Whether you’re starting your own business and you have a business already, there are programs in place designed to help you grow. You can find many of them right here in the Chamber EDC’s Business Assistance Guide or you can check out these websites:


As the nation’s only state-owned bank, the Bank of North Dakota is a unique asset to small businesses in our State. All of the BND’s business assistance programs will require partnership with a lead lender as well.


The Small Business Administration administers a number of different loan programs that you can access directly to start and grow your business.

Lewis & Clark Development Group:

The Lewis & Clark Development Group is a collaboration that provides programs and loans to support businesses, local governments and individuals.

Dakota Business Lending:

Dakota Business Lending facilitates various SBA loan and loan guaranty programs for a variety of different users.