Business Organizations

Greater Fargo Moorhead Economic Development Corporations

Greater Fargo Moorhead Economic Development Corporation

The GFMEDC has been working to build a Greater Fargo Moorhead by developing the workforce, retaining and expanding existing businesses and industries as well as attracting new businesses and industries.

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The Chamber

The Chamber

The Chamber is committed to helping you and your business succeed by providing community residents and business owners the tools and information they need to maintain a successful business.

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Moorhead Business Association

Moorhead Business Association

The MBA promotes growth of Moorhead businesses through advocacy, networking and information. They are focused on enhancing current businesses by creating a community atmosphere, which helps encourage new businesses.

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Home Builders Association

Home Builders Association of FM

The HBA is focusing its efforts on promoting homeownership and fighting legislation that would result in cost increases to residential-home buyers.

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FM Area Association of Realtors

FM Area Association of Realtors

The Fargo Moorhead Area Association of REALTORS exists to protect the rights of individual real estate ownership and the real estate industry, provide the products and services that enhance the REALTORS value in the real estate transaction, and to promote and enforce the REALTOR Code of Ethics.

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Commissions & Authorities

City Council

This is the legislative body with the authority to enact local law. There are nine member’s total, the mayor, and eight other council members.

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Economic Development Authority

Promotes and assists industrial and commercial development and redevelopment in the City of Moorhead. Through retention and expansion of existing businesses and the creation of new businesses, we continue to grow as and prosper as a vibrant community.

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Planning Commission

Oversee the implementation of comprehensive plans for the physical development of Moorhead. Recommendations are made to the Council regarding zoning changes, conditional use permits, annexations etc.

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Resources

IRS Small Business and Self-Employed Tax Center

Resources for taxpayers who file form 1040, Schedules C, E, F or Form 2106, as well as small businesses with assets under $10 million.

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MN Department of Employment and Economic Development

This department offers programs that help communities promote business recruitment, expansion, and retention; international trade; workforce development; and community development.

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MN Department of Revenue

There are resources for individual, business, and tax professionals. This department provides customers with information, education, and services to enforce the tax laws, and developing improvements to the revenue system.

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MN Secretary of State

This is the official blog of the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State. Get important updates from Steve Simon and the office, read news coverage, check out photos and more.

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Small Business Development Center

The SBDC will provide customers with the resources necessary to start up or revamp a new or current business. There are a variety of workshops and seminars that teach entrepreneurs what they need in order to maintain a successful business.

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Starting a Business in Minnesota Publication and Business Guidebooks

These are in-depth guidebooks written specifically for companies that will be doing business in Minnesota and operating under Minnesota laws and regulations.

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West Central Initiative

The West Central Initiative offers programs that will help support regional communities, families and businesses through grants and loans. Their goal is to make communities a better place to live.

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