Key Information Resources

Department of Workforce Development

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.

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Northeast Wisconsin Regional Economic Partnership

The New North Region partnership of economic development agencies that work collaboratively to improve economic development across the New North and in each of the 18 counties. Advocate for policies that benefit economic development programs and initiatives as well as cumulatively merging their financial resources to make an impact on Northeast Wisconsin in terms of exporting, lobbying for economic development policies and Business Retention Efforts. 

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U.S. Economic Development Administration

US Department of Commerce Agency that assists economic development through grants and assistance for targeted Federal goals. 

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Community Development Block Grant

The set of guidelines set forth by the Federal Government HUD Agency for programs to benefit low income housing and economic development programs funding from the Federal Government through State and Local Governments through loans and grants. 

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Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

Collaboration on Entrepreneurship, New Start-ups/Existing Businesses, and more looking for assistance.

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Wisconsin Economic & Labor Market Information

2017 Economic & Workforce Profile | Manitowoc County

Town Charts - Manitowoc County, WI | Economy Data