There are many local organizations you can partner with whose missions align with your goal: developing or running a business in Northfield or the surrounding area. Visit our partners' websites to learn more about their offerings.
We are happy to connect you with partners, so let us know how we can assist you.
Creates, promotes, and enhances a healthy business environment for the Northfield area. Resources include detailed demographics, current land availability, analysis of local business climate, referrals to assisting agencies and governmental bodies, marketing opportunities for members, workshops, and community promotional materials.
Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers (MCCD)
Twin Cities-based nonprofit Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers (MCCD) provides no-cost, one-on-one business support for entrepreneurs and small business owners in Northfield through its Open To Business program. This includes, but is not limited to:
Works in partnership with Rice County communities to foster an environment that welcomes economic development as a means to expand the tax base and create quality jobs, benefiting the county as a whole.
Invests in the region’s future growth through grants, loans, technical expertise, and partnerships that foster community assets via workforce readiness and entrepreneurial activity, especially in areas of biomedical, bioagriculture, and alternative energy.