“We joined SCCA to learn from and work with other successful businesses in the Seward neighborhood.”
SCCA Member: Jim Welna, Welna II Hardware


Neighborhood Organizations

Seward Neighborhood Group
The Seward Neighborhood Group (SNG) is one of the oldest neighborhood organizations in Minneapolis. SNG was established in 1960 to make Seward a better place to live, work, and play and is recognized by the City of Minneapolis as the official citizen participation organization within the boundaries of the Seward neighborhood.

Redesign, Inc
Redesign provides commercial and residential real estate development services to the community, along with assistance to local businesses and support for SCCA and SNG. Redesign is a one-stop-shop for economic development, and can help business owners find space to lease, find funding to expand and hire new workers, and connect with other city and nonprofit resources.

Other Resources

Small Business Tax Information
Keeping good records, knowing the law, and keeping on top of the annual schedule requirements can be overwhelming, especially when you’re just starting out. The IRS wants to make those things easier for you and has lots of resources available on their website. If you have questions, you can also get in touch with us, and we’ll work to connect you to the person who can answer them.

Neighborhood Crime Alerts
Use this link to connect with the 3rd Precinct crime alert services. Become a block leader to receive notification of incidents that occur in your immediate area, or sign up to receive daily or weekly updates.

City of Minneapolis Resources for Businesses

The City of Minneapolis provides a variety of tools to assist Minneapolis businesses with site selection, consulting and workforce development, and supports its business associations and districts.  The Department of Community Planning and Economic Development, or CPED, also offers a wide array of financing programs, ranging from $1,000 to $10 million, for Minneapolis businesses as well as staff assistance in selecting the appropriate program.