HAP plays an important role in maintaining our community’s progress towards economic prosperity. With direct connections to the community, our Economic Prosperity team can help find culturally specific resources & strategies to support entrepreneurial goals.

Our staff help entrepreneurs bring the business ideas into reality by providing assistance ranging from creating business plans to business expansion. We offer small business loans, microloans, business education and technical assistance, and pre- and post-loan services to low-income immigrant and refugee entrepreneurs in the Twin Cities.

Local Emergency Assistance Farmer Fund (LEAFF)

Local Emergency Assistance Farmer Fund (LEAFF) is a multi-organization collaboration launched to help small-scale famers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn More

Pay it Forward

Get Help, Give Help: We’re doing all we can to support local businesses with Pay It Forward. Learn More