Business Resources

Area Business Resources

The North 65 Chamber of Commerce works to promote and recruit industry and high level jobs to the area by participating in several economic development efforts; Grow Minnesota! The Cambridge Development Alliance, Northern Lights Xpress – Passenger Rail, GPS 45:93-regional economic organization and much more!

Isanti County Tools for Business Success:Your source for business information at any stage: Business formation, business planning, funding and incentives, government regulations, and more! This COMPREHENSIVE resource is FREE – http://isanti.toolsforbusiness.info

Grow Minnesota! – MN Chamber of Commerce
A private business led business retention and expansion program helping to develop business policies with data from approximately 1000 statewide surveys per year. Business resources: https://www.mnchamber.com/grow-minnesota-business-resources

East Central Regional Development Commission 
The Commission’s mission is to provide leadership and direction through creative problem solving. They initiate projects and programs that lead to creative solutions to regional problems, by providing technical assistance and by identifying and developing available resources.

Demographics
Multiple websites provide the most current statistics on area demographics.

US Census

US Census – Isanti County QuickFacts

MnPro

Libraries

East Central Regional Library 

Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development

A current study is available that looks at the Minnesota OEMS – Improving the State’s Supply Chain. Click for article

Minnesota Workforce Center – Cambridge
Minnesota WorkForce Centers (WFCs) provide the tools, resources and services needed for job search, career planning and training needs.

Small Business Development Centers

The North 65 Chamber of Commerce successfully established a local Minnesota Small Business Development Center Satellite office in 2004. Within its first two years the office had provided services to close to 100 business clients in Isanti County and moved to its permanent location at the Cambridge Campus, Anoka Ramsey Community College.