September 24, 2021

Evers announces $250 million for grants to build Wisconsin’s economy

RACINE (WKBT) — Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday announced two new competitive grant programs to help people across Wisconsin recover financially from the pandemic.

Wisconsin’s Department of Administration will distribute a $200 million Neighborhood Investment Fund grant program, as well as a $50 million Healthcare Infrastructure Capital Investment grant program for capital projects aimed at helping neighborhoods recover from the pandemic, like housing projects, transit and childcare solutions — plus increase access to healthcare.

“Wisconsin continues to rebound and recover from the coronavirus pandemic, but at the end of the day, we don’t want to just recover,” said Evers. “If we want to see Wisconsin’s families, communities, and economy…

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