A Relationship with the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate community.
SD Cooperative Extension Service
Day County Champion Community
Sisseton Economic Development Corporation
Glacial Lakes Area Development
Whetstone Valley Business Opportunities
Small Business Development Center
East River Electric & Lake Region Electric Cooperatives
Britton Area Foundation
Day County Community Foundation
Business sponsors and Chambers of Commerce
SD Game, Fish, & Parks
$5,000 grant, renewable annually for 3 years used to build a strong local network to support Entrepreneurship.
Participation in a statewide learning community working together to share best practices around entrepreneurship cultivation.
Access to more intentional, specialized resources to foster local entrepreneurship.
Encourage local candidates to apply for the Rural Entrepreneurship Fellowships:
Candidates business located within “community.” (Day, Marshall, Roberts & SWO)
Business is beyond start-up phase of development.
Submit a business and a professional plan for development.
Applicants selection based on:
History of action-oriented risk taking.
An excitement to learn and grow.
Strong plan of growth
To cultivate and support prosperous entrepreneurs
The beliefs and behaviors that are necessary to create a positive environment for Glacial Lakes Dakota Rising to flourish. Insures that a culture/resources are put in place to support entrepreneurs.
Positive attitude ◘ Engage youth
Open communication ◘ Risk taking
Shared resources ◘ Vision/innovation
Organized/connected ◘ Energy/follow-through
Self-accountability ◘ Confidential/Trust
Leadership/courage ◘ Respect for others
Accept change ◘ Learning experience
Collaboration/caring ◘ Common goals
Respect natural resources ◘ Tourism as economic
Atmosphere of encouragement ◘ Active listening
Lack of commitment to work together across lines, limits and boundaries
Engagement by all of us involved and our communities.
Agreement on purpose
Assignments and follow through
Time and energy
Confidentiality and trust
Team meetings and responsibility
Assignments and coordination
Celebrate success and tell people
Create a plan
Network for assistance
Fair ends. 7PM Hors d’oeuvres and Wine Networking for new & existing business owners ~Honorary Business Social~ 6:30-7:00 Keynote speaker, David Williamson, for Existing Business Owners 5:30 -6:30 Highs & Lows & Biggest Challenge(s) Successful Entrepreneurs’ Panel 4:30-5:30 SD Rural Enterprise – Fellowship Opportunity 4-4:15 4. Taking Care of Yourself 3. E-Commerce 2. Setting-up business accounting 1. Financial literacy Power Hour! 3-4 David Williamson on Business Start-up 2-2:45 1:30-2:00 Kelly Weaver, Small Business Development Center, Speaking during Youth Business Hour ~Youth Business Hour~ 1-2
Pre-established 2009-2010 Goals by Dakota Rising Administers