business ownership and strengthen their impact on the economy. The WBDC focuses on advising, business certification, access to capital, government contracting services and more. 

Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC)
As a statewide organization, WWBIC works with both women and men by offering relevant business classes, business loans up to $250,000, assistance with your personal financial management, and connections to people who can make things happen. At the Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation, we start with your dream. A dream of owning a business… or growing a business… or creating jobs for yourself and others. 

Local Resources for Veteran Business Owners

Wisconsin Veterans Chamber - The Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce serves veterans and military families by providing resources to support veteran owned and veteran friendly organizations across Wisconsin. We are the voice of Wisconsin’s veteran business community, dedicated to improving the business climate for military veterans and their allies.
The Veterans Chamber brings together veterans, businesses, and community leaders around business development, workforce development, and community support to ensure the success of Wisconsin veterans.

Wisconsin Veterans Chamber, Contact Information: Saul Newton, or (920) 288-2646