Financial Assistance for Businesses

Do you have business-related financial questions in the wake of COVID-19? We’ve put together this collection of emergency aid information and other resources available in North Dakota.

Guide to the CARES Act 

The Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Department of Treasury have begun releasing the information that will guide the programs created through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Grand Forks SCORE

Provides expert mentoring and education to thousands of startup and existing businesses

North Dakota Procurement Technical Assistance Center

A resource for assisting North Dakota businesses in obtaining federal, state, and local government contracts

North Dakota Small Business Development Centers (UND)

The North Dakota Small Business Development Centers help North Dakotans to start, manage, and grow their businesses.

North Dakota Women’s Business Center

North Dakota Women’s Business Center advises, trains, and launches woman-leaders

US Commercial Service, North Dakota Office (Fargo)

Assistance related to global export businesses

US Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization

Enables veterans to gain access to economic opportunity by leveraging the federal procurement system and expanding participation of procurement-ready small businesses

US Small Business Administration, North Dakota District Office

An independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist, and protect the interests of small business concerns

US Small Business Administration, Regional Office (Denver)

Serving Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming

Veterans Business Outreach Center of the Dakotas

A one-stop-shop for service members, veterans, and military spouses looking to start, purchase, or grow a business