Turn Your Vision Into A Profitable Business
Get help with understanding financial documents, zoning and permitting, local and state regulations and more, and how to secure funding for the start up business. Elevate is here for you!
Elevate provides business education and coaching specifically tailored to underserved minority entrepreneurs, with the guiding objective of creating economic opportunity for all businesses or residents of Kandiyohi County, MN. The program offers hands-on training in business planning and management. Elevate allows new or growing businesses to engage with established community members and leaders and build a network of support and accountability.
Join the Community Business Academy
Take the Classes
Join the Elevate classes to match your needs and goals.
Meet the Mentors
Meet the mentors who will support you on your business journey.
Put your new skills to work!
Start using your new skills and elevated ability to manage a successful business!
Experience the impact of our work, through the stories of our entrepreneurs.
"Before I learned how to run a business I was constantly struggling to make ends meet. Now, I’m an entrepreneur and mentor in the community where I grew up, and I’m in control of my destiny." -Geoffrey Allen