Our business financing programs help companies and communities retain existing jobs and create new high-quality jobs. Not all businesses are eligible. Qualifying companies must meet specific job creation and wage goals.
The Minnesota Investment Fund provides financing to help companies expand, add workers and retain high-quality jobs.
Provides up to $1 million after specified job creation and capital investment goals are achieved.
Minnesota's Angel Loan Fund Program (ALF) provides an additional funding option for businesses certified to participate in Minnesota's Angel Tax Credit Program.
Store goods, assemble products, manufacture or re-export goods without paying Customs duties.
Helps grow minority-owned businesses and creates jobs in economically distressed areas of the state.
Supports Indian-owned businesses and promotes economic opportunities for Indian people statewide.
Provides small non-dilutive loans to early stage businesses developing or producing high-tech products or services in Minnesota.
For companies with employees called to active duty and veterans returning from active duty.
Provides financing to help certain tourism-related businesses replace failed septic systems.
Provides loans to or makes equity investments in innovative mineral processing facilities.
Helps small businesses bring innovative new products and services to market.
Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs.
An interactive map showing awards for six major DEED business financing programs.
Flood-recovery funds are awarded to local units of government, which make loans to individual businesses.