Success Story: Lake Street Business Rebuilds from 2020 with Help from Minnesota Inclusive Growth Fund
Lined with diverse storefronts and colorful, cultural murals, the Lake Street Corridor in Minneapolis is vibrant and home to many immigrant-owned businesses. Among these business owners are Khadija Ali and Priya Morioka, the founders of Global Language Connections. Their Lake Street business aims to a solve a pressing challenge for other organizations: language barriers. Global […]
North News – Nonprofits Launch Growth Fund for small businesses
In April 2022, North News –a grassroots print and digital community news source in North Minneapolis – featured an article about the Minnesota Inclusive Growth Fund in their print publication. Read the article now.
MinnPost – Minnesota’s opportunity to help under-resourced small businesses rebuild
This MinnPost article about the Minnesota Inclusive Growth Fund is co-authored by representatives from each organization of the Catalyst Coalition, the consortium of nonprofit lenders that collectively launched MIGF. Read the article now.
Bizjournal – Twin Cities nonprofits launch loan program for underbanked businesses
In this Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal article, Anisha Murphy – vice president of community advancement for Community Reinvestment Fund, USA – speaks about the Minnesota Inclusive Growth Fund and how it is designed to help small business owners impacted by the pandemic and civil unrest of 2020. Read the article.
Minnesota Nonprofits Launch Minnesota Inclusive Growth Fund
Small businesses can apply now for loans, access resources to help recovery MINNEAPOLIS – Mar. 3, 2022 – Minnesota small businesses can now apply for low interest financing of up to $200,000 from the Minnesota Inclusive Growth Fund (MIGF). The Fund is designed to increase access to flexible and affordable capital and small business support services for […]