Open to Business

To support entrepreneurs and small businesses in growing their enterprise, creating jobs, and contributing to the economic vitality of the region.

Who is eligible? 

Entrepreneurs can access technical assistance free of charge through Open to Business. Suburban cities can apply to Hennepin County to provide Open to Business programming for their community. 

How does it work? 

Hennepin County provides funding to cities who contract directly with the Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers (MCCD) to provide business assistance. 

Hands-on help for small businesses and entrepreneurs 

Technical and financial assistance including business plan development, feasibility studies, marketing, loan request preparation, finance projections and more

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