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USDA Rural Development invests $422 million in 2016 helping rural South Dakotans

Friday, February 24, 2017

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Development mission area invested $422 million in to rural South Dakota in 2016, as outlined in South Dakota’s 2016 Progress Report, providing housing opportunities for thousands of rural South Dakotans while also supporting a wide variety of job creation and community-improvement projects and activities.

“USDA’s focus is on the viability of rural communities and areas,” said USDA Rural Development Acting State Director Bruce Jones.

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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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