Business Assistance Programs
La Crosse County
encourages business growth through a variety of business assistance programs. Below is a brief description of the programs that we offer, along with links to application materials for each program.
Revolving Loan Funds - Participation Loans
These funds were formed to provide affordable financing to new business start-ups and business expansions that create jobs and contribute to economic growth in La Crosse County. These funds can be used for affordable, flexible loans that leverage other private financing and equity investment.
Revolving Loan Fund - Micro Lending
This fund was formed to provide small loans to start-up, newly established, and growing small businesses. The objective is to provide flexible loans for small businesses that have typically had difficulty getting access to traditional lending.
PROFESSIONAL ASSISTANCE FORM
Innovation & Diversification Grant
This program was created to assist businesses in gaininig customized consulting assistance to complete innovative projects with the goal of expanding their product lines and/or markets and achieving greater diversification and job growth.
Neighborhood Revitalization Programs
La Crosse County
encourages redevelopment of housing opportunities within our more mature neighborhoods. Below is a brief description of the current program that we offer, along with links to program materials.
Acquisition & Demolition Grant
This program was designed to help bridge the financial gap between redeveloping in more mature neighborhoods with deteriorating housing stock and other housing opportunties. This is a competitive grant process with application cycles in May, July, and September. Grant funds can be used for activities that prepare property within target neighborhoods for residential redevelopment.