Resources for small businesses impacted by COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic and civil unrest have impacted local businesses and economic recovery is a priority. Hennepin County is providing resources to help rebuild, reestablish, and reignite businesses.
On this page:
- Elevate Business HC
- Business 4 Business MSP
- Business district COVID-19 toolkit
- Business consulting available through Open to Business
- Other state and local agency resources
Hennepin County in partnership with the Mpls Regional Chamber, is pleased to announce Elevate Business HC, a new public/private initiative offering pro bono services to businesses located in Hennepin County. The COVID-19 pandemic and civil unrest have impacted local businesses and economic recovery is a priority. The goal of the program is to provide resources to help re-build, re-establish and re-ignite business.
Visit www.elevatebusinesshc.com, to learn more and register your business.
Business 4 Business MSP is a broad coalition of public and private partners in the Twin Cities committed to building a local support network to help small businesses survive and recover from COVID-19 and other challenges facing our small business community.
To help businesses and communities navigate changing landscapes and challenges, Hennepin County is working with partners to collect and share best practices for business districts.
This toolkit has been updated as of June 19 with the latest information and resources.
To access one on one assistance from trained small business consultants free of charge, contact Open to Business. Open to Business is an approved lender for the State of Minnesota Small Business Emergency Loan Program.
City of Minneapolis business contact: email@example.com, 612-789-7337
- MN DEED
Guide for Minnesota Small Businesses Who Need Help
Up-to-date COVID-19 Information for Businesses and Workers
- Small Business Administration
Paycheck Protection Program
Coronavirus relief options
PPP Lender Lookup Map
Shuttered Venue Operators Grant webinar
- MN Department of Revenue
Minnesota Sales and Use Tax Information including delaying payments
- MN Department of Labor and Industry
Labor and Industry information about license exams and workers compensation
- City of Minneapolis businesses
Information and resources for businesses in the City of Minneapolis
Small Business Grant Program, Minneapolis Downtown Council
Additional county COVID-19 resources can be found at hennepin.us/covid-19.