Resources & Links

MN DEED Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development has many resources for job seekers and business owners.

Small Business Development Center – South Central Office The Small Business Development Center is a part of the federal Small Business Administration. They provide business consulting services at no charge to area small businesses. Their calendar highlights lots of training opportunities for small businesses.

Small Business Administration Developing small businesses and building a high-performing, 21st century workforce is their focus at the federal level.

Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation One of eight initiative foundations in the State of Minnesota, SMIF works in the areas of economic development and early childhood development. They utilize loans, grants, training, SCORE and a variety of industry-specific programs to support our local business ecosystem.

Region 9 Development Corporation Region 9 strives to promote the development of the region through intergovernmental cooperation, community and human development. They utilize a revolving loan fund and other resources to benefit small businesses.

Local Lending Community The New Ulm area has many opportunities for capital resources to assist with your project.

Secretary of State Business Registration Assistance in naming and registering your business.

New Ulm Economic Development Corporation  A private sector economic development organization to stimulate and support economic development initiatives.  

Brown County Economic Development Partners This organization utilizes a revolving loan fund to assist new and expanding small businesses in the Brown County area.