MN DEED

Today (October 1) not only marks the beginning of a new month but also the beginning of MN DEED’s (Department of Employment and Economic Development) Manufacturing Week. Read More
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) released employment statistics for August today. Overall, Minnesota added 7,300 jobs last month, and the unemployment rate is holding steady at 4% (compared to 5.1% nationally).
Industries that saw job growth include:
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Until October 1, the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)'s Angel Tax Credit program is offering a financial boost to women- or minority-owned, or Greater Minnesota-based businesses. More than $1 million in tax credits have already been awarded, and DEED still has $3.7 million in Angel Tax credits remaining. Read More


Grants from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) will soon provide funding for programs that focus on youth who are economically disadvantaged, at-risk, homeless, disabled, and minorities in Minnesota. Read More
Minnesota’s business service firms are indicating stable or improved conditions in the Minnesota economy, shown by the results of a random sample survey this past spring. Read More
Small businesses in Minnesota are receiving a funding boost designed to increase export activity and help them enter global markets. Read More
The Minnesota Department of Economic Development (DEED) was recently awarded $5.75 Million grant to help fund job training in high-growth sectors such as advanced manufacturing, agriculture, health care, information technology and transportation. The grant was given by the U.S. Department of Labor. Read More
November was a good month for job seekers. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development reports that the unemployment rate dropped to 3.7 percent. That’s roughly 2 percent lower than the national average, which was a seasonally adjusted 5.8 percent last month. Read More
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) is being honored by the Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA) with the 2014 CDFA Excellence in Access to Capital Finance Award. Read More