Your Small Business Partner

We are a Women’s Business Center as designated by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). We help women start and grow profitable and sustainable businesses.
We train entrepreneurs, advise businesses, provide loans, and create jobs.

How We Can Help


Whether you’re thinking about starting a business, getting ready to launch a business, or already in business, we offer comprehensive classes and workshops to help you achieve your business goals.


We help women overcome obstacles to accessing credit by offering a variety of loan terms. We provide loans up to $50,000 to qualified new and existing business owners.

Business Support

We have created a collection of publications, websites, and community agencies that can help you start, enhance or grow your business.

Businesses Created or Enhanced
Jobs Created or Retained
Loans Distributed or Facilitated
*Stats are based on the 2016-17 fiscal year

NAWBO - 40 Years of Achievement Gala

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Minnesota chapter of NAWBO. Join them for their "40 Years of Achievement Gala" on Thursday, December 7th at International Market Square from 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm. The event is emceed by Diana Pierce and will feature NAWBO-MN's 2017 Achieve! Award winners, as well as a Founders Panel Discussion.