Response and Recovery Program Investments

  
  
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ProgramWRAP ($35M)
WebsiteWRAP Information
Summary

​WRAP assists eligible renters who have had a significant loss of income due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Up to $3,000 per household can be awarded in a combination of rental payments and/or security deposits, and payment is paid directly to the landlord​.

Contact

​Interested individuals should contact the Community Action Program Agency in their area​.

 
ProgramWe're All In Small Business Grant ($75M)
WebsiteWe're All In Information
Summary

The grant program will provide $2,500 grants to 30,000 Wisconsin small businesses to help them get back on their feet following the COVID-19 pandemic, while also encouraging adoption of best practices to keep employees, customers and communities safe. 

Contact

​(608) 210-6700

 
ProgramRoutes To Recovery Local Government Aid Grant program ($201M)
WebsiteRoutes to Recovery Information
Summary

Every Wisconsin county, city, village, and town will receive a Routes To Recovery grant, which will reimburse unbudgeted expenditures incurred this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic that have not already been covered through existing State of Wisconsin virus response efforts.

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ProgramWisconsin Farm Support Program ($50M)
WebsiteWFS Information
Summary

This program provides $50 million for direct aid payments to farmers who have faced economic challenges as a result of COVID-19. In the first round of the program, $41.6 million was distributed to nearly 12,000 farmers in 71 Wisconsin counties. The second round of the program is open for applications from August 10-24, 2020.​

Contact

DORFarmSupport@wisconsin.gov or (608) 266-2772

 
ProgramFood Security Initiative ($25M)
WebsiteFood Security Information
Summary

This program helps Wisconsin food banks and other eligible nonprofit organizations pursue innovative solutions to infrastructure challenges they have faced as a result of COVID-19. It also provides funding for those organizations to purchase Wisconsin food products for distribution to Wisconsin citizens experiencing food insecurity.​

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ProgramHospital Assistance ($40M)
WebsiteHospital Assistance Information
Summary

Hospitals across Wisconsin will receive direct payments from DHS to assist with lost revenue and expenditures incurred related to the COVID-19 pandemic in March, April, and May 2020. 

Contact

​(608) 266-1865

 
ProgramDirect Provider Payment ($100M)
WebsiteDPP Information
Summary

The program provides specific types of health care providers pandemic relief funds meant to offset losses and expenses incurred because of the COVID-19 pandemic​.

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ProgramK-12 & Higher Education Assistance ($80M)
Website
Summary

The program provides $46 million to Wisconsin's K-12 schools and $37 million to higher education partners to assist with the challenges faced relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. The higher education funding will provide reimbursements for necessary, unbudgeted expenditures resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. 


Contact

D​epartment of Administration, (608) 266-1741​​

 
ProgramState Emergency Operations Center Resources ($1.22B)
Website
Summary

​Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic meant that the State was and continues to be responsible for supporting local and statewide response efforts. Financial investments include support for continuum of care facilities, procurement of critical medical supplies such as ventilators and personal protective equipment, COVID-19 testing supplies and processing, as well as contact tracing. ​

Contact

D​epartment of Administration, (608) 266-1741​

 
ProgramCultural Organization Grant Program ($15M)
WebsiteCultural Organization Grant Website
Summary

Assist cultural organizations whose operations have been negatively affected by COVID-19. Grants totaling up to $15 million available.

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ProgramOut-of-School Support Grant Program ($10M)
WebsiteOut of School Support Grant Website
Summary

​Assist Wisconsin organizations who provide care to school-aged kids during the pandemic. Grants totaling up to $10 million available.

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ProgramLodging Property Grant Program ($20M)
WebsiteLodging Property Grant Website
Summary

​Assist Wisconsin hotel and lodging facility owners who have been affected by COVID-19. Grants totaling up to $20 million available. 

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ProgramLive Music and Entertainment Venue Grant Program ($15M)
WebsiteLive Music and Entertainment Venue Grant Website
Summary

​Assist Wisconsin live music and entertainment venues and operators who have been affected by COVID-19. Grants totaling up to $15 million available.

Contact
 

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