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GROW South Dakota Highlights NeighborWorks Week

Monday, June 08, 2020

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During NeighborWorks Week, June 6-13, GROW South Dakota and other NeighborWorks organizations across the country will host several events that educate, train and inform. GROW South Dakota will provide a virtual platform this year to bring awareness about the programs we have to offer including home ownership options and economic development.  Other activities this week include a Regional Economic Roundtable for economic development leaders to come together to provide development opportunities and solutions, and GROW SD will host a QuickBooks online tutorial. "NeighborWorks America provides a very impactful role in partnering with non-profits across the country.  NWA, along with its many partners such as GROW South Dakota, works daily to make our neighborhoods more sustainable, equitable, and to create better places to live and work," stated Marcia Erickson, CEO of GROW South Dakota.

GROW South Dakota is part of the national NeighborWorks network, an affiliation of nearly 250 non-profit organizations located in every state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. In fiscal year 2019, the NeighborWorks network provided 457,200 housing and counseling services; owned and managed 173,700 rental homes; and created 47,100 jobs. The NeighborWorks network was founded and is supported by NeighborWorks America, which creates opportunities for people to live in affordable homes, improve their lives, and strengthen their communities.

GROW South Dakota is a private non-profit corporation established in 2007. GROW South Dakota's purpose is to promote and foster economic development in distressed communities and underserved markets in South Dakota. GROW South Dakota is providing innovative advancement of housing, education, and economic opportunities throughout South Dakota.

GROW South Dakota is an equal opportunity employer, lender, and provider.

Category: GROW SD In The News, Success Stories

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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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