Grants & Loans

The City of Edina works in partnership with other agencies to secure funding for projects that advance community goals. These programs are administered by outside agencies and questions are best directed to the specific funding partner.

In most cases, City staff will work with applicants by preparing Letters of Support or filing the application on behalf of the project.

Hennepin County

Hennepin County grant programs include:

  • Business recycling
  • Environmental response fund
  • Brownfield cleanup revolving loan

Met Council

Metropolitan Council grant programs include:

  • Livable Communities
  • Transit-Oriented Development
  • Tax Base Revitalization
  • Local Housing Incentives

Minnesota DEED

The Minnesota Department of Economic and Employment Development grant programs include:

  • Business Development
  • Infrastructure Funding
  • Community Development Funding
  • Site Cleanup and Redevelopment


The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency grant programs include:

  • Environmental assistance grants
  • Environmental assistance loan
  • Brownfield grants

Minnehaha Creek Watershed District

The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District cost-sharing grants are available for:

  • Clean-water landscaping

Nine Mile Creek Watershed District

The Nine Mile Creek Watershed District cost-sharing grants are available for:

  • Projects that improve water quality 
  • Projects that protect groundwater

Xcel Energy

Electrical service is provided by Xcel Energy, which has several programs to promote economic growth and energy efficiency including: 

  • Reduced energy rates for commercial and industrial customers
  • Rebates for energy efficient buildings
  • Energy Design Assistance
  • Energy saving programs