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The West CAP Wire – September

COMMUNITY ACTION TAKES TO THE BIG APPLE! | AGENCY NEWS The National Community Action Partnership’s (NCAP) Annual Convention was held in New York City last week, giving over one thousand CAP reps from across the country the opportunity to connect and collaborate on all-things community action! The theme of this year’s convention was Leadership For Today’s Challenges and Tomorrow’s Solutions. The week was filled with powerful speakers and workshops, including one led by our own Executive Director, Peter Kilde, who gave an engaging … Read More

West CAP to receive $2 million boost toward multifamily affordable housing project in Eau Claire

Gov. Tony Evers recently announced additional funding support for multifamily housing projects across Wisconsin, including $2 million for West CAP’s own Prairie Heights project going up in Eau Claire.  Funding comes in part from the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) and the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) in a joint effort to help affordable housing developers meet the rising costs of construction, interest rate increases, and supply chain delays. The Prairie Heights affordable housing project, taking shape at … Read More

The West CAP Wire – August Edition

Gov. Evers, WHEDA Announce $2 Million for Prairie Heights Multifamily Housing Development | HOUSING DEVELOPMENT Gov. Tony Evers recently announced additional funding support for multifamily housing projects across Wisconsin, including a $2 million boost for West CAP’s own Prairie Heights project going up in Eau Claire. Funding comes in part from the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) and the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) in a joint effort to help affordable housing developers meet the rising costs of construction, interest … Read More

The West CAP Wire – July Edition

ADULT EDUCATION Governor Evers Stops by to Announce $4.8 Workforce Innovation Grant Governor Evers visited our 1300 Residences in River Falls last week to announce $4.8 million Workforce Innovation grant to help meet the increasing demand for nurses across the state. Wisconsin’s community action association, WISCAP, received the grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Workforce Innovation Grant. As a partner in the initiative, West CAP joins nine other community action agencies across WI who will work to provide opportunities … Read More