About Us

Prairieland EDC is a private, non-profit corporation founded in 1983 as a Certified Development Company. We provide loans to small businesses in the entire state of Minnesota, the Iowa counties of Dickinson, Lyon, and Osceola, and the South Dakota counties of Brookings, Deuel, Grant, Lincoln, Minnehaha and Moody.

Prairieland EDC seeks to assist businesses with the following:

  • Stimulate the growth and expansion of small business and industry
  • Promote the improvement of community services
  • Expand business ownership opportunities
  • Increase employment opportunities
  • Promote the development of general and community welfare
  • Increase the local tax base

Prairieland EDC's mission is:

To grow small business in rural America.