ACER offers the following services through Elevate Business:
- One-on-one business advising or coaching
- Loan and grant advisory services and navigational support for established businesses
- Navigation of Elevate Business resources and referrals
*Note: Elevate Business advisors provide professional consulting only. Any fees associated with websites, technology, or ongoing costs of implementing advisor recommended strategies such as marketing, websites or software the sole responsibility of the business owner.
African Career, Education, & Resources Inc. (ACER) is the leading issue-based community organization working to uplift and amplify the African Diaspora to build power for systemic change that advances racial and economic equity in our communities.Our vision is a transformed system, free from racial and economic inequities where African Diaspora communities can thrive and lead prosperous lives.
We collaborate with clients to manage risk and prepare their businesses for robust growth.
Free technical assistance services are available to businesses in Hennepin County and the Minneapolis-St. Paul region from this provider through Hennepin County investment in Elevate Business, City of Minneapolis Small Business Technical Assistance Program (B-TAP) and the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Small Business Partnerships Program. Contact this provider via the “connect” button above or visit Elevate Business HC, Minneapolis BTAP, and DEED Small Business Partnershipsto learn more.