Open To Business Program

Looking for a trusted advisor for your business? Maybe you’ve wanted to secure financing to start or expand your business? If so, a new program offered by Anoka County may be just what you’re looking for. Thanks to a partnership between Anoka County and the Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers (MCCD), business owners or those looking to start a business can access a new program called Open to Business.

Open to Business is a free, confidential, and non-profit program to assist entrepreneurs with the Creation, Growth, and Success of their business. We provide assistance in many areas, including:

  • Business/marketing plans and projections
  • Bookkeeping and accounting, including set-up and training
  • Financial and cash flow management
  • Funding and loan packaging
  • Commercial real estate purchasing and leasing analysis
  • Improve profitability
  • Staffing, including recruitment, retention, engagement, and culture
  • Succession and strategic planning
  • Professional referrals and additional support

We want to help you succeed! To learn more about a personalized plan for your business, please contact or see for more information.