Buying / Selling a Business

The ECRDC maintains a database of business with owners looking to transition out of their businesses, and entrepreneurs looking to purchase a business. We love to play matchmaker. Call us confidentially to let us know your plans and see how […]

Revolving Loan Fund

The ECRDC Revolving Loan Fund can assist with financing for businesses looking to start, expand or relocate to Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs or Pine County. Call us at (320) 679-4065 #34 to discuss your project and see how we […]

Property of the Week

East Central MN Property of the Week: Bar / restaurant / events center in Wahkon. https://www.remaxcommercial.com/ListingDetails/235-Main-N-Street-Wahkon-MN-56386/6108736

Workforce Posters

The MN Dept. of Labor makes the required workplace available for free to download and print: http://www.dli.mn.gov/about-department/workplace-posters?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

SBA EIDL

The deadline to apply for the SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Program is 12/31/21. EIDL is applied for online. For more info and the app: https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/covid-19-relief-options/eidl/covid-19-eidl For help with the app, please call the SBDC: (218) 855-8140

SBA Business Guides

The US Small Business Administration (SBA) publishes a variety of guides for business. Find them online at: https://www.sba.gov/business-guide

Small Business Saturday

Does your business have a plan for Small Business Saturday (November 27th)??? Here are 8 tips from SCORE: https://www.score.org/blog/small-business-saturday-8-tips-small-businesses-increase-exposure-leads-and-sales

Central MN Jobs & Training Services

Is your business looking to hire quality employees? Central MN Jobs & Training Services can help. Contact Rebecca at (612) 247-9319. www.cmjts.org

The Great Resignation

The “Great Resignation” is picking up steam. Here are five things employers must do to attract high quality employees these days. https://www.forbes.com/sites/ashleystahl/2021/09/23/5-things-employers-must-do-to-attract-high-quality-employees-during-the-great-resignation/