The Southwest Wisconsin Small Business Development Center is a statewide network supporting entrepreneurs and business owners through no-cost, confidential consulting. Businesses are referred to them by economic development personnel, lenders, accountants, chambers, and others.
Whether you’re starting a new business, growing an existing business or looking for a new location, the Green County Development Corporation is your source for community data, available buildings and sites, labor force information, and demographics. They can also help you access incentives and financial assistance programs that will help make your project a reality.
MadREP fills an important role in Wisconsin’s economic development landscape, serving as a partner and collaborator to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and other state agencies, as well as economic development initiatives within counties, municipalities, chambers of commerce, and the private sector.
The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) is a state agency charged with building and strengthening Wisconsin's workforce in the 21st century and beyond.The Department's primary responsibilities include providing job services, training and employment assistance to people looking for work, at the same time as it works with employers on finding the necessary workers to fill current job openings.
The Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership is a specialized, not-for-profit organization providing targeted consulting services to small and medium manufacturers within our service territory in Wisconsin.
The WDBSCW (under Dane County Private Industry Council) was formed in 1983 to discover and develop effective workforce solutions to prepare local workers and businesses to be successful in an increasingly competitive global market.municipalities, chambers of commerce, and the private sector.
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is committed to creating and maintaining a business climate that allows you to maximize your potential. Working with more than 600 statewide partners, including regional economic development organizations, academic institutions and industry groups, we’re enhancing our communities, supporting business development, advancing industry innovation, tapping global markets and developing a talented workforce to help Wisconsin realize its full economic potential.
Comprehensive School-to-Career Programs include the following components:
- Career and Technical Education Programs ( CTE)
- Career and Technical Education Student Organizations ( CTSO)
- Dual Credit and Advanced Placement Agreements with Post-Secondary Institutions
- Work-Based Learning PartnershipsCareer Exploration to include Worksite and Post-Secondary visits, Career and Job Fairs, Business and Industry guest speakers, and Cooperative Learning Simulations and or projects.
- Youth Apprenticeship- Advanced Coursework + Work Experience
- General Work Experience
- Non-Paid Internships
- Job Shadows
1) Economic opportunities at local, regional and national scales
2) Quality of life that is rooted in a wide array of local and regional amenities
3) Education offerings that range from a high-achieving public school system to a world-class university