St. Croix County COVID-19 Small Business Loan Program
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St. Croix County's COVID-19 Small Business Loan Program was established as a resource for St. Croix County businesses experiencing unanticipated financial pressures due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This fund is designed to work with other federal, state, and regional financial assistance programs when possible. The fund is intended to sustain what otherwise were healthy businesses through this period of economic disruption.

Program Terms

Individual loan amounts: $5,000-$10,000

  • 0% interest rate
  • 3-5-year term (determined on a case-by-case basis)
  • No payments for at least one year
  • No prepayment penalties
  • Owner Guarantees

Eligible Criteria

  • Business has a physical location in St. Croix County
  • Business has been adversely impacted by COVID-19
  • Property owner must be current on property taxes and special assessments

Eligible Use of Funds

Working capital including but not limited to:

  • Rent/Mortgage
  • Commercial Utilities
  • Pre-existing purchase orders (placed prior to 6/15/2020)
  • Payroll expenses
  • Modifications and/or upgrades related to adjusting business practices due to COVID-19

How to Apply

Completed applications and attachments should be sent to the West Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission using either of the email or mail addresses provided below. West Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission will notify you of the status of your submitted application. Applications are processed on a first come, first served basis, subject to completeness through Thursday, September 10, 2020.

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