Attention Village of Melrose Businesses:
A new Wisconsin Economic Development grant is available to “for-profit” businesses beginning this week (June 15).
Funded by the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the We’re All In Small Business Grant Program will provide $2,500 grants to 30,000 Wisconsin small businesses to assist with the costs of business interruption or for health and safety improvements, wages and salaries, rent, mortgages and inventory.
To be eligible, businesses must:
- be a Wisconsin-based, for-profit business;
- employ 20 or fewer full-time equivalent (FTE) employees, including the owner; (Seasonal businesses should use the highest total FTEs employed during the season.)
- earn greater than $0 but less than $1 million in annual revenues (gross sales and receipts); and
- have started operating prior to Jan. 1, 2020, and have been in business as of Feb. 2020. (Seasonal businesses should use the highest total FTEs employed during the season.)
The application period is very short….Monday, June 15 through Tuesday, June 23 so you MUST ACT THIS WEEK!
If requested, the Clerk Renning will provide the required certification letter/email.
For more information and to obtain an application, go to the following website: (click here)