About Dakota Resources

At Dakota Resources, our purpose is to stimulate financial and human investment in communities that are invested in themselves.

dakota resources:

  • Leverages the best thinking available
  • Takes an asset-based approach to all of our work
  • Models collaboration in all of our endeavors which results in diversification, positive growth, and a sustainable quality of life for South Dakota’s rural economies and communities that are invested in themselves.

we will help you and your community by:

  • Identifying resource gaps in support of economic and community development
  • Proactively educating and collaborating toward innovative solutions
  • Sharing a diversified, customized toolbox of resources that support economic and community development
  • Actively engaging individuals, organizations and the broader community in real and lasting change

we build the capacity of South Dakota’s rural communities through:

   Community Development
     Community Engagement
     Dakota Rising
     Home Address
     Organizational Leadership Development

   Economic Development
Capital Investment Fund



Updates @ Dakota Resources

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