Economic Gateway http://www.growsd.org GROW South Dakota News RSS Feed Thu, 19 Jul 2018 03:19:25 -0700 en-us Loan Supports Young Entrepreneur’s Daycare Dreams in Philip http://www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=18202 www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Tue, 10 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 A young entrepreneur is pursuing her dream of owning her own daycare business, thanks to the help of a loan from GROW South Dakota. Hallie Konst was born and raised in Philip, South Dakota. She has... GROW SD Grant Supports Faulkton Elevator Mural http://www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=18135 www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Mon, 09 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 GROW South Dakota has received a grant that will support a unique mural going up in Faulkton this summer. Australian artist Guido van Helten, who has created large murals on public buildings around th... Unique Board Structure Guides GROW South Dakota http://www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=18136 www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Mon, 09 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 GROW South Dakota is not a typical nonprofit organization. Governing an affiliation of three separate, independent nonprofits with complementary missions and shared staff can be a challenge, but the b... GROW SD Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Business Loan Special http://www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=17952 www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Tue, 26 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 In 1978, GROW South Dakota made its first business loans. In the 40 years since then, the agency has had significant impact on businesses and communities throughout northeastern South Dakota and beyon... Celebrating Homeownership Month http://www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=17629 www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Tue, 05 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 June is National Homeownership Month, a time to recognize how owning a home relates not just to achieving the American Dream, but also to providing stable lives for families and creating stronger neig... GROW SD Celebrates Community during NeighborWorks Week http://www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=17630 www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Tue, 05 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 During NeighborWorks Week, GROW South Dakota will host two open houses on June 6, 11 AM to 6 PM, with lunch being served 11 AM to 2 PM. The homes are located at 616 8th Ave E., and 105 Arnie Dr., Siss... Celebrating Homeownership in June http://www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=17487 www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Mon, 04 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 June is National Homeownership Month. It’s a time to celebrate the positive effect homebuying can have on household wealth and neighborhood stability as well as our region’s overall econom... Facilitating Strong Communities, Celebrating NeighborWorks Week http://www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=17614 www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Thu, 31 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 “We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community … Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, f... Encouraging Homegrown Businesses http://www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=17223 www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Mon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Small businesses can have a big impact. Did you know that two out of three new private-sector jobs in the United States since the Great Recession were created by small businesses? Since 1963, t... Encouraging Homegrown Businesses http://www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=17263 www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Mon, 30 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Small businesses can have a big impact. Did you know that two out of three new private-sector jobs in the United States since the Great Recession were created by small businesses? Since 1963, the P... Celebrating Community Action Month http://www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=17264 www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Mon, 30 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 In May, community action agencies nationwide observe Community Action Month, a period set aside to recognize the contributions that nonprofits, volunteers, and other committed citizens can make in imp... NESDEC Board Member Sought http://www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=17007 www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Mon, 16 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The Northeast South Dakota Economic Corporation (NESDEC) dba GROW South Dakota is seeking a board candidate for a Low Income Representative on the Board of Directors. The board member will represent c... An Opportune Time to Improve Financial Literacy http://www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=17017 www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Mon, 16 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 A recent survey by GOBankingRates indicates 57 percent of Americans have less than $1000 in savings. Without an adequate buffer of emergency funds, unexpected expenses like car repairs or doctor&rsquo... Down Payment Funds Deploying Ahead of Schedule http://www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=16819 www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Wed, 04 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 GROW South Dakota has received $4.1 million in funding to support down payment assistance for families with low to moderate income. In April 2017, GROW SD received funding from Project Reinvest for 20... Bringing Homeowners Warmth, Safety and Savings http://www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=16257 www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Thu, 01 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Taking steps to weatherize and increase the energy efficiency of a home can result in serious long-term savings. The average American homeowner that makes weatherization upgrades saves $300 per year i... Tax Law Changes Demand Attention http://www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=16095 www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0800 by Kelly Weaver, Small Business Development Center Regional Director   For most small business owners, changes in the tax law take a back seat to the day to day operations.  Here&rsquo... GROW SD Receives State Farm® Grant to Support Small Business http://www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=16047 www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0800 The Northeast South Dakota Economic Corporation (NESDEC) dba GROW South Dakota (GROW SD) recently received a Good Neighbor Citizenship Grant from State Farm for its technical assistance (TA) program f... Aberdeen to Host 2018 SD Women’s Business Conference http://www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=16001 www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0800 On March 9, 2018, women business leaders from across the state will gather in Aberdeen, South Dakota for The Women’s Business Conference. The one-day will, encourage, inspire and educate female ... Improve the Air Quality in Your Home http://www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=16002 www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0800 According to the Environmental Protection Agency, indoor air quality is very important. Poor indoor air quality is currently one of the top five leading factors that affect respiratory health in the U... Boosting homeownership rates http://www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=15346 www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Mon, 29 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0800 After the housing crash, the U.S. homeownership rate fell to 50-year low. The economy has taken a while to turn around but Census Bureau data indicates homeownership is on the rise. In July of 2017, t... Promoting stable housing http://www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=15345 www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Mon, 22 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0800 One of the big benefits of owning a home is a stable living environment for children. Studies have shown that safe, secure housing improves children’s well being. If you want to give your fam... NESDEC Provides Financing to Dakota Provisions http://www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=15437 www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Thu, 04 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0800 NESDEC Provides Financing to Dakota Provisions The Northeast South Dakota Economic Corporation (NESDEC), dba GROW South Dakota, recently received a $780,800 Community Economic Development gra... Homeless Count to be held January 23, 2018 http://www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=15438 www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Thu, 04 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Homeless Count to be held January 23, 2018 Every year, the South Dakota Housing Development Authority conducts a one-day count of homeless persons in the state. The count is mandated by HUD. Again ... Homebuyer Coaching is a Success http://www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=15490 www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Sun, 31 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0800 Homebuyer Coaching is a Success GROW SD received grants from the Citi Foundation and State Farm to support programs to help prepare people to buy homes through coaching efforts that helped hundreds... Rental Property Repairs Available http://www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=15043 www.growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Mon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0800 Whether it is for a new roof or a new bathroom, landlords looking to improve their properties have a great opportunity. Rental property owners can receive up to $15,000 in matching funds to renovate t...