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

Whether you’re just getting started or are ready to take your established business to a new level, find the right resources for your next step.

SBA 7 (a) Loan


The Small Business Administration’s most common loan program, which includes financial help for businesses with special requirements.

Loan/Grant Amount: Up to $5m


  • Hennepin County
  • Minnesota
  • Lending Resources
  • Government Resources
  • Loans, grants, access to capital
  • Disadvantaged businesses
  • Startup businesses (0 employees)
  • 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