HWCC and FACC receive Wells Fargo DCC Grant $250,000 to help Wisconsin Native and Hmong/Southeast As

HWCC and First American Capital Corporation (FACC) announced earlier this week that Wells Fargo will award a $250,000 Diverse Community Capital (DCC) grant to the collaborative in support of Wisconsin American Indian and Hmong/Southeast Asian small businesses. The grant is one of thirteen funded nationwide in Round 5 of the Wells Fargo Works for Small Business: Diverse Community Capital (DCC) program.

The $250,000 Wells Fargo grant is part of a new strategy focused on a collaborative approach where two smaller CDFIs share their staff and resources to grow their small business lending portfolios and increase technical assistance for underserved populations and communities. This partnership will integrate American Indian and Hmong/Southeast Asian small business initiatives and expand CDFI collaboration to better serve diverse Wisconsin business owners. Please join HWCC and FACC on Thursday, August 9th for a press conference to announce the collaborative’s Wells Fargo DCC grant award. Leadership from Wells Fargo, FACC, and HWCC will share details of the award; invited state/local representatives and key partners will also provide remarks, including Lt. Governor Kleefisch. Thursday, August 9, 2018 12:30 – 2:00pm (Program to begin promptly at 1:00pm) Milwaukee Asian Market – new building (gray) 6300 N. 76th St., Milwaukee Please look for signs to direct you to the press conference location. Parking is available in the lots on either side of the building along with street parking. RSVP to info@hmongchamber.org or (414) 645-8828 by Tuesday, August 7 and do not hesitate to contact us with any questions.

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