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  • A professional business coach that will work one-on-one with each Fellow and with the peer advisory boards.
  • $10,000 Entrepreneur Fellowship Awards. 8 Statewide Fellows chosen annually. Technical support to site, including Site Coach, tools on basecamp, training opportunities, and bi-annual to update strategic plan to stay productive and accountable.
  • GLDR ppt

    1. 1. To cultivate and support prosperous entrepreneurs.
    2. 7. <ul><li>$5,000 grant used to host local Entrepreneurship Resource Fair. </li></ul><ul><li>Statewide Resource Providers invited to attend Local Fair by SD Rural Enterprise. </li></ul><ul><li>Keynote speaker brought to the Resource Fair funded by SD Rural Enterprise. </li></ul>
    3. 8. February 2009
    4. 12. <ul><li>$10,000 to be used for professional development and business growth. </li></ul><ul><li>Access to a Fellowship community of rural SD entrepreneurs focused on growing their businesses. </li></ul><ul><li>Access to mentors, a peer advisory board, and ongoing focused, industry-specific technical assistance. </li></ul><ul><li>A professional business coach </li></ul>
    5. 25. <ul><li>2008 Entrepreneurship Resource Fair </li></ul><ul><ul><li>200 attended (3 High Schools) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>16 Fellowship Applications submitted. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>8 Fellowships Awarded. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CORE FOUR Business Planning Course </li></ul><ul><ul><li>18 participants. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Educational Business Networking Socials </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sisseton in March ‘09 (Webster & Britton) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Resource Team Teleconference Calls </li></ul><ul><li>Send business resource information via email to a local database of individuals interested in GLDR. </li></ul><ul><li>Hospitality/Customer Service Training </li></ul><ul><ul><li>49 businesses attended. (250 people) </li></ul></ul>
    6. 26. <ul><li>Send business resource information via email to a local database of individuals interested in GLDR. </li></ul><ul><li>Hospitality/Customer Service Training </li></ul><ul><ul><li>49 businesses attended. (250 people) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Held National Economic Gardening Conference </li></ul><ul><ul><li>73 participants at Ft. Sisseton State Park </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International speakers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Working on developing: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Glacial Lakes Dakota Rising website: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A Relationship with the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate community. </li></ul></ul>
    7. 27. <ul><li>SD Cooperative Extension Service </li></ul><ul><li>Day County Champion Community </li></ul><ul><li>Sisseton Economic Development Corporation </li></ul><ul><li>Glacial Lakes Area Development </li></ul><ul><li>Whetstone Valley Business Opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Small Business Development Center </li></ul><ul><li>NESDCAP/NESDEC </li></ul><ul><li>East River Electric & Lake Region Electric Cooperatives </li></ul><ul><li>Britton Area Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Day County Community Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Business sponsors and Chambers of Commerce </li></ul><ul><li>SD Game, Fish, & Parks </li></ul>
    8. 28. <ul><li>$5,000 grant, renewable annually for 3 years used to build a strong local network to support Entrepreneurship. </li></ul><ul><li>Participation in a statewide learning community working together to share best practices around entrepreneurship cultivation. </li></ul><ul><li>Access to more intentional, specialized resources to foster local entrepreneurship. </li></ul>
    9. 29. <ul><li>Encourage local candidates to apply for the Rural Entrepreneurship Fellowships: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Candidates business located within “community.” (Day, Marshall, Roberts & SWO) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business is beyond start-up phase of development. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Submit a business and a professional plan for development. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Applicants selection based on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>History of action-oriented risk taking. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>An excitement to learn and grow. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business feasibility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strong plan of growth </li></ul></ul>
    10. 30. <ul><li>To cultivate and support prosperous entrepreneurs </li></ul>
    11. 31. <ul><li>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. </li></ul>
    12. 32. <ul><li>Positive attitude ◘ Engage youth </li></ul><ul><li>Open communication ◘ Risk taking </li></ul><ul><li>Shared resources ◘ Vision/innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Organized/connected ◘ Energy/follow-through </li></ul><ul><li>Self-accountability ◘ Confidential/Trust </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership/courage ◘ Respect for others </li></ul><ul><li>Accept change ◘ Learning experience </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration/caring ◘ Common goals </li></ul><ul><li>Respect natural resources ◘ Tourism as economic </li></ul><ul><li>Helping/supportive engine </li></ul><ul><li>Atmosphere of encouragement ◘ Active listening </li></ul>
    13. 33. <ul><li>Lack of commitment to work together across lines, limits and boundaries </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clear strategies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engagement by all of us involved and our communities. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Agreement on purpose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assignments and follow through </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time and energy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Confidentiality and trust </li></ul></ul>
    14. 34. <ul><li>Team meetings and responsibility </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Assignments and coordination </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Positive Attitude </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Celebrate success and tell people </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Engage entrepreneurs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Network for assistance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Results </li></ul></ul>
    15. 35. 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
    16. 36. Pre-established 2009-2010 Goals by Dakota Rising Administers <ul><li>Better communication with SWO tribe. </li></ul><ul><li>Hold Entrepreneurship Resource Fair on 10/1 . </li></ul><ul><li>Recruit Fellowship Applicants. </li></ul><ul><li>----------------------------------------------------------------- </li></ul><ul><li>Establish website . ( </li></ul><ul><li>Focus training opportunities toward the major areas of marketing skills and technology and/or other educational needs? </li></ul><ul><li>Maximize the efforts of Resource Team for community outreach. </li></ul>