ACER supports the small and micro-businesses that are the economic backbone of BIPOC immigrant communities in the Northwestern suburbs. Our work includes connecting businesses to resources, providing free technical assistance and one-to-one business consulting, training for start-ups and new business owners, and distributing micro-grant funding and scholarships.

Current Initiatives

Elevate Business HC

ACER is providing technical assistance for micro-entrepreneurs in partnership with Elevate Business!

Funding for Elevate Business HC is provided by Hennepin County through the Federal CARES Act.

Book Business Appointments:

Book an appointment for Business Consultation or Schedule an appointment for Grant Application Assistance:

Contact: Tatyana at

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