Focus Area: Minnesota-Based
Launch Minnesota Innovation Grants
Launch Minnesota Innovation Grants are targeted to the most promising innovative scalable technology businesses in Minnesota. Increased consideration is given to startups located in Greater Minnesota, as well as businesses owned by women, veterans, and/or owners who identify as BIPOC.
Impact Seven’s mission is to impact communities and lives through socially-motivated investment and service. We serve as an alternative lender to businesses looking to start, grow and thrive. We offer opportunity to people and businesses that may not be able to find it elsewhere because, while still rigorous, our processes are rooted in common sense. Our loans range from a few thousand dollars to a few million, but each client is as important as the next.
Rural Electric Economic Development, Inc.
REED offers loans that: promote growth; contribute to job, business, and wealth creation; improve the infrastructure and economic base in rural areas.
African Development Center of Minnesota
ADC’s loans are for those who don’t qualify for traditional financing. Loans are available to small and medium-sized businesses located in the Twin Cities metro, St. Cloud, Rochester, Owatonna, Faribault, Mankato, Willmar and Marshall.