Grants Topics

Business and Government

Department of Employment and Economic Development - Contamination Cleanup and Investigation Grant Program
Employment and Economic Development, Department of  
This program provides funding for investigation and cleanup of contaminated sites for private or public redevelopment. Cities, port authorities, housing and redevelopment authorities, economic development authorities, or counties are eligible. Both publicly- and privately-owned sites with known or suspected soil or groundwater contamination qualify for this program.

Department of Employment and Economic Development - Gtr. MN Business Development Public Infrastructure Grant Program
Employment and Economic Development, Department of  
This grant program provides funding in Greater Minnesota to build infrastructure improvements that use Minnesota biomass energy products to conserve energy and reduce reliance on electricity, oil and natural gas.The program also provides funding to stimulate economic development by assisting local units of government to provide infrastructure required in the creation or retention of high quality jobs with a focus on industrial, manufacturing and technology related industries and to keep or enhance jobs in a specific location while increasing a city's tax base.

Department of Employment and Economic Development - Minnesota Investment Fund
Employment and Economic Development, Department of  
The Minnesota Investment Fund provides grants to help add new workers and retain high-quality jobs on a statewide basis. The focus is on industrial, manufacturing, and technology-related industries. Grants are awarded to local units of government who provide loans to assist expanding businesses. Cities, counties, townships and recognized Indian tribal governments are eligible for this fund.

Department of Employment and Economic Development - Redevelopment Grant Program
Employment and Economic Development, Department of  
The Redevelopment Grant Program offers grants to assist development authorities with costs for redeveloping blighted industrial, residential, or commercial sites where a past use and the need to recycle the land for a more-productive use exist. Eligible applicants are development authorities including cities, counties, port authorities, housing and redevelopment authorities, and economic development authorities.

Department of Employment and Economic Development - Special Incumbent Worker Training Grant Program
Employment and Economic Development, Department of  
The Special Incumbent Worker Training Program, which is a Minnesota Job Skills Partnership (MJSP) Program, is intended to expand opportunities for businesses and workers to gain new skills that are in demand in the Minnesota economy.Special Incumbent Worker Training Program grants-in-aid may be awarded to state or local government units (including state universities and MnSCU institutions), non-profit organizations, community action agencies, business organizations or associations, or labor organizations.


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