Small Business Development

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Small Business Development

Business Technical Assistance

AEDA provides counseling and training to new and existing business owners to start and improve their businesses. AEDA train in several Asian languages so that businesses can learn in the language they are most comfortable with. Click here to learn more how we can help you and your business.

Storefront Improvement

AEDA provides grants and loans for storefront improvement to properties and businesses in the Little Mekong District. Click here to learn more about the Little Mekong Storefront Improvement Program.


Do you need a loan for your business? AEDA provides small loans to qualified small businesses that can’t get a loan anywhere else. Call us for more information about our loans: 651-###-###

Financial Education & Credit


Many people face difficult and often desperate financial circumstances due to having no credit history. We provide tools and training to help build credit and learn how to manage money, build credit matters and why money matters. To learn more click here:

Advocacy and Policy

AEDA advocates to build leaders, advance policies, and create resources that ensure the inclusion of low-income Asian Minnesotans in economic opportunities. Our goals include achieving racial equity, namely that racial disparities are erased and everyone can live a fair and just life.

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Fruit Vendor At The Mekong Market.

Little Mekong Street Market

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