West River Business Service Center

The West River Business Service Center is a one-stop resource center for community and economic development in western South Dakota. WRBSC offers a number of different services that can help all types of entrepreneurs and businesses grow through a variety of programs providing their own unique services.

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Custer Area Revolving Loan Fund

Custer Area Economic Development manages the Custer Revolving Loan Fund (RLF). This low interest financing is available to Custer area businesses for a variety of projects and can cover up to 75% of project costs for qualifying projects. For more information, contact:

Jerred Tarrell, Loan Officer, West River Foundation for Economic and Community Development, Black Hills Community Economic Development

730 E Watertown St. Ste. 102, Rapid City, SD 57701,

Office: (605)721-7437

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SD Small Business Development Center

One-on-one, confidential no cost business consulting

Assist existing businesses in remaining competitive in the complex marketplace of an ever-changing global economy

Research & industry benchmark comparisons

Development and improvement of business plans creating a roadmap for the business

Financial analysis and projections used to understand current conditions and plan for future expansion

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Rushmore Region Economic Development

The Rushmore Region Economic Development Alliance is an economic development initiative of Black Hills Community Economic Development. It was created to stimulate and increase business investment in the Black Hills of western South Dakota. The Alliance provides consulting, marketing, and other services to support the growth and success of new and existing businesses, as well as businesses relocating to the region. The Alliance works closely with local economic development organizations and development partners to build capacity within the region.

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South Dakota Governor’s Office of Economic Development

Learn more about doing business in South Dakota and find tools and resources to help your business grow.

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