Initiative Foundation

The Initiative Foundation can help finance your business in East Central MN. To get things started, please call Dan Bullert at (320) 631-2013.    

Business Tips

Want to find out if a job candidate has a can-do attitude? Try these 10 questions.

Small Business Development Center

The MN Small Business Development Center can help free of charge with business plans, securing business financing and more. Call them at (218) 855-8140 to get things started.


The ECRDC Revolving Loan Fund can assist new, expanding or relocating businesses in Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs & Pine Counties. Call us at (320) 679-4065 #43 to get started!

Property of the Week

East Central MN Property of the Week: Airport in Hinckley with 2751′ runway on 61.84 acres.

Problem Employees

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1 Million Cups

  Join 1 Million Cups on Wednesdays at 9am to meet with other business professionals and entrepreneurs! They meet online, via Zoom, and you can grab the link off their website:  


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Free At-Home COVID Test Kits

The State of MN is offering free at-home COVID test kits. You can order two two-packs of tests per household / address online at: