Open to Business program

The Open to Business program provides technical assistance and loans to prospective or current entrepreneurs and small business owners to help them succeed. Advisors in the Open to Business program provide free one-on-one counseling to assist withOpen to Business logo.

  • Business plan development
  • Feasibility analysis
  • Marketing
  • Cash flow and financial projection development
  • Operational analysis
  • Licensing and regulatory assistance
  • Loan packaging and financing
  • Obtaining legal advice

For those seeking funding, the Open to Business program also offers loans through the Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers (MCCD).

A representative from the Open to Business program is available on the second Tuesday of each month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the mayor's conference room at the Maple Grove Government Center, 12800 Arbor Lakes Parkway. Please call the Open to Business Contact in advance. Due to COVID-19, all consultations are now being conducted virtually until further notice.

This program is provided by the MCCD and funded jointly by Hennepin County and the City of Maple Grove.