Matching Grants

Grant reimburses up to 50% of eligible cost – up to $5,000 per applicant.
Through funding from the County of Racine, a Matching Grant Program (MGP) was established with the goal of providing a means for existing small and medium-sized companies to obtain the professional services necessary for a strong foundation for continued business growth and to provide jobs for Racine County residents.

Grant reimburses up to 50% of eligible cost – up to $10,000 per applicant.
Through funding from the City of Burlington, a Matching Grant Program (MGP) was established with the goal of providing a means for small and medium-sized for-profit and non-profit organizations to establish a new operation, expand an existing operation or construct or improve a facility for lease to business(es) located in the City of Burlington.

Business Lending Partners (BLP) provides up-front eligibility screening services to determine if a small business meets the general criteria to qualify for an SBA loan.

Why SBA 504 Loans?

Lenders' Benefits

  • Reduced risk
  • Increase small business lending
  • Obtain CRA credits
  • Expand offerings

Borrowers' Benefits

  • Lower down payment
  • Fixed rate
  • Long term
  • Low interest rates

Recent Business Lending Partners News

In this edition of the Quarterly BLP Update, you will learn more about the SBA 504 Program, hear from businesses and banking partners who benefited from our programs, and discover the community loans and grant relief programs we’ve been administering to local businesses.

https://vimeo.com/422823310 Community State Bank Senior Vice President, Steve Donovan and Market President, Nick Borth interview President of ATW Miller Group LLC, Todd Miller and Business Finance Manager of Business Lending Partners, Carolyn Engel to discuss SBA lending options for your…

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April 2020 SBA 504 Rates

The purpose of this program is to assist Union Grove businesses negatively impacted by COVID-19 and support business retention until the economy stabilizes.

The purpose of this program is to assist businesses negatively impacted by COVID 19 and support business retention until the economy stabilizes. Businesses must demonstrate they do not qualify for existing State or Federal programs; are in immediate need of funding until those programs become available; or that they are unable to obtain financing at reasonable rates and terms.

Business Lending Partners has compiled a valuable list of financial resources for those Wisconsin businesses affected by COVID-19.

March 2020 SBA 504 Rates

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Check out this month's newsletter featuring Beyond Reality Plumbing's amazing 21-day loan completion process, news from Northeast Wisconsin, and a welcome to one of BLP's newest loan advisory committee members.

Racine County is experiencing unprecedented economic growth and industrial development. Job openings are increasing, and companies are actively working to develop, attract and retain talent in the community. Housing availability is an important component to attracting and keeping talent in…

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RCEDC’s mission is to grow Racine County’s property tax base and by supporting business expansions, provide employment opportunities to Racine County residents. Over the last three years the RCEDC staff assisted 72 projects that, when completed, will result in 1,000’s of new full time jobs, and will substantially boost local property tax revenues. Your investment allows RCEDC staff to continue these positive efforts.

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