Other Programs

CEE Loan Programs

For nonprofit organizations and their landlords statewide. Offers grants up to 25% net project cost for qualifying energy projects.

CEE Loan Offerings

  • Home improvement loans
  • Home energy loans
  • Solar energy loan
  • City-specific loan offerings
  • City of Minneapolis residential loan programs
  • Commercial energy programs

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Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)

Program Areas

  • Affordable housing
  • Childcare and early learning
  • Creative placemaking
  • Economic development
  • Education
  • Financial stability
  • Health
  • Safety and justice
  • Small businesses
  • Sports and recreation

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U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA)

EDA Program Focus Areas

  • Recomplete Pilot Program
  • Tech Hubs
  • American Rescue Plan
  • Disaster Recovery
  • STEM Talent Challenge
  • Build to Scale for Start-ups

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Other USDA Programs

Selection of Funding Programs

  • Community Connect Broadband Grants
  • Socially-Disadvantaged Groups Grant
  • Value-Added Producer Grants
  • Rural Innovation Stronger Economy (RISE) Grants
  • Agriculture Innovation Center Program
  • Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program (ethanol and biofuels)
  • Revolving Funds for Financing Water and Wastewater Projects
  • Rural Decentralized Water Systems Grant Program
  • Rural Cooperative Development Grant Program
  • Meat and Poultry Processing Expansion Program
  • Rural Energy for America Energy Development Assistance Grants
  • Business & Industry Loan Guarantees
  • Community Facilities Direct Loan & Grant Program
  • Distributed Generation Energy Project Financing
  • Electric Infrastructure Loan & Loan Guarantee Program
  • Emergency Community Water Assistance Grants
  • Energy Efficiency and Conservation Loan Program
  • The Energy Resource Conservation (ERC) Program
  • Grants for Rural and Native Alaskan Villages
  • Multifamily Housing Loan Guarantees
  • Rural Business Development Grants
  • Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program


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Category: Assistance Programs

Electric forklifts offer lower operating and maintenance costs than propane or diesel lifts and offer several health and safety benefits. Companies that convert from internal combustion (IC) to electric forklifts reduce operating costs in three ways: Fuel – 40 cents of electricity...
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Our Electric Vehicle Charging program is available to all makes of Level 2 electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE). Both purchased and leased equipment (minimum term 5 years) is eligible for rebates. Direct current fast charging (DCFC) does not qualify for this incentive. Qualifying charging equipment...
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The Energy & Design Assistance (EDA) program is for new construction or major renovation projects targeting 5,000 square feet or larger. EDA is a comprehensive approach to energy savings modeling above and beyond code requirements. A third-party engineering firm models energy savings based on specked...
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Our economic development team is committed to working with member-owner cooperatives to attract new commercial and industrial projects, while connecting them with resources to help existing businesses grow. From providing loans to helping plan and manage a business’ energy needs, we have the experience needed...
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The Wellspring program provides commercial, industrial and agricultural (CI&A) members with an easy, affordable and meaningful way to support renewable energy efforts. End-use members are able to offset conventional energy use and support renewable energy development. The electricity generated by the renewable resources is...
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MN Job Creation Fund The Job Creation Fund provides financial incentives to new and expanding businesses that meet certain job creation and capital investment targets. Companies deemed eligible to participate may receive up to $1 million for creating or retaining high-paying jobs...
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Purpose To promote rural economic development and job creation projects. Applicant Eligibility Rural Utility Service (RUS) Electric and Telephone utility borrowers only. Financially sound organization. Current on all Federal debts. Use of Loan Funds Business...
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