Helping You Grow

APEX connects business owners with incentive programs that are appropriate to their company and project. Several of Minnesota's most competitive grant and loan programs are provided below:

Incentives Directory



Angel Tax Credit provides incentives to investors or investment funds that put money into startup and emerging companies focused on high technology or new proprietary technology.
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Duluth 1200 Fund provides incentive loans of up to $500,000 for business expansions and relocations which will create jobs in the City of Duluth.
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Indian Business Loan Program supports the development of Indian-owned and operated businesses and promotes economic opportunities for Native American people throughout Minnesota.
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Iron Range Resources is a unique State of Minnesota economic development agency providing a variety of business financing packages for business development, expansion or relocation in northeastern Minnesota.
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Minnesota Community Capital Fund (MCCF), a non-profit corporation,is a bank participation loan fund that allows member-investors to leverage underutilized Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) capital on behalf of Greater Minnesota communities...
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Minnesota Investment Fund (MIF) provides grants of up to $500,000 to help add new workers and retain high-quality jobs in Minnesota. The focus is on industrial, manufacturing and technology-related industries...
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Minnesota Job Skills Partnership provides grants of up to $400,000 to educational institutions that partner with businesses in northeast Minnesota to develop new job training programs, or for the retraining...
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Northland Foundation is a non-profit dedicated to addressing economic, social and human needs in the seven counties of northeast Minnesota, providing project financing at a below-market interest rate for eligible...
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Small Business Development Loan Program provides loans for business expansions that result in the creation of new jobs in Minnesota. Small business loans of up to $5 million are made...
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