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Rental Property Owner and Manager Resources

Explore the Landlord Information page for resources for rental property owner and managers. 

Recycling Grants

Hennepin County offers technical assistance and recycling grants of up to $50,000 to help businesses and organizations start or improve recycling programs. To learn more, visit the Hennepin County website and submit a business recycling request form, or call the Hennepin County business recycling program coordinator at 612.543.1316.

Manufacturing Resources

Enterprise Minnesota 
Enterprise Minnesota is a nonprofit business consulting organization that helps small- and medium-sized Minnesota manufacturing companies, education services and government entities take advantage of expert business solutions to compete and grow profitably.

Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP)  
Minnesota's MEP Center focuses on making the state's industrial base more competitive. It bridges the productivity gap for manufacturers, identifies opportunities for growth, and encourages technology deployment by providing fundamental services in business and process improvements. Programs cover lean manufacturing, sustainable energy and environmental services and information technology.

Minnesota Investment Fund
The Minnesota Investment Fund provides financing to help add new workers and retain high-quality jobs. The focus is on industrial, manufacturing and technology-related industries to increase the local and state tax base and improve economic vitality statewide.

Manufacturers Alliance
Manufacturers Alliance is an association of hundreds of manufacturers which shares education and resources peer to peer.

Minnesota Precision Manufacturing Association
This association has introduced, led and supported initiatives and education to keep manufacturing a strong and vital component of Minnesota's economy.

Workforce Resources

Jewish Family and Children's Service of Minneapolis (JFCS)
JFCS offers career services for job seekers including career counseling, career assessments, job search coaching, resume development, networking, social media strategies and training. The new Platinum Program helps job seekers over 50 take their next career step. JFCS also works with employers to match qualified candidates with job openings by pre-screening and pre-selecting applicants for the employer's open positions. 

Employment Action Center (EAC)
The EAC is the largest provider of employment and training services in the Twin Cities. It offers a wide range of customized services for businesses, including placement services, outplacement services, workplace education, disability services and telecommuting implementation services.

Minnesota Workforce Council Association 
The MWCA oversees publicly funded workforce development services in the 11-county Twin Cities metro region. It publishes a biennial assessment of the Twin Cities workforce, The Workforce Regional Analysis for a Comprehensive Economy (RACE) Report. The MWCA also works through the Employer Services Partnership – a cooperative of public, private and non-profit organizations in the metro area dedicated to offering high-value employer workforce services. 

Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development — Finding Workers
DEED’s Workforce Development Division works with local and statewide partners to provide training and support to unemployed and dislocated workers, and financial assistance for businesses seeking to upgrade the skills of their workforce. Additional services include State Services for the Blind, Rehabilitation Services, Local Labor Exchange, and Disability Determination.

Minnesota Job Skills Partnership — DEED
This program helps Minnesota businesses and schools competitively train/retrain the workforce. It awards matching grants to educational institutions that partner with businesses. Funds may be used for training-related costs or educational infrastructure improvements. Businesses located in Minnesota, or intending to locate in Minnesota, are eligible for support.
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