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Economic & Workforce Development

Economic & Workforce Development
 

Downtown Shakopee

The Downtown Shakopee program is an accredited Main Street Program through the Shakopee Chamber & Visitors Bureau. We are a collaborative, community-wide effort to revitalize our downtown district by creating enhanced commerce, improved connections, vibrant gathering places, and economic stability.

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Discover Shakopee

Discover Shakopee is dedicated to increasing economic impact for our partners and stakeholders through tourism marketing. We actively promote our destination to leisure travelers, amateur sports, group tour, meetings & events. We strive to create long-lasting community & city partnerships to help in promotion of our area as a premier travel destination.

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City of Shakopee Economic Development

The City of Shakopee is located southwest of Minneapolis and is home to many businesses. These companies range in size from the headquarters for world-wide corporations to numerous locally-owned businesses. These companies provide the foundation for Shakopee and ensure the city continues its distinguished position of being one of the top business locations within the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

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Shakopee Job Board

Local businesses are hiring and ready to help you make a career move.

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Make it Shakopee

Whether you are a startup entrepreneur, a growing business or a business looking for a change, we are here to help.  Drop us a line, shoot us an email, fill out the form above, or pick up the phone, and we will get back to you quickly!

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Scott County Economic Development

Scott County provides assistance to businesses and municipalities through a variety of programs designed to support businesses, promote economic development, create and retain jobs, and cultivate entrepreneurs.

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Scott County Community Development Agency

Scott County Community Development Agency is a local government entity that supports flourishing communities throughout the county. For over 45 years, we’ve supported low to moderate income families build self-sufficiency, advanced opportunities for economic development, and developed options for affordable housing. We believe that when people have access to a good salary and a safe home, everyone wins.

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Grow Minnesota! Partnership

Founded by the Minnesota Chamber in 2002, the Grow Minnesota! Partnership leads premier private-sector statewide business retention, business assistance, and business expansion programs in Minnesota. The program operates year-round in partnership with close to 70 local chambers and economic development organizations statewide.

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Grow Minnesota!’s Guide to Business Funding

Access to external capital is vital for the growth and development of businesses and the economy in Minnesota. It provides the necessary financial resources to innovate, expand operations, create jobs and drive economic growth beyond what internal resources alone can achieve.

However, navigating the complex landscape of business funding can be daunting, whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur with a groundbreaking idea, a small business owner looking to expand or a seasoned company seeking to finance your next growth phase.

Grow Minnesota!’s Guide to Business Funding aims to simplify the process by providing guidance on how to access different financial solutions in Minnesota, insights on when to access them and where to find support through the process.

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Minnesota Chamber Business Assistance

The Minnesota Chamber works for Minnesota businesses by looking after the big-picture issues affecting us all, and connecting individual members with the people, resources, and solutions they need to grow.

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Dakota-Scott Workforce Development Board

The Dakota-Scott Workforce Development Board provides guidance for and exercises oversight with respect to activities for the Job Training Programs in Dakota and Scott counties.

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Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development Financing Programs

DEED business financing programs help companies and communities retain existing jobs and create new high-quality jobs. Not all businesses are eligible. Qualifying companies must meet specific job creation and wage goals.

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DEED’s Small Business Hub

Your on-stop-shop for everything you need to know about DEED’s resources for small businesses.

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SCORE

Their mission is to foster a vibrant small business community through mentoring, learning and business development resources to the Twin Cities Metro and Western Wisconsin areas. Their vision is to assure that every person has the support they need to thrive as a small business owner.

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Career Force

CareerForce is a resource for job seekers and employers in Minnesota. Learn how to write a resume, interview and search for jobs, or hire employees.

Veteran Employment Resources

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