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facade improvement grant
Apply for a matching EDA grant of up to $5,000 for exterior facade improvements for your business. 

Business Retention & Expansion (BRE) Program 
Access more information about what this program means to your business in Columbia Heights.
Department of Employment & Economic Development (DEED)
Learn about the principal economic development agency of Minnesota and programs they provided, such as business recruitment, expansion, and retention; international trade; workforce development; and community development.

Greater MSP
Find out how the Minneapolis Saint Paul Regional Economic Development Partnership provides public and private sector leadership, coordination and engagement to grow the economy of the 16-county MSP region and what this means for your business.  

National Center for Economic Gardening

Unearth business growth possibilities by leveraging market research tools and databases that are available to companies that either aren't aware of or cannot afford specialists to research and analyze market trends.  

Northside Economic Opportunity Network (NEON)

Discover the opportunities available through NEON for your low- to moderate-income entrepreneurial business to succeed. 

Open to Business Program
Uncover the potential for this program to help your new or early-stage business access the technical assistance needed for your business to prosper.

Public Financial Assistance & Incentives
Learn about the different types of public financial assistance and incentives available for your business. 

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
Access the four different ways SBA provides assistance to small businesses through business financing, entrepreneurial development, government contracting, and advocacy.