Welcome to UEDA

Urban Economic Development Association (UEDA) of Wisconsin
1915 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Suite 260
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Phone: (414) 562-9904


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As a nonprofit membership association, we know that a diverse and active member base helps make change meaningful. Broad participation lets us showcase the power of community and economic develpoment work in Wisconsin. Our members are actively involved and steer the direction of the organization as we strive to connect them with new resources and potential partners.  

Who are our members? They represent individual citizens, community-based organizations, financial institutions, private corporations, foundations as well as government agencies that are working or have interest in the community and economic development sector. View a list of our 2019 Members, who represented over 300 highly-engaged individuals from over 80+ nonprofit organizations, corporations, small businesses and government agencies. 

Learn more about UEDA and how we benefit our Members, What We Do, our 2019 Impact Report, or view our latest newsletter at UEDA Community News.


 We invite you to become a member of UEDA if you are interested in:

  • Economic development, including job creation, regional cooperation, public transportation and workforce initiatives
  • Community development and activities that support strong and vibrant      
  • Affordable housing development, homeownership programs and foreclosure mitigation
  • Commercial revitalization and small business/entrepreneurship support
  • Banking access, financial empowerment and economic inclusion

UEDA's impact and membership is diverse. We shine a light on the programs, services and expertise provided by our members, and we work to engage them in impactful cross-sector collaboration, facilitate meaningful connections and enhance their individual and organizational capacity.


"Our involvement with UEDA has helped to make Guest House one of the strongest homeless service providers in the City. Thanks to UEDA’s technical assistance programs, we have been able to continually improve our capacity to help the homeless of Milwaukee.”

- Cindy Krahenbuhl, Executive Director of Guest House of Milwaukee