The Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) for the South Central Dakota Regional Council is a planning and project implementation process designed to promote economic development through retention of existing jobs and attracting new jobs, in addition to enhancing and preserving the quality of place.
The North Dakota Department of Commerce is launching the Rural Food Sustainability Grant Program, dedicated to boosting food access, sustainability, and economic development in rural communities. This program supports sustainable grocery services, food access, and the growth of rural food co-ops. These co-ops help aggregate, store, and distribute food in rural areas, addressing unique challenges.
Component 1: Feasibility studies for food accessibility and expansion projects (up to $20,000).
Component 2: Grants for implementation of sustainable food access projects (up to $300,000).
The following outlines the timeline for applications and awards:
Component 2 will be opening in early 2024.
Eligible applicants include nonprofits, local entities, economic development organizations, and tribal entities.
For further details, visit: ndgov.link/RuralFoodGrant.
EDA (Economic Development Administration) from Colorado came to visit our Region, 6 in Jamestown, ND. Ali DeMersseman and Caroline Plante joined SCDRC staff members Traci Redlin and Jennifer Schultes at the World’s Largest Buffalo!
Pictured from left to right: Ali, Jennifer, Traci, & Caroline
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