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 Vision of Build Wealth, MN, Inc. is to utilize public, private and foundational resources to develop and provide programs and services that will empower individuals, families and communities to embrace a new way of viewing their lives in the area of Financial Literacy, Debt Reduction, minimizing the cost of money and wealth creation for generations to come.
Minnesota's Angel Tax Credit provides a 25-percent credit to investors or investment funds that make equity investments in startup companies focused on high technology, new proprietary technology, or a new proprietary product, process or service in specified fields. $5M in credits was made available for 2022.
Companies that engage in certain research and development (R&D) activities in Minnesota may qualify for the Research and Development Tax Credit for Increasing Research Activities.
HAP helps entrepreneurs bring the business ideas into reality by providing assistance ranging from creating business plans to business expansion. HAP offers small business loans, microloans, business education and technical assistance, and pre and post-loan services to low-income immigrant and refugee entrepreneurs in the Twin Cities.
The City of Rockford offers a matching grant program for exterior building improvements including: siding, awnings, signs, paint, stucco, new windows, decorative cornice, entryway, and exterior decorative lighting.
Brooklyn Center Revolving Loan Program is a low-interest loan program to provide the capability and incentive for property owners and tenants of new and existing businesses within the City to upgrade the appearance, structural condition, and/or operating efficiency of their places of business.