Associated Bank and Brewers Community Foundation, the charitable arm of the Milwaukee Brewers, today announced a $100K program to support minority, women and veteran owned businesses through the Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC).
Through WWBIC, 18 diverse small businesses across Wisconsin will receive a $5K grant to support their business needs through infrastructure, equipment, website and marketing, with additional dollars supporting WWBIC technical assistance and other supportive operations.
The business recipients include:
- Amano Prints & Threads
- Creative Nails & Spa
- Chicago’s House of Hoagies
- Metric Forrest Studio
- Fleet Clean (PTD Unlimited)
- About You Solutions LLC
- Duncan’s Dog Day Care
- The Pink Bakery, Inc
- Twisted Plants
- Battlebox Studios Limited
- PUSH Fitness MKE (Push Functional Fitness LLC)
- ShowTime Alloy Wheel Repair LLC
- Mr. Greens
- Mor Food LLC
- Jamaican Season Islands Restaurant
- I Love Tamales
- Esperanza Coffee
- Adventures in Farming
Associated Bank and the Brewers Community Foundation will further collaborate to provide visibility and traffic to these businesses through PR, social media support and in-stadium promotion. Additionally, Associated Bank will provide the small business owners access to bank staff who can discuss banking and cash management products, programs and services.
“Associated Bank is proud to partner with these outstanding community organizations and further support the small businesses with banking resources to actively help them grow their business,” said LaDonna Reed, director of community accountability, Associated Bank. “It is through the success of these small businesses that our communities thrive and prosper.”
“We are so pleased to support the effort to provide resources and guidance for many of our incredible small businesses throughout the state,” said Cecelia Gore, executive director, Brewers Community Foundation. “Through this partnership, we can focus on helping local businesses continue to grow and prosper.”