About Dakota Resources


Mission Statement: Connecting capacity and capital to empower rural communities. 

Dakota Resources is a champion for rural communities and a catalyst for economic development, located in Renner, South Dakota. Our ambitious initiatives have significantly impacted communities across the region that share our vision for rural growth and sustainability. We do this by partnering with those communities and connecting rural change makers to us and each other through our Community Learning Network, Empower! Community Coaching, the Dakota Rising Fellowship, our Capital Investment Fund and events like RuralX.


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Generous Community Investors Save Tyndall’s Grocery Store

This past January, the only grocery store in Tyndall closed its doors.

The community quickly came together to brainstorm ideas for re-opening...

Freeman Attracts Thousands with Chislic

When the idea first originated, organizers thought the South Dakota Chislic Festival could bring several hundred visitors to the small town of Freeman, located...

Flandreau’s “Crazy Volunteer Lady”

Emily Firman Pieper stole the show at the first Dakota Resources Rural X event when she proposed the Open X topic: “How can I...

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