Available Assistance


Get Help Building Your Business

There are a number of local, regional, and national resources available to assist you in building your business in the Northfield area. We encourage you to leverage these organizations for support and would be happy to help facilitate conversations when appropriate. And if you haven’t learned of them already, be sure to take a look at additional support resources available locally.

Local Partners
Service Corp of Retired Executives (SCORE – Minnesota Chapter)
A nonprofit dedicated to entrepreneur education and the formation, growth, and success of small business nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Learn more
U.S. Small Business Administration
(SBA – Minnesota Office)

An independent agency of the federal government that aids, counsels, assists, and protects the interests of small business concerns to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation. Learn more
Minnesota Secretary of State
Providing key information about industry and steps to take when starting a business or nonprofit, the Secretary of State site also serves as a jumping off point to multiple state departments. Learn more
United States Government Gateway for Businesses
A single access point to government services and information to help the nation’s businesses with their operations. Learn more
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Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)
Business tools and resources abound on the state’s principal economic development agency site. Learn about Minnesota’s business climate, workforce, and more. Learn more
City of Northfield Engineering Division
Planning for Northfield’s growth as well as designing and managing construction work, the City’s engineering division provides leadership in the operation and maintenance of Northfield’s infrastructure. Learn more