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Welcome to the
Wisconsin Black
Chamber of Commerce, Inc.

Our Mission: 
To make Black People the
Largest Employers of Black People

Our Mission: 
To make Black People the
Largest Employers of Black People

Upcoming Bootcamps & Events

Our Mission: Make Black People the

Largest Employers of Black People!

We believe that in our community, we deserve the same standard of living that others enjoy!

Employment Opportunities

Technical Assistance Workshops

Grant Writing

Workshops

How to market

Workshops

Home Buying & Real Estate Workshops

7 Annual Events

Monthly Workshops

More than 500 active businesses

3 Corporate Partners

1 Bankers Roundtable Member(s)

2021-2022

New Business Start Up

2021 - 2022

Business Receiving

Technical Assistance

2021 - 2022

Business Receiving

Capacity Building 

20 corporate partners

15 initiatives a year

Upcoming Events

  • Mar 02, 2024, 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
    The Wisconsin Black Chamber of Commerce, 2900 W Vliet St, Milwaukee, WI 53208, USA
    Our team of experienced professionals make starting a business a simple and transparent process. We not only help you start your business, we also help you create strong affiliations to meet your targets.
  • Mar 02, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Chase Bank, 210 W Capitol Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53212, USA
    Chase is excited to partner with the Wisconsin Black Chamber of Commerce for a series of financial fitness workshops. Learn how to maximize your tax return through Home Ownership and Business Ownership in 2023. Please join us in learning more about business & home ownership, bring a friend.
  • Apr 06, 2024, 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
    The Wisconsin Black Chamber of Commerce, 2900 W Vliet St, Milwaukee, WI 53208, USA
    Our team of experienced professionals make starting a business a simple and transparent process. We not only help you start your business, we also help you create strong affiliations to meet your targets.
  • Apr 20, 2024, 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
    The Wisconsin Black Chamber of Commerce, 2900 W Vliet St, Milwaukee, WI 53208, USA
    Our team of experienced professionals make starting a business a simple and transparent process. We not only help you start your business, we also help you create strong affiliations to meet your targets.
  • Feb 17, 2024, 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
    The Wisconsin Black Chamber of Commerce, 2900 W Vliet St, Milwaukee, WI 53208, USA
    Our team of experienced professionals make starting a business a simple and transparent process. We not only help you start your business, we also help you create strong affiliations to meet your targets.
  • Feb 15, 2024, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    North Ave Market, 5900 W North Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53208, USA
    Business Owners! Every 3rd Thursday we are networking somewhere! (5-9pm) -Pitch Competition -Gas Give Aways -Grant Leads -Free for Chamber members! https://www.twbcc.com/events-2
  • Feb 10, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Rise & Grind Cafe , 2737 N Doctor M.L.K. Jr Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53212, USA
    BMO Harris is excited to partner with the Wisconsin Black Chamber of Commerce for a series of financial fitness workshops. Learn how to maximize your tax return through Home Ownership and Business Ownership in 2023. Please join us in learning more about business & home ownership, bring a friend.

Find a list of grants and loans available for Small businesses and Nonprofits.

Small Business Grants

Grant information is updated as it comes to the Chamber.

Justice 40 

 

https://www.eda.gov/funding/funding-opportunities/all-opportunities?q=/funding/funding-opportunities/all-opportunities&f%5B0%5D=funding_status%3A6565

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FHL Bank Chicago

https://www.fhlbc.com/community-investment/community-first-programs/community-first-sup-reg-sup-accelerate-grants-for-small-business

List of SBA Lenders in Wisconsin

Business Law

Business law assistance program for small businesses

Services: Eligible participants can receive brief assistance on a wide variety of business law matters including:

  • Finance and lending

  • Insurance claims/coverage

  • Commercial leases and contracts

  • Tax

  • Labor and employment

  • Real estate

  • Commercial debtor/creditor

  • Regulatory compliance, including privacy and COVID-19 related requirements

Technical Assistance Workshop(s)

First Saturday 's @ Chase Bank - 10am - 12pm

Second Saturday's w/ BMO Harris Bank -1pm- 3pm 

Our Technical Assistance workshops take place the first and second Saturday's of every month.

Register on our events page!

Diverse Business Assistance Grant Program 

The $37.5 million Diverse Business Assistance Grant Program will provide support to ethnic and diverse chambers of commerce and other collaboratives that provide technical assistance and services to businesses that have historically had limited access to capital and are owned by members of communities disproportionately affected by the coronavirus pandemic. 

 

https://doa.wi.gov/pages/DiverseBusinessAssistance.aspx 

Diverse Business Investment Grant Program 

The Diverse Business Investment Grant Program will provide an additional $37.5 million to community development financial institutions (CDFIs), for grants to small and micro-businesses that are owned by members of communities that historically have had limited access to capital and those that were disproportionately impacted by the pandemic.  

https://doa.wi.gov/pages/DiverseBusinessInvestment.aspx

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