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Tuesday, July 25, 2023

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GROW South Dakota is a non-profit organization that has been providing housing, community, and economic development programs and services in the state of South Dakota for more than 50 years in an effort to preserve our rural way of life.  A part of what GROW South Dakota does is facilitate small business loans in order to promote success locally and throughout the region.  The goal is to provide funding to our clients in order to help them secure the required equipment, space, inventory, and working capital necessary to conduct a successful business. GROW works to provide services tailored to each client’s unique needs and accompanies this by offering guidance on various business-related topics.

We received a lot of information for opening our small business as well as some borrowed funds to get started. It was a great, educational experience! – GROW Client

According to a recent survey, 96.3% of recent borrowers rated GROW’s customer service as excellent.  The same survey also found that 100% of recent borrowers were satisfied with GROW’s ability to help them start or expand their business. 

GROW SD has been helpful in developing a business plan, budget, and financing for myself and other business owners. The staff has always been responsive, knowledgeable, and ready to assist in getting the tools necessary for the business to succeed. The various programs to provide financing have been a blessing!  Thank you for all you do GROW South Dakota, a perfect name and service. – GROW Client

Overall, GROW South Dakota's multifaceted approach to community development and small business support has made a significant positive impact on the local economy and the lives of countless individuals.

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A Half-Century of Serving South Dakotans

For more than half a century, the three nonprofit organizations comprising GROW South Dakota have fulfilled a vision of “GROWing sustainable communities through housing, community and economic development.” In 1966 the Northeast South Dakota Community Action Program (NESDCAP) was established as a Community Action Agency in the War on Poverty and has served thousands in 17 counties with emergency services as well as various housing programs.

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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