|Nonprofit & Small Business
The longstanding legal protection that allows nonprofits to speak out on issues of the day and advocate on legislation, but prohibits supporting or opposing candidates for office, is under threat from current administration's House Ways & Means Committee. Find out how you can take action to uphold The Johnson Amendment >>
Entrepreneurship & Student Loans
A recent Kaufmann Foundation study found that the rise in student debt in recent years coincides with a decline in start-ups
among those between the ages of 20 and 34 years old since 1996.
Pushing Minorities To Become Entrepreneurs
Manufacturing Diversity Institute
(MDI) is a Milwaukee nonprofit organization with programs that focus on fostering the development of diverse manufacturing businesses, target veterans, and connect thought leaders with aspiring entrepreneurs.
State Budget Calls for Small Business Support
Mark Hogan, CEO of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, highlights encouraging aspects of Gov. Walker's 2017-19 proposed budget
, including a call for a $34.5 million increase in spending for broadband programs (mainly in northern WI) and a recommendation to remove barriers for startups by identifying which occupational licenses are necessary to protect public health and safety, and which are barriers that could block would-be entrepreneurs.