We understand that your business and employees may feel the effects of the mandated closures of particular industries due to COVID-19. Whether you have a loan through Carlton County’s Economic Development Department or not, we are here to assist you. Please reach out to us to discuss your needs and options:
Brenda Nyberg, Loan & Grant Administrator
218-384-9564 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Mary Finnegan, Economic Development Director
218-384-9597 / email@example.com
MN’s Department of Employment & Economic Development (DEED): Business Assistance offered by DEED
Paycheck Protection Program offered by SBA: eligible applicants include some non-profits, Veterans organizations, Tribal concerns, sole proprietorships, self-employed individuals, and independent contractors described in the Small Business Act – with 500 or fewer employees
Daycare Providers: Northland Foundation has Emergency Grants for Licensed Childcare Providers
Out of work due to the COVID-19 pandemic? Apply for Unemployment Insurance online to make the process as smooth as possible during this unprecedented situation.
Minnesota’s small businesses can now apply to the Small Business Administration for their Economic Injury Disaster Loan: SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan
For businesses that don’t qualify for other federal, state, or local relief programs, see Entrepreneur Fund’s Small Business Relief Fund information.
Local bars/restaurants closed for dining but still offering "to go" food orders: Northland To Go