Southwest Regional Development Commission had the opportunity to assist the Lower Sioux Community with their EDA application, which has been awarded a $4.4 million grant to support the construction of the Lower Sioux Intergenerational Cultural Incubator. The project is expected to create 138 new jobs and spur $1.6 million in private investment. The business incubator […]
Our 2018 Annual Report highlights the achievements and projects of the SRDC over the past year. The SRDC continues to play an important role in the development of Southwest Minnesota through its varied programs. Click the image to view the 2018 Annual Report PDF.
Each year the Southwest Regional Development Commission chooses at least one project as their “Project of the Year”. The SRDC Awards Committee met in May to discuss potential projects and recommended Round Lake Vineyard & Winery. Round Lake Vineyard and Winery offers a variety of employment opportunities for the area and showcases Southwest Minnesota well. […]
Read the recent Star Tribune article, “Making Minnesota Greater Again (and again)” to read about some of the innovative approaches the SRDC and the nine other Regional Development Commissions in Minnesota are using to create economic growth across Minnesota. To read more about the DevelopMN Plan discussed in the article, click here.
During the past seven months, the Region 5 Development Commission (R5DC) and the Southwest Regional Development Commission (SRDC), completed a planning assessment of supply, demand, and approach to offering a residential Solar Energy Lending Program (SELP). This planning assessment was funded in partnership with the McKnight Foundation for the purpose of determining the viability of […]
SRDC Commissioner vacancies currently exist from the following representation. If you would like more information on serving on the Regional Development Commission in the following areas, please contact Jessica Welu at the SRDC Office (507-836-1644) or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Public Interest Group Representation Region 8 Cultural Diversity, Municipalities Cottonwood County Municipalities, Native American Tribal Council […]