Planning & Assistance

Business planning and assistance is available for companies looking to start-up, grow or relocate to the City of Isanti.  Please visit the links below to find helpful information that will help your business succeed.

Tools for Business Success

Starting and operating a business is not easy. The City of Isanti has worked hard with Isanti County to create a site that has many answers to business questions. This resource is current and serves as a great guide for new and existing businesses. If there are questions you cant find answers to, please be sure to contact City Staff so we can look to answer and update the site to better serve your business.

Financial Assistance Programs

The City of Isanti and and other regional development organizations have many different financial incentive programs aimed to help your business succeed or relocate to the City of Isanti.

Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development

Positively Minnesota is an excellent resource for business planning and assistance. 

Launch Minnesota 

Launch Minnesota is a statewide collaborative effort to accelerate the growth of startups and amplify Minnesota as a national leader in innovation.


The East Central Regional Development Commission's mission is to provide leadership and direction through creative problem solving. We do this by initiating projects and programs that lead to creative solutions to regional problems, by providing technical assistance and by identifying and developing available resources.

North 65 Chamber of Commerce

The North 65 Chamber of Commerce is an excellent resource for Isanti businesses.  The chamber is involved in great business programs including Grow Minnesota Partnership that can provide help and guidance for your business.


The Central Minnesota Chapter of SCORE "Counselors to America's Small Business" is a part of a national non-profit association dedicated to entrprenuer education and the formation, growth and success of the nation's small business. Score provides free and confidential business counseling tailored to meet the needs of your small business and your personal objectives. SCORE also offers workshops, for a modest fee, for both start-up entreprenuers and in-business small business owners.

Small Business Development Center

The mission of the Small Business Development Center is to improve economic growth in Minnesota by providing assistance to small businesses in order to increase the number of new business start-ups, expand existing small businesses, and reduce the number of small business failures. All services are confidential and are low cost or no cost. Information and initial business counseling are free. Minimal fees are charged for seminars, workshops, cash flows, and market research.  Glen Bergman is the Regional Director and he can work with you to get the assistance you are looking for.

Small Business Forms and Publications

A Link to the IRS small business forms and publications is a great place to find the information you need for your small business.