To qualify for an RLF the company typically needs to be creating or retaining jobs in the community or providing some other community benefit. Each RLF has different criteria which can be found below.
Through funding from Racine County, various programs were established with the goal of providing a means for existing small and medium-sized companies to obtain the professional services necessary for a strong foundation for continued business growth and to provide jobs for Racine County residents.
The City of Racine is offering various programs designed specifically to assist businesses in partnership with a bank loan. These programs primarily fund real estate projects, furniture, fixtures and equipment purchases and limited working capital needs.
Burlington’s programs were designed specifically to assist businesses in the City of Burlington with the objectives to encourage the creation and retention of permanent jobs, new private investment, perpetuate a positive and proactive business climate, attract new businesses, maintain and promote a diverse mix of employment opportunities, and help implement the City of Burlington’s Redevelopment Plan.