Ancient Traders Shopping Center


Business Associations
Franklin Area Business Association
Business Association roughly covering the area from 35W on the west, 94 on the north, Hiawatha Avenue on the east, and 24th st on the South. Administers Façade Improvement grants along Franklin Avenue.

Seward Civic and Commerce Association
Business Association covering the Seward Neighborhood.

West Bank Business Association
Business Association covering the 7-corners and Cedar/Riverside areas.

Business Resources
American Indian Economic Development Fund
Offers entrepreneurial training and loans to small businesses.

American Indian OIC Small Business Ownership Training
Provides a 6-month small business ownership training program.

City of Minneapolis Business Assistance Programs
Provides a variety of technical assistance and loans to businesses in the City of Minneapolis.

Minnesota American Indian Chamber of Commerce
Promotes and supports American Indian business in the State of Minnesota.

Minnesota Indian Business Alliance
Promotes collaboration and support among American Indian businesses in Minnesota.

Neighborhood Development Center Small Business Programs
Provides entrepreneurial training, technical assistance, and loans for small business.

Seward Redesign
Community Development Corportaion in the Seward Neighborhood. Also administers Façade Improvement grants within 1/2 mile of the Franklin LRT station.

University of Minnesota Office for Business & Community Economic Development
Provides a variety of resources to small businesses.

Community Associations
East Phillips Improvement Coalition
Seward Neighborhood Group
Ventura Village Neighborhood Association

Future Planning
American Indian Community Blueprint
The vision- document for the urban American Indian community.

American Indian Cultural Corridor Future Vision
Website showing concepts for the development of the American Indian Cultural Corridor. Developed from a series of workshops held in 2008.

Franklin-Cedar Riverside Station Area Master Plan
The City of Minneapolis approved master plan for the Franklin LRT station area.

Ventura Village Master Plan
The neighborhood-approved master plan for the Ventura Village neighborhood.