Incentives Directory



Minnesota's Angel Tax Credit provides a 25-percent credit to investors or investment funds that put money into startup companies focused on high technology or new proprietary technology. The maximum credit...
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Flood-recovery funds allocated through the Minnesota Investment Fund are awarded to local units of government, which use the funding to make loans to individual businesses. Unlike insurance, MIF flood-recovery funding is...
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The Minnesota Indian Business Loan Program supports the development of Indian-owned and operated businesses and promotes economic opportunities for Indian people throughout Minnesota. To Apply DEED accepts applications on an on-going basis,...
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The Minnesota Job Creation Fund provides up to $1 million in grants to approved businesses after specified job creation and capital investment goals are achieved (10 jobs and $500,000 capital...
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The Minnesota Investment Fund provides financing to help add new workers and retain high-quality jobs on a statewide basis. The focus is on industrial, manufacturing, and technology-related industries to increase the...
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The Minnesota Minerals 21st Century Fund makes loans or equity investments in innovative mineral processing facilities, such as taconite processing, direct reduction processing and steel production. Loans or equity investments from...
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The Minnesota Reservist and Veteran Business Loan Program provides business loans to companies that are affected when certain employees are called to active military duty and to individual veterans who...
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The Small Business Development Loan Program provides loans for business expansions that result in the creation of new jobs. Small business loans up to $5 million are made by the Minnesota...
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Minnesota’s Angel Loan Fund Program (ALF) provides a new funding option for businesses certified to participate in the Angel Tax Credit Program. Applications Available Soon Applications for enrollment in the program will...
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Our Septic Tank Replacement Program makes low-interest financing available to existing tourism-related businesses that provide overnight lodging and need to replace a failed septic system. Participation loans in cooperation with financial...
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The Urban Initiative Loan Program was created to support the growth of minority owned and operated businesses and to create jobs in economically distressed areas of the Twin Cities. DEED...
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TCDC RLF funds provide additional access to capital for new and emerging small businesses where traditional sources of funding are unavailable or limited.  Strong consideration is given to value added agricultural manufacturing, technology, commercial/industrial and product manufacturing businesses that retain or create quality jobs.