Northland Foundation announces Canadian Border Counties Economic Relief Program

Grants up to $50,000 are offered to businesses in counties bordering Canada that lost 10% or more in revenues between 2019 and 2021 due to border and BWCAW closures Northern MN - Grants up to $50,000 each are being made available to businesses located in counties bordering Canada. For-profit businesses that lost 10% or more [...]

2023-12-29T10:43:03-06:00December 5th, 2023|Grants, Local & Regional News|

City of Ely Commercial Development Corridor Program (forgivable loan)

The EEDA Development Corridor Program (DCP) provides a loan and forgivable loan/grant for up to a $75,000 project to qualified and approved applicants to be used for substantial physical improvements to Ely businesses to expand employment and increase tax base. These improvements must provide for the expansion of an existing or new business to provide [...]

2023-11-02T16:12:30-05:00October 30th, 2023|Commercial, Grants, Local & Regional News|

Main Street Grant Application – Now Open!

Main Street Revitalization Grant Thank you for your interest in the DEED Main Street Revitalization Program administered by Northland Foundation! In May 2022, the Northland Foundation was awarded a Main Street Economic Revitalization grant of $3 million from the Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development (DEED) to serve three main street corridors: Tower/Ely, International [...]

2023-11-02T16:12:37-05:00September 27th, 2022|Grants, Local & Regional News|

Downtown Building Rehabilitation

The Downtown Building Rehabilitation Program (DBR) is designed to help aid in financing code-compliant construction and remodeling projects on main streets in downtowns. The DBR Program will support and provide 1/3 of the project cost up to $50,000 in eligible expenses. Up to 10% of awarded grant funding may be utilized for professional services [...]

2023-11-02T16:12:51-05:00May 27th, 2022|Commercial, Grants, Local & Regional News|

Business Energy Retrofit Program (BER)

Does your business need energy-efficient repairs or upgrades? Would you like to save $$$ on utility bills? Is your business within the Taconite Assistance Area (TAA)? The Business Energy Retrofit may be right for you! The Business Energy Retrofit Program (BER) is designed to aid in financing the energy retrofit project. The BER program will [...]

2023-11-02T16:12:59-05:00May 27th, 2022|Commercial, Grants, Local & Regional News|

Child Care Facility Revitalization Grants

New Grant Opportunity! - First Round Application Opens on March 29, 2022 Child Care Facility Revitalization Grants The new Child Care Facility Revitalization Grants program opens March 29, 2022, with federal funding from the American Rescue Plan Act. This is a new grant program to address child care facility needs and is a key element [...]

2023-11-02T16:13:05-05:00March 21st, 2022|Grants, Local & Regional News|

Minnesota Main Street COVID Relief Grants

Minnesota Main Street COVID Relief Grants to begin accepting applications Sept. 20 The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) will begin accepting applications for the Main Street COVID Relief Grants Program on Sept. 20. This program was approved by the Minnesota State Legislature and signed by Gov. Tim Walz on June 30, 2021. [...]

2023-11-02T16:13:13-05:00September 8th, 2021|Grants, Local & Regional News, Residential|

Small Business Relief Grants

St. Louis County has received $3.8 million from the State of Minnesota to provide economic relief to eligible businesses and nonprofits adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The application period will be open January 19-February 3. Click here for application guidelines, details on a virtual information session and more. CARES Act funds St. Louis County [...]

2023-11-02T16:13:44-05:00January 15th, 2021|Grants, Local & Regional News|

St. Louis County finalizing details for next phase of COVID relief grants for small businesses

St. Louis County is preparing to launch a third round of COVID relief assistance for small businesses and eligible non-profits hurt by the pandemic. The application period is expected to begin in mid-January for Phase 3 of St. Louis County Small Business Relief Grants. This latest round of grants will use funds provided by the [...]

2023-11-02T16:13:50-05:00December 31st, 2020|Commercial, Grants, Local & Regional News|
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