K.C. Kye, owner of K-Mama Sauce

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Main Street Economic Revitalization Grants


Main Street Economic Revitalization Grants support business recovery and economic development along the Minneapolis commercial corridors worst hit by the combined impact of COVID-19 and the destruction following the murder of George Floyd. $18 million will be distributed to projects in these corridors: Lake Street, the area around 38th Street and Chicago Avenue, and North Minneapolis' West Broadway Avenue.

DEED has funded grants throughout the state. Funds available to Hennepin County cities include: 
Chinese Chamber, Minneapolis Foundation

Loan Amount: Grants up to $750,000; Guaranteed loans up to $2M

Community served: Minnesota


  • Hennepin County
  • Minnesota
  • Government Resources
  • Lending Resources
  • Loans, grants, access to capital
  • Disadvantaged businesses
  • Early growth businesses (1-9 employees)
  • Second stage businesses (10+ employees)

Why is this service free?

To make it easier for businesses to find the right resources in one place, Elevate HennepinSM lists free resources funded by trusted partners, including The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, the City of Minneapolis, and other Hennepin County cities and partners.

Languages spoken

  • English