Small Business Information and Assistance

US Small Business Administration

409 3rd St SW, Washington, DC, 20416-0005

28 Miles—Get Directions

(800) 827-5722

Website

 https://www.sba.gov/about-sba/what-we-do

Description: The federal agency that helps small business owners by providing the financial support, contracts, counseling and other forms of assistance

Description: The federal agency that helps small business owners by providing the financial support, contracts, counseling and other forms of assistance

Other Services: 5 Services offered by this provider

Small Business Programs

9800 Savage Rd, Ste 6272, Fort Meade, MD, 20755-6272

39 Miles—Get Directions

(443) 479-2384

Website

 https://www.nsa.gov/business/small-business-office

Description: Ensures that small businesses have opportunities to participate in NSA acquisitions.

Description: Ensures that small businesses have opportunities to participate in NSA acquisitions.

Other Services: 3 Services offered by this provider

Business Ownership

ADC Rochester

415 16th St SW, Rochester, MN, 55902-2125

846 Miles—Get Directions

(507) 282-7333

Website

 http://adcminnesota.org/services-programs/start-business

Description: Helps new business owners through training, support, technical assistance, financing and networking

Description: Helps new business owners through training, support, technical assistance, financing and networking

Other Services: 10 Services offered by this provider

Non-Profit Organization Support

PO Box 882, Rochester, MN, 55903-0882

846 Miles—Get Directions

Website

 http://www.olmstedoutreach.org/about.html

Description: Helps charitable organizations with finance and insurance until they are ready to function on their own

Description: Helps charitable organizations with finance and insurance until they are ready to function on their own

Revolving Loan Fund

509 W 5th St, Goodhue County Government Ctr, Red Wing, MN, 55066-2540

862 Miles—Get Directions

(651) 764-5745

Website

 http://www.co.goodhue.mn.us/461/Business-Subsidy-Revolving-Loan-Fund

Description: Help provide gap financing for businesses. A primary focus is job creation and retention.

Description: Help provide gap financing for businesses. A primary focus is job creation and retention.

Economic Development

2610 YH Hanson Ave, Albert Lea, MN, 56007-3409

881 Miles—Get Directions

(507) 373-3930

Website

 https://growalbertlea.com

Description: Provides services and resources for business development and growth in Freeborn County

Description: Provides services and resources for business development and growth in Freeborn County

Small Business Development

Grand Marais Office

5335 W Highway 61, Lutsen, MN, 55612-9513

888 Miles—Get Directions

(218) 623-5730

Website

 https://www.entrepreneurfund.org/services

Description: Provides small business assistance, including consulting, training, and loans

Description: Provides small business assistance, including consulting, training, and loans

Other Services: 10 Services offered by this provider

Neighborhood Improvement Services

965 Payne Ave, Ste 200, St. Paul, MN, 55130

897 Miles—Get Directions

(651) 771-1152

Website

 http://www.esndc.org

Description: Neighborhood improvement group

Description: Neighborhood improvement group

Ombudsman

St. Paul Office

520 Lafayette Rd N, St. Paul, MN, 55155-3895

897 Miles—Get Directions

(800) 657-3938

Website

 https://www.pca.state.mn.us/regulations/small-business-ombudsman

Description: Neutral party who investigates consumer complaints

Description: Neutral party who investigates consumer complaints

Other Services: 80 Services offered by this provider

Small Business Assistance Information

332 Minnesota St, Ste E200, St. Paul, MN, 55101-1349

897 Miles—Get Directions

(800) 310-8323

Website

 http://mn.gov/deed/business/help/sbao

Description: Information on topics of interest to small business owners or those wishing to start their own business.

Description: Information on topics of interest to small business owners or those wishing to start their own business.

Other Services: 14 Services offered by this provider

Small Business Training and Loans

663 University Ave W, Ste 200, St. Paul, MN, 55104-5097

900 Miles—Get Directions

(651) 291-2480

Website

 http://www.ndc-mn.org/what-we-do/business-training

Description: Business training classes, workshops, and one-on-one sessions for future and current business owners

Description: Business training classes, workshops, and one-on-one sessions for future and current business owners

Business Enterprise Center

1313 Fairgrounds Rd, Two Harbors, MN, 55616-4600

903 Miles—Get Directions

(218) 834-3384

Website

 http://www.nsbec.com/support.htm

Description: Assists both entrepreneurs and business owners looking to expand.

Description: Assists both entrepreneurs and business owners looking to expand.

Business Ownership

ADC Main Office

1931 S 5th St, Minneapolis, MN, 55454-1257

905 Miles—Get Directions

(612) 333-4772

Website

 http://adcminnesota.org/services-programs/start-business

Description: Helps new business owners through training, support, technical assistance, financing and networking

Description: Helps new business owners through training, support, technical assistance, financing and networking

Other Services: 10 Services offered by this provider

Consulting Services

Enterprise Minnesota - Office

2100 Summer St NE, Ste 150, Minneapolis, MN, 55413

905 Miles—Get Directions

(612) 373-2900

Website

 http://www.enterpriseminnesota.org

Description: Helps small and mid-sized manufacturers develop and implement strategies to grow business

Description: Helps small and mid-sized manufacturers develop and implement strategies to grow business

Business Loans

Small Business Administration (SBA) - Minnesota District Office

330 2nd Ave S, Ste 430, Minneapolis, MN, 55401-2224

906 Miles—Get Directions

(612) 370-2324

Website

 https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans

Description: Federal government economic development loans and business loans to small businesses

Description: Federal government economic development loans and business loans to small businesses

Other Services: 5 Services offered by this provider

Financing for Veteran-Owned Businesses

Small Business Administration (SBA) - Minnesota District Office

330 2nd Ave S, Ste 430, Minneapolis, MN, 55401-2224

906 Miles—Get Directions

(800) 827-5722

Website

 https://www.sba.gov/business-guide/grow/veteran-owned-businesses-programs

Description: Resources to help veterans to start and grow their businesses

Description: Resources to help veterans to start and grow their businesses

Other Services: 5 Services offered by this provider

Small Business Development Center

38871 7th Ave, North Branch, MN, 55056-6076

907 Miles—Get Directions

(651) 674-5664

Website

 http://chisagocounty.org/pdf-files/SBDC-Brochure.pdf

Description: Confidential, professional business consulting at no cost to help local businesses become successful

Description: Confidential, professional business consulting at no cost to help local businesses become successful

Other Services: 3 Services offered by this provider

Small Business Development

Duluth Office - Sellwood Building

202 W Superior St, Ste 311, Duluth, MN, 55802-1971

909 Miles—Get Directions

(218) 623-5747

Website

 https://www.entrepreneurfund.org/services

Description: Provides small business assistance, including consulting, training, and loans

Description: Provides small business assistance, including consulting, training, and loans

Other Services: 10 Services offered by this provider

Business Finance Program

202 W Superior St, Ste 610 - Sellwood Bldg, Duluth, MN, 55802-1944

909 Miles—Get Directions

(218) 723-4040

Website

 https://northlandfdn.org/loans/index.php

Description: Loans to businesses and nonprofits

Description: Loans to businesses and nonprofits

Small Business Counseling Services

8700 W 36th St, Ste 125A, Minneapolis, MN, 55426-3965

910 Miles—Get Directions

(612) 370-2324

Website

 http://www.score-mn.org

Description: Assists people in starting a new business, buying or selling a business, and by providing support to existing small business owners.

Description: Assists people in starting a new business, buying or selling a business, and by providing support to existing small business owners.