WEDC wins SBA grant to help Wisconsin exporters

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. received a grant to help companies across the state grow their exports.

The U.S. Small Business Administration awarded a $712,000 grant to WEDC as part of the State Trade and Export Promotion program, which handed out $17.4 million to 40 states.

WEDC will use the funding for its ExporTech export acceleration program and to award to Wisconsin small businesses — those with less than 500 employees — to attend an upcoming trade venture.

Wisconsin received the fourth-highest award in the country.

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