Wisconsin

The La Crosse Promise

Families that build, buy a new home, or renovate a home in select La Crosse neighborhoods will receive up to $50,000 in college scholarships through the La Crosse Promise Neighborhood Program.

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• Up to $50,000 in grants from La Crosse County to help you acquire and prepare property for construction of your new dream home  
• Expert help during the build or renovate process
• Save even more money with incentives from local employers, including loan forgiveness
• Committed leadership and financial support

https://lacrossepromise.org/

Kansas

Rural Opportunity Zone Program
Kansas’ Rural Opportunity Zone Program The law designates 77 counties in Kansas as Rural Opportunity Zones (ROZ), providing a 100 percent state income tax waiver for up to five years and repayment of up to $3,000 per year ($15,000 maximum) in outstanding student loans.

To be eligible for the state income tax waiver, individuals must have lived outside the state for at least the past five years prior to moving to a ROZ county and have Kansas source income of less than $10,000 per year over the past five years.

To be eligible for student loan repayment, individuals must have graduated from an accredited post-secondary institution and move to a ROZ county. The student loan repayment incentive is open to both Kansas and non-Kansas residents.

https://kansascommerce.gov/320/Rural-Opportunity-Zones

New York

START-UP NY
START-UP NY offers new and expanding businesses the opportunity to operate tax-free for 10 years on or near eligible university or college campuses in New York State. Partnering with these schools gives businesses direct access to advanced research laboratories, development resources and experts in key industries.

https://esd.ny.gov/startup-ny-program


Oklahoma


Oklahoma’s Aerospace Engineer Tax Credit
Aerospace companies hiring engineers in a variety of fields will receive a tax credit equal to five (5) percent of the compensation paid to an engineer until January 1, 2026, or ten (10) percent if the engineer graduated from an Oklahoma college or university (up to $12,500 per employee per year), plus another credit of up to fifty (50) percent of the tuition reimbursed to an employee until January 1, 2026. Additionally, the engineer hired receives a tax credit of $5,000 per year until January 1, 2026.

https://okcommerce.gov/business/incentives/aerospace-industry-engineer-workforce-tax-credits/
WHEN: Friday, May 11, with a 7:30 a.m. breakfast followed by a program from 8 to 9:30 a.m.

WHERE: Western Technical College’s Lunda Center, 319 N. Seventh St., La Crosse 

SIGN UP: People who want to attend the event are asked to register by May 8 by calling 608-785-9232 or emailing bis@westerntc.edu. Registrants should include their name and email to ensure they receive a confirmation and parking pass.