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New Hope Becomes Elevate Hennepin Partner City

New Hope Becomes Elevate Hennepin Partner City
Posted on 05/18/2023

The City of New Hope is excited to announce its partnership with Hennepin County’s Elevate Hennepin Program.

New Hope City Council approved a two-year contract with the program at its May 8 meeting. The city will contribute $5,000 toward program costs annually as part of the contract. The contract terms include opting out after one year if the city desires.

Elevate Hennepin, an initiative from Hennepin County, is designed to support businesses of all sizes to grow, create jobs and evolve. Through the program, businesses located in or operating in Hennepin County can access no-cost advising, find business events, and identify local, state and federal business-support resources.

Businesses can get up to 25 hours of insight, technical assistance, or consulting from each advisor. Nearly 40 advisors have expertise in all manner of business topics, including:

  • Accounting and bookkeeping
  • Finance
  • Legal
  • Marketing
  • Social media
  • Web development
  • Human resources
  • Strategic planning
  • Loan and grant consulting

Learn more at or by contacting [email protected].

About Elevate Hennepin
The program was designed to support Hennepin County businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic and civil unrest. Since then, it has evolved into an innovative model to encourage growth and an integral part of the county’s economic development engine. So far, more than 1,600 businesses in Hennepin County have utilized Elevate Hennepin for no-cost consulting provided by Hennepin County and to identify other business resources and events to enhance their business.

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