Success

Create Your Own Opportunities (CYOO) Program

Provides expertise and knowledge to those interested in creating and establishing a small business for help in creating a business plan, developing marketing strategies, expending business skills, learning management tools, and more!

Program Contact:

Tanja Schneider 
Business and Economic Development Coordinator 
1-920-889-9535

 

Counties Served:

  • Brown
  • Florence
  • Forest
  • Langlade
  • Marinette
  • Menominee
  • Oconto
  • Oneida
  • Shawano
  • Vilas

Program Description:

The Create Your Own Opportunities (CYOO) Program supports individuals who are ready to become business owners by offering business skills training and one-to-one business coaching designed to enhance our clients success. The objective of the Create Your Own Opportunities Program is to support participants in their pursuit of becoming a small business owner and the expansion of their business through job creation. 

Training and Coaching Services include:

  • Business budgeting, bookkeeping and financial projections
  • Business networking skills
  • Business plan creation
  • Feasibility studies
  • Locating financial resources
  • Marketing plans and budgets
  • Project management
  • Sales skills
  • Strategic planning
  • Team development and human resources skills
  • Additional ongoing business assistance

Eligibility Guidelines:

Must have an annual income at or below 185% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. Use our eligibility calculator to find out if you may be eligible for this program. 

Application Process:

Please first fill out our intake form here.

Then contact our program contact.

 

Homebuyer Program

Provides low-moderate income homebuyers with a maximum of $10,000 (based on program affordability) for down payment and closing costs through a non-interest bearing loan.

Program Contact:

Cynthia Patterson
Real Estate Specialist

1.800.242.7334 

 

Counties Served:

  • Brown (excluding the city of Green Bay)
  • Florence
  • Forest
  • Langlade
  • Marinette
  • Menominee
  • Oconto
  • Oneida
  • Shawano
  • Vilas

Program Description:

The Homebuyer Program provides eligible low-moderate income homebuyers with a maximum of $10,000 (based on program affordability) for down payment and closing costs.  The funds will be in the form of a non-interest bearing loan, which will be repaid to Newcap upon the sale of the home or when it is no longer the primary residence. Applicants will be served on a first-ready, first-served basis as funds are available.  First-ready, first-served clients would have to have an accepted offer to purchase and funding approval from a financial institution.

Eligibility Guidelines:

Applicants must be at or below 80% of the current County Median Income, be bankable with a lending institution, and complete a Homebuyers Education Program. Use our eligibility calculator to find out if you may be eligible for this program. 

Application Process:

For further information and to request an application for the Homebuyer program, please contact Cynthia Patterson at [email protected] or call 920-834-4621 extension 1168.

Please fill out our intake form here.