For Local Government

Building Communities

Putting It All Together

Cities large and small all over Minnesota are in the better position to flourish and grow thanks to the strong combination of community and business development assistance that we offer. 

Check out our financial assistance programs. 

Become Shovel Ready Certified

Get the Scoop on Shovel-Ready

Give your community a serious competitive advantage in attracting business start-ups, expansions and relocations. And give site selectors something they'll really dig.

Learn more about  Shovel Ready certification.

Redevelop Revitalize

Magnificent Makeovers

When aging communities need a little face-lift, we can help with programs to remove blight, cleanup contaminated sites, rehab housing, and prepare for redevelopment.

Learn more about  redevelopment programs.

A Solid Foundation for Growth

Working hand-in-hand with cities, counties and other units of local government, we provide financial resources and expertise to help communities stay vital, grow, and attract new business, industry and jobs.

Financial Assistance

Loan and grant programs for local units of government. Business development. Community development. Infrastructure projects. Site cleanup and redevelopment. Transit funding. 

Shovel-Ready Site Certification

Shovel-Ready sites grab the attention of companies and site selectors and give your community a business-development edge. Show 'em you're serious with shovel ready sites. 

Public Facilities Authority

Provides financing programs and expertise to help communities build public infrastructure that preserves the environment, protects public health, and promotes economic growth. 

Business Subsidy Reporting

Forms and criteria. Annual and program reports. Everything local governments and companies need to file mandatory yearly reports on the status of business subsidy agreements.