Below are a number of external local and state resources available to help minority-owned businesses.
Small business certification program recognized by Hennepin County, Ramsey County and the City of St. Paul for Minority-Owned Business Enterprise (MBE), Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) and Small Business Enterprise (SBE).
Provides free assistance in non-litigation business law matters to low-income owners of small businesses in Minnesota.
The organization is dedicated to the economic growth, job creation and advocacy of its member business and the community.
Helps ethnic minority businesses create or retain jobs and build economically vibrant entrepreneurs and businesses.
Provides small business assistance and loans for emerging entrepreneurs.
Addresses the needs and concerns of minority contractors and services Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Iowa.
Provides business development services to corporate members and certified MBEs to enhance relationships and maximize business opportunities.
Provides flexible, risk-tolerant loans and Sharia-compliant financing and other financial tools for start-ups and existing businesses.