Existing and emerging companies, as well as individual entrepreneurs and mid-sized concerns, can take advantage of our generous array of tax incentives, loan programs and financing.
MinnPACE, a division of the Saint Paul Port Authority, is the largest provider of PACE financing in the State of Minnesota. Also known as Property Assessed Clean Energy, Minnesota PACE financing is available statewide to commercial building owners interested in renewable energy and energy efficiency upgrades.
Minnesota PACE financing is structured so that payments are rolled into a special tax assessment through either a Minnesota city or county.
Twin Cities Small Business Development Center
The Twin Cities Small Business Development Center provides confidential business consulting services at no charge to help established businesses and startups develop strategies to attract customers, increase sales and improve profitability.
The Twin Cities SBDC is part of the Schulze School of Entrepreneurship at the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business. Since its inception in 1981, it has assisted more than 10,000 businesses and...
Minnesota Small Business Resource Guide
Minnesota-specific information on starting or managing a small business, including assistance with preparing a business plan. Provided by the District Office of the federal Small Business Administration.
Roseville Economic Development Authority
Roseville has the ability to offer businesses public financing, which may include tax increment financing, tax abatement, bonds, and other forms of assistance as appropriate. Roseville also qualifies for county and state business financing programs that help companies and communities retain existing jobs and create new high-quality jobs.
Ramsey County Business Loans Program
Ramsey County receives funding from federal sources and repayments of current loans to capitalize its loan pool. Business Loan staff provide technical assistance in meeting program requirements and will work with applicants to determine the most appropriate source of financing. Accepted loan application packages are reviewed by an independent committee. Loan terms and conditions are negotiated by Ramsey County, and repayment is made to the...
Ramsey County Economic Gardening Program
The Economic Gardening program is about cultivating home-grown businesses in Ramsey County, and it may present an opportunity for you. Economic Gardening provides a suite of high-end, high-speed business growth resources to non-competing second stage businesses who want to grow.
Minnesota Employment and Economic Development
Our business financing programs help companies and communities retain existing jobs and create new high-quality jobs. Not all businesses are eligible. Qualifying companies must meet specific job creation and wage goals.