On July 1st 2011 functions once performed by the Wisconsin Department of Commerce were assigned to other state agencies and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation. You can find the former Commerce resources by visiting one of the following organizations and agencies.

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC)
Web site: http://www.inwisconsin.com
Phone: 855-INWIBIZ (855-469-4249)

Contact WEDC for:

Business Development Assistance
Community Development Assistance
Export Assistance
Industry Advancement
Minority Business Development
Start-Up and Business Growth Assistance
Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS)
Web site: http://dsps.wi.gov
Phone: (877) 617-1565
(608) 266-2112

Contact DSPS for:

Storage tank programs
Petroleum programs
Safety and buildings programs

Contact DOA for:

Housing and homeless programs in the Division of Housing.

Web site: http://doa.wi.gov/index.asp?locid=173

MBE, WBE and DVB Certification Programs

Web site: http://www.doa.state.wi.us/section.asp?linkid=232&locid=0
Department of Natural Resources
Contact DNR for:

Small Business Clean Air Assistance Program under Compliance assistance.

Web Site: http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/CompAssist/