The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a federal tax credit available to all private sector businesses as an incentive to employers to hire workers in certain groups who consistently experience high rates of unemployment.
The Minnesota Inclusive Growth Fund (MIGF) is a fund designed to increase access to flexible and affordable capital and support services for small businesses across the State of Minnesota, with an emphasis on long-term recovery and growth- particularly in under resourced and underbanked communities.
The Alternative Financing program provides small Minneapolis businesses (neighborhood retail, service or light manufacturing) an alternative financing to the interest-based system that is in accordance with Islamic law, or Sharia.
The Small Business Administration 504 and REAL loan provides growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing of up to $5 million for major fixed assets such as land, buildings, machinery and equipment.
Commercial Property Development Fund provides developers and small businesses with patient debt capital on favorable terms to facilitate the completion of commercial real estate development and acquisition.
WBC serves as a resource to connect technical assistance providers, offers financial resources through partnership with the City of Minneapolis, advocates for businesses along the West Broadway Corridor, and connects business owners to develop stronger networks in North Minneapolis.
Our mission is to foster a vibrant small business community through mentoring, learning and business development resources to the Twin Cities Metro and Western Wisconsin areas. Our vision is to assure that every person has the support they need to thrive as a small business owner.