Regional Programs & Incentives

EB-5 North Dakota/Northwest Minnesota Regional Center:

Foreign investment to create local businesses and jobs. The EB-5 program creates an Investor's bridge to U.S. residency.

EB-5 Current Projects:

EB-5 Target Industries:

  • Agribusiness
  • Aviation/Aerospace
  • Biotech/Bioscience
  • Construction/Real Estate Development
  • Information Technologies/Communications
  • Machinery Manufacturing
  • Utilities

State/Regional Business Climate Perspective:

PartnerSHIP For Health (PS4H)

PS4H is a statewide health improvement program involving a collaboration of community partners in Becker, Clay, Otter Tail and Wilkin County. While all areas within PS4H are beneficial to the community, the following areas have particular saliency relative to Economic Development:

  • Schools (physical activity, nutrition)
  • Worksites (worksite wellness)
  • Healthcare (diet, nutrition, exercise, obesity, smoking cessation)
  • Active Living (alternative transportation integration: ped/bike friendly communities)
  • Healthy Foods (local foods)

Federal Programs:

U.S. Dept of Agriculture (USDA)

USDA Grants & Loan Programs

USDA - Detroit Lakes Service Center
809 8th St SE
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-2842
Phone: 218-847-9392
Fax: 855-719-9923