• Bowman County Sign-On Bonus Program

    The Sign-On Bonus Program exists for current Bowman County businesses interested in offering sign-on bonuses. Businesses can apply for up to $2,500 to award up to five bonuses of $500 maximum per employee.

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  • Bowman County Career Advancement Program

    The Career Advancement Program exists for current Bowman County businesses interested in promoting growth and development in their current workforce to fill a special need or function. Businesses can apply for up to $5,000 to assist an employee in continuing education.

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  • Bowman County Workforce Tuition Reimbursement Program

    The Workforce Tuition Reimbursement Program exists to assist local businesses in workforce recruitment by providing employers the ability to help pay off student loan debt for new hires up to $5,000.

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  • Bowman County Workforce Relocation Reimbursement Program

    The Workforce Relocation Reimbursement Program exists to help local businesses provide additional benefits to new hires by reimbursing up to $5,000 in moving expenses.

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  • PWDF Business Micro Loans

    PWDF has $5,000 Business Micro Loans available. These matching loans are for existing and start-up businesses in Golden Valley or Billings Counties at 2% below prime. Loan funds can only be committed to the extent available. The maximum loan cannot exceed $5,000.

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  • Casselton Renaissance Zone

    Casselton has a Renaissance Zone Program that is authorized by the State of North Dakota and that spans the downtown business district and a few adjoining residential blocks. See the following map for covered area: Casselton Renaissance Zone Map

    Proposed Renaissance Zone projects must be submitted to and approved by the city prior to start of construction. A Renaissance Zone proposal check-off and more information can be found in the City of Casselton Renaissance Zone Project Application Document

    The City of Casselton wants to encourage significant investment within the Renaissance Zone to improve deteriorating properties and to curtail the vacation of buildings and potential decline in tax base. Properties should be renovated or built to meet the needs of the community and should conform with the City’s comprehensive plan and land use plan.

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  • Valley City-Barnes County Renaissance Zone

    With these tax exemptions, qualified projects can receive property and income tax exemptions of 100 percent for five years if investors develop or enhance properties in the Renaissance Zone.

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  • Velva Community Development Corporation Grant and Loan

    VCDC is a non-profit organization created to encourage and support commercial, industrial and city development in Velva and the surrounding area. There are no paid employees, all time is volunteered by the directors and members.

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  • Walsh County Job Development Authority Funds

    Walsh County JDA funding applications must be presented in person to the Walsh County Job Development Authority Board of Directors.

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  • SVEDA Loan Program

    Business is easier with help! Let Southern Valley help put together a custom financial package to meet your business needs.

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  • Steele County Storefront Grant

    Grant funds can be used on building store-fronts only. Examples of eligible store-front improvements under this program include, but are not limited to: painting, signage, doors, windows, lighting, siding, and awnings

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  • Traill County EDC Business Training/Certification Grant

    The Traill County EDC Business Training/Certification Grant provides financial assistance to Traill County, North Dakota businesses for the purpose of workforce education, development and upskilling; workforce recruitment, expansion and retention; required training for new or existing employees (i.e. certifications or licensing); or hiring consulting firms to help improve business processes and efficiencies.

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