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Business Resources Links

updated: Monday, June 13, 2016

West End Blvd



General Business Resources

updated: Monday, July 18, 2016

The TwinWest/St. Louis Park Business Council works to address local business issues, act as a business advocate, and serve as a liaison between city government, the school district and the business community. Meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month (except July) at 7:30 a.m. at Citizens Independent Bank, 5000 West 36th St. Meeting notices...


Hennepin County Offers Grants to Businesses to Increase Recycling

These grants can help with the purchase of containers, equipment purchase and installation, hauling service charges and minor improvements to loading docks and waste enclosures. Having a strong recycling program conserves natural resources and reduces greenhouse gas emissions, can help a business’s bottom line and demonstrates their commitment...


Revolving Loan Fund

updated: Monday, August 01, 2016

The St. Louis Park Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) provides local businesses with gap financing in conjunction with commercial lending to enable them to grow and expand their enterprises within St. Louis Park.
 
Who can apply?
  • Businesses located in St. Louis Park
  • Women, minority and veteran-owned businesses are particularly encouraged to apply
   
What can the loan funds be used for?
  • Site improvements
  • Purchase of land, building, machinery and equipment
  • Building construction and expansion
  • Leasehold improvements
Loan size
  • $50,000 – $200,000
  • Fixed interest rate
 
Terms
  • Machinery/equipment up to 10 years
  • Land/building acquisition up to 20 years
  • New construction/renovation up to 20 years
Equity
  • 10 percent owner equity required
 
For more information, contact Mike Mulrooney at Central Minnesota Development Company (CMDC) at 763.784.3337.



Small Business Financial Resources

updated: Monday, April 25, 2016

CEE offers low-interest financing for energy improvements for Minnesota businesses and nonprofits for rehabilitation and energy efficiency projects. Financing options include revolving loan pools, interest rate buy-downs, loan deferrals, forgivable loans and grants. CEE's Commercial Energy Efficiency Loan Program provides financing to...


Small Business Programs

updated: Friday, July 22, 2016

BusinessUSA is the U.S. Government's official website for small businesses.  It helps small businesses understand their legal requirements, and located government services supporting the small business community. Business.gov offers tools to help start and run a small business, find grants and loans, access tax information, find required licenses...


Manufacturing

updated: Wednesday, May 25, 2016

The Common Bond Fund Revenue Bond Program (CBF) is a loan fund through Hennepin County for growing manufacturing companies. Most of the major manufacturing projects completed in Minneapolis since 1982 have been financed with tax-exempt or taxable revenue bonds issued through the CBF. Local government agencies issue tax-exempt or taxable revenue...


Small Business Assistance Links

updated: Monday, April 25, 2016

BusinessUSA is the U.S. Government's official website for small businesses.  It helps small businesses understand their legal requirements, and located government services supporting the small business community. Business.gov offers tools to help start and run a small business, find grants and loans, access tax information, find required licenses...


Workforce Resources

updated: Monday, April 25, 2016

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-...


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St. Louis Park City Hall
5005 Minnetonka Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
Phone: 952.924.2500 Email: info@stlouispark.org