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March 2014 Newsletter

Monday, March 17, 2014

In this issue:

  • GROW South Dakota Receives Funding to Strengthen Rural Communities
  • Housing Funds Available!!!
  • GROW CEO Completes Leadership Program


GROW South Dakota Receives Funding to Strengthen Rural Communities
GROW South Dakota, an exemplary chartered member of the national NeighborWorks® network, is receiving $391,500 in flexible grants from NeighborWorks® America – a much-needed boost that will support its affordable housing, community, and economic development activities. continue reading...


Housing Funds Available!!!
If you are purchasing a home or are in need of housing repair, GROW South Dakota is your one stop shop for anything housing related. Here are a few of the housing programs GROW South Dakota has to offer: continue reading...


GROW CEO Completes Leadership Program
Lori Finnesand, CEO of GROW South Dakota, is one of 50 leaders that recently completed the NeighborWorks® Achieving Excellence Program, conducted in conjunction with Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.
NeighborWorks® Achieving Excellence Program is an 18-month educational program for senior leaders in organizations that have a focus on affordable housing, community revitalization or other community development endeavors.  The participants select a specific challenge facing their organizations and utilize the tools and concepts learned throughout this program to meet that challenge.

Category: GROW SD

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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
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