|Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)
||Information about funding opportunities, location and expansion assistance, tax credits, marketing partnerships and more.
|Mid-Minnesota Development Commission (MMDC)
||Financial packaging, assistance with loan applications, business plans, strategic planning, tax free zones (JOBZ).
|Minnesota Business Finance Corporation (MBFC)
||A certified development company that's been originating SBA 504 loans for small businesses across Minnesota since 1983.
|Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
||A statewide network of Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) that provide the professional expertise and guidance that every small business owner needs to flourish in today's competitive and ever-changing business world.
|Southwest Initiative Foundation (SWIF)
||Southwest Initiative Foundation is an independent community foundation supported by individuals, families, businesses, and organizations who want to strengthen southwest Minnesota.
|Center of Rural Entrepreneurship (CORE) of the Southwest Initiative Foundation
||Are you ready to turn your dreams into reality? Whether you're an aspiring start-up or have been in business for years, the Minnesota Center of Rural Entrepreneurship is here for you!
|U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
||Since its founding on July 30, 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses.