Small Business Development

The South Dakota Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is a partnership between the U.S. Small Business Administration, the University of South Dakota, the Governor's Office of Economic Development and six host organizations across the state.

Manufacturing and TechnoloGy

MTS works with you in areas of strategic planning, lean enterprise, process improvement, plant layout, training, new product development, and more.

Procurement Technical Assistance

PTAC staff advises and assists clients in the identification of market opportunities as well as the preparation and proper submission of applications, certifications, and registrations necessary for them to do business with government entities.

Black Hills Community Economic Development is an organization of business and civic leaders from 15 western South Dakota communities, committed to working together in strengthening the local economic climate.

Black Hills Council has provided professional planning services to our member communities. The primary purpose of our work always remains the same: to enhance the quality of life for the people of western South Dakota.

In addition to the loan programs, the West River Business Service Center offers free consulting for developing business plans, tapping into market research, and creating marketing strategies.

SCORE, the Service Corps of Retired Executives, is a 13,000 member volunteer association sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Since 1964, the association has matched volunteer business management counselors with clients in need of expert advice.