COVID-19 Business Assistance Loan Program

The City of Isle Economic Development Association/EDA exists to be a catalyst for economic growth of the greater Isle  area.  The EDA provides both technical assistance and financial assistance to businesses located in the City of Isle.

The safety measures implemented to protect people during the health emergency (pandemic) have potential to significantly affect small businesses.  The City Council and its Business Development/EDA has decided it is in the best interest of businesses and the overall economy of the area to create an emergency assistance fund for businesses that have been forced to close or significantly reduce their operations. Please refer to the following documents for eligibility, etc.


Mille Lacs County COVID-19 Economic Relief Grant Program

The purpose of the Mille Lacs County COVID-19 Economic Relief Grant is to provide temporary working capital support to local small businesses and individuals adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic including any business interruption caused by a required closure. Funding for the program comes from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.


East Central Regional Development Commission Programs

COVID-19 Relief funds to grant to local businesses. $10,000 – $100,000 per application, flexible terms and rates as low as 0%. Contact us at 320-679-4065.