Agency and Program Fact Sheets

Here we feature fact sheets outlining key services offered by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.

About DEED
A high-level overview of the agency and its activities.

Assistance for Minnesota Businesses
The finance, export, workforce, site selection and business consultation services available to businesses.

Angel Tax Credit
An overview of Minnesota's Angel Tax Credit for those who invest in startup businesses focused on high technology or new proprietary technology.

Data Center Incentives Fact Sheet
An overview of the tax incentives available for companies that invest $50 million to build data or network operation centers of at least 30,000 square feet.

Disaster Recovery Fact Sheet
A two-page summary of the assistance DEED offers to individuals, businesses and communities recovering from natural disasters.

Dislocated Worker Program
The services available for workers who have been laid-off through no fault of their own. Presented in 18 languages, including Hmong, Somali, Spanish and more.

Minnesota Business First Stop
A service to streamline the development process for complex business expansions and relocations that involve financing, licensing, permitting or assistance from multiple state agencies.

Minnesota Economic Development Toolbox
Learn about all the business and community development programs, services and expertise available to help Minnesota companies start strong and stay strong, and to help Minnesota communities grow and prosper.

Shovel-Ready Certified Sites
This series of fact sheets highlights DEED's work to help communities become more growth friendly by certifying that the most time-consuming aspects of developing commercial and industrial sites are already complete. Download Shovel-Ready fact sheets for the following communities: