Main Street of Menomonie Inc.

342 E. Main St., Menomonie

Main Street of Menomonie Inc. is a non-profit organization with the purpose of working with downtown property owners and business owners to build a strong and vibrant downtown commercial district. The group’s four-point approach includes…

Advocacy

Momentum West

2322 Alpine Road Suite 7, Eau Claire

Momentum West is a regional economic development organization serving Barron, Clark, Chippewa, Dunn, Eau Claire, Pierce, Pepin, Polk, Rusk, and St. Croix counties featuring startup, R&D, and Technology Transfer resources and much more.

Expanding Purposing

The North Barstow/Medical Business Improvement District

City of Eau Claire Economic Development Division, 203 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Formed to allow business and property owners in the North Barstow and Medical districts of downtown to develop, manage and promote their respective districts and to establish an assessment method to fund these activities. Contact for information about the next meeting.

Advocacy

Ronnie Roll Business Services

Offers business consulting and general administrative services that support small and start-up businesses. Business services include but are not limited to concept refinement, business plan creation, strategic planning, and sales & marketing initiatives. Digital transcription, event planning, newsletters, website design, blogging, online services and more.

Expertise & Education

South Barstow Business Improvement District

City of Eau Claire Economic Development Division, 203 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Created to allow business and property owners in the downtown to develop, manage, and promote downtown Eau Claire and to establish an assessment method to fund these activities. The South Barstow BID is responsible for the flowers and music on Barstow Street. Contact to learn when the next meeting is.

Advocacy

Startup Current

Dennis L. Heyde Entrepreneur Program, Schneider Social Science Hall 400D, 105 Garfield Ave., Eau Claire

Startup Current is a website designed to promote the culture of entrepreneurship on the UW-Eau Claire campus and throughout the community. It provides startup-related news briefs and information about entrepreneur-related events. Startup Current is sponsored by UWEC’s Dennis L. Heyde Entrepreneur Program.

Advocacy Expertise & Education

Water Street Business Improvement District

City of Eau Claire Economic Development Division, 203 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Formed to allow business and property owners in the Water Street business community to develop, manage, and promote their business district and to establish an assessment method to fund these activities. The Water Street BID stretches along both sides of Water Street from the Chippewa River west to Seventh Avenue. Contact for information about the next meeting.

Advocacy

West Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission

7 S. Dewey St., Suite 101, Eau Claire

The Eau Claire Area Economic Development Corporation advances economic prosperity through business and job growth by assisting in the creation, enhancement, and expansion of local businesses. They have resources for protecting and developing your ideas, financing and funding programs, information regarding regulations and permits, and more. In addition to other financial resources, such as a variety of grant programs, they host the annual Idea Challenge, which is an ongoing contest for individuals or businesses with an idea for a new product or service with the chance to win a grand prize of $5,000.

Financing

West Grand Business Improvement District

City of Eau Claire Economic Development Division, 203 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Created to allow business and property owners in the West Grand Avenue business community to develop, manage, and promote their business district and to establish an assessment method to fund these activities. The West Grand Avenue BID comprises the commercial area on the west bank of the Chippewa River from First Avenue to Second Avenue. Contact for information about the next meeting.

Advocacy

Western Dairyland Business Center

418 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire

The Western Dairyland Business Center targets historically underserved populations such as women, low-income, minorities, veterans, and disabled individuals in our local counties offering group training, networking events, and an annual Women's Business Conference. Works with entrepreneurs one-on-one to develop a business plan, marketing plans, website development, and business structure.

Financing

Western Wisconsin SCORE

500 S. Barstow St. Federal Building Rm B11 (Lower Level), Eau Claire

SCORE is sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration and is comprised of retired entrepreneurs that offer advice to current entrepreneurs. Offers free management, bookkeeping, accounting, construction, design, and budgeting counseling, financial & loan resources, help with permits & regulations, and seminars from experienced entrepreneurs.

Purposing Expertise & Education Financing Permits & Regulations

Wisconsin Business Development

3610 Oakwood Mall Dr. Suite 201, Eau Claire

WBD facilitates financial assistance for your business by working with your local lender and federal loan opportunities.

Financing

Chippewa Valley Start-Up is sponsored by:

Royal Credit Union
200 Riverfront Terrace
Eau Claire, WI

Chippewa Valley Start-Up is sponsored by:

Royal Credit Union
200 Riverfront Terrace
Eau Claire, WI