The City of Northfield EDA
partners with several private entities to help businesses find
consulting services, energy conservation, loan products, and more. Our
staff are here to walk you through the options and connect you with
these resources, as well as other financing opportunities.
U.S. Small Business Administration
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is committed to helping
small businesses succeed. They provide assistance with starting and
managing a business, business consulting, and loan and grant assistance.
Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation
Minnesota Initiative Foundation invests in the region’s future growth
through grants, loans, technical expertise, and partnerships that foster
community assets via workforce readiness and entrepreneurial activity,
especially in areas of biomedical, bioagriculture, and alternative
energy. Learn more
USDA Rural Development USDA Rural Development promotes economic development by supporting loans to businesses through banks, credit unions, and community-managed lending pools. They offer technical assistance and information to help agricultural producers and cooperatives get started and improve the effectiveness of their operations. Learn more