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The South Dakota of today is characterized by... Strong work ethic and high productivity workforce #1 business tax climate in America Accessibility to leaders to get the job done Workforce Prepared: We annually have a steady supply of young workers eager for the opportunity to make a living in South Dakota.We’re committed to equipping our youth with the skills they need for their future. Productive: #3 Most Productive Workforce Business climate #1 State Business Tax Climate (Tax Foundation) #1 Environment for Entrepreneurs (Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council) #1 Small City for Business: Sioux Falls; #11: Rapid City (Forbes) #8 Corporate Business Environment (Pollina Corporate Real Estate) #8 BHI Competitiveness Index (Beacon Hill Institute for Public Policy Research)...Learn More »
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A Half-Century of Serving South Dakotans

In 1978, NESDCAP created the Northeast South Dakota Economic Corporation (NESDEC) as a revolving loan fund to focus on small business lending and job creation in 22 counties. In 2007, Grow South Dakota, was formed to provide housing, community and economic development statewide. Through services to individuals, technical assistance to community and economic development agencies, and loans to small businesses and homebuyers, GROW South Dakota has had broad and lasting impact.

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GROW South Dakota

GROW South Dakota
104 Ash Street East | Sisseton, SD  57262
Phone (605) 698-7654 | Fax (605) 698-3038