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
Minnesota's Angel Tax Credit provides a 25-percent credit to investors or investment funds that make equity investments in startup companies focused on high technology, new proprietary technology, or a ne...
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The Duluth 1200 Fund provides incentive loans for business expansions and relocations within the City of Duluth, which will create new jobs. Loans will be made to eligible businesses t...
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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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The Department of Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation is a State of Minnesota economic development agency that reinvests local taconite production taxes back into northeastern Minnesota businesses and communities i...
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The Minnesota Investment Fund provides financing to help add new workers and retain high-quality jobs on a statewide basis. The focus is on industrial, manufacturing, and technology-related industries to increase th...
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The Minnesota Job Skills Partnership program focuses on providing training for both new and existing employees of participating businesses throughout the state. Minnesota participating businesses must partner with an accredited Minnesota educationa...
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The Minnesota Small Business Loan Guarantee Program was a temporary program, established in response to the 2020 public health emergency, to help Minnesota lenders provide capital to small businesses i...
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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 eligibl...
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In 1944, Congress created the VA Loan program to help returning war veterans achieve the dream of home ownership. Since then, the Department of Veterans Affairs has helped more than 18 millio...
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