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CDFIs aim to counter economic inequality for Wisconsin
small businesses
July 31, 2023
Click here to learn how CDFIs support underrepresented business owners and strengthen our state’s economy and communities. FACC is proud to be a partner in this process. 

AICCWAICCW looks to add staff members to handle growth
May 25, 2023

Due to continued growth, the American Indian Chamber of Commerce—Wisconsin — First American Capital Corp.’s sister organization — is seeking to add two people to its team: an assistant executive director and a programs/office manager.

The assistant executive director will partner with the executive director to coordinate activities, align internal resources and help other businesses and programs grow.
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The programs/office manager will provide oversight and administrative support in the day-to-day operational needs in the areas of member care and management as well as basic bookkeeping functions.
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The American Indian chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin promotes economic development in Wisconsin Indian Country by offering targeted services to American Indian entrepreneurs.

Elevate Your Business Financial Statement with Corrie Kovacs
Corrie Beula Kovacs, client engagement and communications director at First American Capital Corporation, was the featured guest on Horicon Bank’s Banking on Business podcast. Corrie discussed that entrepreneurs often make the mistake of thinking they know their business solely because they know their craft. But there’s this whole other side of it that they must know if they want to run a successful business.
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Fast Forward Grant Applications Due Feb. 28
Based on continued interest in the initiative, the Wisconsin Fast Forward program is once again accepting grant applications. The Department of Workforce Development’s Office of Skills Development will collect applications for the Industry Sectors Worker Training Grants. This program is designed to help fund the development of innovative and collaborative customized worker training programs.

Building Commission approves $253M in projects
The Wisconsin State Building Commission has approved approximately $253 million in key projects across the state.

AICCW seeking executive director
The American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin (AICCW) exists to promote economic development in Wisconsin Indian Country through directed service delivery with Indigenous entrepreneurs. Since our inception in 1991, we have remained committed to providing statewide advocacy, networking, one-to-one business management counseling and access to financial products and services for Wisconsin-based Native American entrepreneurs, business owners and tribal professionals.

DBE designation can add up for businesses
First American Capital Corporation, Inc. (FACC) clients — especially those in the construction or transportation industries, as well as professional services, — have an opportunity to win government contract work by becoming a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE).

FACC celebrates 20th anniversary
Jeff Bowman, Stockbridge-Munsee and president of Wisconsin Oneida Nation owned Bay Bank in Green Bay, has been involved with the First American Capital Corp., Inc. since its beginning.

Creating a new partnership
The First American Capital Corporation (FACC) is forming a working relationship with a brand new branch of Horicon Bank, located at 15600 W Cleveland Ave., New Berlin and attended an open house to see the new space. Horicon Bank is a new and generous member of the American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin (AICCW) and has identified AICCW as an Impact Partner. FACC staff member Corrie sat down to interview Fred C. Schwertfeger, the Chief Strategy Officer & Senior VP, before attending the opening.

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