There is so much value that can be brought to central South Dakota communities as a result of outside resources. These resources will only bring value to our state if local leaders take the initiative to invest time in planning and implementation efforts. Not all of these resources may be applicable to your situation, but this is a great start for anyone searching for valuable insight.
The Economic Development Partnership Program provides grants to non-profit development corporations, tribal governments, municipalities, counties, or other political subdivisions of this state on a matching basis to fund new staff, elevate existing part-time staff, commence or replenish local revolving loan funds, and assist with equipment and training needs.
A community project that promotes economic prosperity, supports new business opportunities or improves the social and economic well-being of local residents may qualify for the grant program. Only Heartland customers and their economic development corporations are eligible to apply.
USDA Rural Development is committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in rural America. Through our programs, we help rural Americans in many ways. Together, America Prospers.
These programs provide for 80% of the construction costs of the project, not including engineering or utility work. Grant size is limited to $600,000 for Community Access and Agri-Business Grants and $500,000 for Industrial Park Grants.
Eligible applicants may qualify for grants equivalent to 45% of their gross earned revenue, with the maximum amount available for a single grant award of $10 million. $2 billion is reserved for eligible applications with up to 50 full-time employees.
Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) is a federal aid assistance program to help states provide outdoor recreation facilities. The program provides up to 50 percent reimbursement funds for acquisition and development of outdoor recreation projects.
The South Dakota Fund is an unrestricted fund that makes grants to non-profit and charitable organizations across the state in support of culture, economic development, education, financial literacy, health and human services.
The Avera Rural Health Initiative collaborates with community leaders and other agencies to find solutions to challenges that affect rural health care through educational programs, consulting, community health planning, grant writing and more. Avera Rural Health serves all facilities with an Avera affiliation.
Starting on April 4, 2022, the Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) Number will be replaced by a “new, non-proprietary identifier” requested in, and assigned by, the System for Award Management (SAM.gov). This new identifier is being called the Unique Entity Identifier (UEI).
SDDOH continues to monitor the emergence of the novel coronavirus. They are working with the CDC and healthcare partners across the state to prepare for and respond to potential cases.
In order to attract more guests to our communities and businesses, the Department of Tourism wants to work with you on developing new marketing efforts and campaigns. By creating industry partnerships, we can help make everyone's tourism marketing dollars reach farther into new and emerging markets, further reach target audiences, and show the full scope of South Dakota to potential visitors.
EDA is helping the country build back better from the pandemic through our CARES Act and ARPA programs. Below are resources to help local economies, communities and regions recover from the coronavirus pandemic including, grant information, frequently asked questions, webinars and more.
Funding provided to South Dakota through the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 - Emergency Rental Assistance and the American Rescue Plan. The two funding sources will vary in eligibility requirements, eligible uses and required documentation.
Established by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, the Emergency Capital Investment Program (ECIP) was created to encourage low- and moderate-income community financial institutions to augment their efforts to support small businesses and consumers in their communities.
In total, South Dakota has been allocated $11.08 billion to date. This stimulus money has gone or will go to either South Dakota agencies or local governments, organizations, and citizens. This shows how resources were allocated.
GOED offers an array of financing options to meet the needs of both new and existing companies. Whether you are looking for working capital, workforce training money or a low-interest loan, GOED can help.
Explore the most vital information about how COVID-19 has affected your state since the pandemic first officially arrived in the United States in January 2020 – cases, deaths, test positivity, hospitalizations, and vaccinations.
From your job to your home to your groceries, Covid-19 has disrupted nearly every aspect of life. This dashboard shows how the economy continues to change as we grapple with life during the pandemic. Check back regularly to see how America is recovering and adapting to a new normal.
South Dakota’s nonprofits faced unique and difficult challenges as they responded to the effects of COVID-19. To measure this impact, Benchmark Data Labs worked with a group of collaborative funders to gather data on the challenges faced by South Dakota’s nonprofits.
One of the critical lessons of the COVID-19 pandemic is that poor communications can make a devastating crisis exponentially worse. That’s true of communications from leaders, between organizations, and among individuals. These resources aim to help you enhance your communications strategies with clarity, purpose, and creativity.
The Department of Tourism’s Webinar Series offers useful & timely information relevant to the tourism industry. On this page, you’ll find information about future webinars, as well as recordings and presentations of previous webinars.
Community Heart & Soul is a resident-driven process that engages the entire population of a town in identifying what they love most about their community, what future they want for it, and how to achieve it.
This book tells the remarkable story of Tupelo, Mississippi’s emergence as a national model for homegrown community development. Tupelo is located in Lee County, which in the 1940s was one of the poorest counties in one of the poorest states in the nation.
Advance Casper works WITH, FOR, and is ABOUT the growth and success of our community. Through collaborative efforts and initiatives we work with businesses and community leaders to build our future and create the change we want to see.