Northwest Wisconsin Regional Economic Development Fund

The Northwest Wisconsin Regional Economic Development Fund (NWREDF) administers its Revolving Loan Programs in partnership with local communities, Northwest Regional Planning Commission (NWRPC) and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation. NWREDF provides low-cost financing for businesses seeking to either start or expand their operations in Northwest Wisconsin. Financing is available for high technology businesses, manufacturing, timber, secondary wood products, facade improvements, service businesses, and the tourism industry.

Eligible Applicants

Businesses located in one of the following seven Northwest counties of Wisconsin: Bayfield, Burnett, Douglas, Iron, Price, Rusk, and Sawyer with the exceptions of the City of Superior in Douglas County and the City of Washburn in Bayfield County. The applicant must demonstrate that the proposed project is viable and that the business will have the economic ability to repay the loan.

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