A comprehensive report on the status of Wisconsin manufacturing and the key forces affecting it.

A report reflecting on the impacts of COVID-19 to Wisconsin’s economy and outlining the five elements to economic well-being along with strategies for economic recovery.

A collaborative effort, the report shows trends in workforce attraction and retention as well as diversity, equity and inclusion outcomes based on survey responses from industry business and organizations.

The report details various career pathways, workforce needs and future opportunities of the outdoor industry.

Funding for businesses from all Wisconsin industry sectors to reimburse the costs of customized occupational training for unemployed, underemployed and incumbent workers. Grant awards range from $5,000 to $400,000 per grantee. A 50% match is required.
Applications are due October 18, 2021

The goal of TIP is to support industry cluster and sector development in the state of Wisconsin. The program offers assistance to targeted economic driver industries culminating over time in the development, diversification, competitiveness and growth in sectors that provide sustained high-quality jobs, continued innovation and increase in GDP in Wisconsin.
Application are accepted on a rolling basis. 

The program provides one-time funding up to $10,000 for businesses or nonprofits that move into existing vacant commercial properties, helping to create a foundation for long-term success for themselves and their communities. Businesses must apply through the WEDC’s regional partner for their location. 
The application period closes December 31, 2022.

This presentation template promotes the attractiveness of outdoor recreation communities and Wisconsin's four-season lifestyle. Customizable for communities to add their specific recreational amenities to create a compelling pitch during recruitment efforts.

Assistance for employers in finding the necessary workers to fill current job openings, as well as support for employee job training. Business Services Representatives are located throughout the state to assist employers. View the directory. 

Start In Wisconsin is the premier network for local businesses. For owners and startups, Start In Wisconsin will power connections to start, scale and accelerate area entrepreneurs. The directory includes a list of businesses and networking resources as well as a calendar of entrepreneur-focused events and programming.

Tailored for the parks and recreation field, the guide provides an overview of workforce development programs and best practices.
Tailored for the parks and recreation field, this workbook includes guided activities for reflection to reinvigorate an existing workforce development program or create a new one.