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Empowering business prosperity & Providing Community Safe Housing

For 45+ years, we have been a beacon of support,  fostering business prosperity and ensuring community safety on the East Side.

Ways to Support Care Services

Empowering Programs

Economic Development Services

We connect East Side business owners to a wide network of resources, including local lenders, private foundations, public funding, and public funding opportunities.  We also offer technical assistance to support the growth and success of businesses.

Lead Safe Minnesota

We are fully dedicated to ensuring safe and affordable housing for all residents on the East Side and beyond.  Our primary goal is to intervene and prevent childhood lead poisoning in Minnesota.  To achieve this, we offer a range of free services, including in-home lead assessments, blood lead testing, SWAB-lead-based paint encapsulation and stabilization for the interior of homes, out reach and education on the dangerous effect of lead-based paint hazards, as well free lead presentation.  Our commitment is to create a safer environment for everyone.

Biz Recycling

The East Side Neighborhood Development Company (ESNDC) is partnering with BIZRecycling to inform 200 businesses on St. Paul’s East Side about waste reduction and recycling practices in the workplace. We are promoting BIZRecycling and increasing awareness of waste issues for member businesses. Outreach using free technical consultants from Minnesota Waste Wise we hope to create a positive change in trash hauling behaviors and increase recycling.

Dedicated to Serving the East Side

For over 45 years, our commitment has been to create meaningful and positive impacts on the lives of those we served.  We are dedicated to fostering a compassionate community and support businesses that embrace and uplift everyone.  With a rich history, we persistently strive to make a difference and build a better future for all.

Empowering change and making a difference



ESNDC’s vision for St. Paul’s East Side is an evolving “community of choice” for residents and businesses.

  • Our work will advance a safe and equitable neighborhood with access to healthy affordable rental housing, home ownership and aging in place for our elders.

  • The East Side will be a prosperous urban environment where people choose to do business, work, live, and play.

To foster a safe, diverse and thriving neighborhood by engaging the community to create healthy, affordable housing and support commercial development.


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Join us in supporting East Side local business and fostering a healthy and safe home environment for our community.


925 Payne Avenue, Suite 201 St. Paul, MN 55130


+1 651-288-8751


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