We’re All In Small Business Grants!!

Were-All-in-Applicant Checklist

We’re All In Eligible Industry List

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) will issue 30,000 grants of $2,500 to Wisconsin
small businesses to help them get back on their feet amid disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Funded by the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, WEDC’s We’re All In Small
Business Grant aims to assist with the costs of business interruption or for health and safety improvements,
wages and salaries, rent, mortgages and inventory.

APPLICATION PERIOD 8:00 a.m., Monday, June 15 – 11:59 p.m., Tuesday, June 23.

BE PREPARED Applicants are encouraged familiarize themselves with the eligibility requirements that can
be found at wedc.org/WAI-Small-Business-Grant

Gathering the necessary documents prior to applying will also help streamline the process:

  • 2018 or 2019 federal tax return for business. Applicable tax returns are:
    IRS form 1065- Partnership Return (no K-1s required)
    IRS form 1120- Corporation Return (no schedules required)
    IRS form 1120S- S Corporation Return (no K-1s required)
    IRS form 1040- (sole proprietors) and the following:
    Schedule C, Profit and Loss from Business

Signed and dated W-9 form available at www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw9.pdf

A letter or email of acknowledgement from a community organization indicating your business was
in operation in February 2020. The letter or email can be from any of the following:

Chamber of commerce
Main Street or Connect Communities organization
Local business improvement district
Neighborhood economic development association
Local economic development organization
County economic development organization
Municipality, including tribal government
County

Sample text for a letter or email can be found at
wedc.org/WAI-Small-Business-Grant

SMALL BUSINESS GRANTS
Local bank, credit union or community
development financial institution

Regional UW Small Business Development Center
U.S. Export Assistance Center – Wisconsin
Regional economic development organization
Regional Planning Commission
Trade association