Black Hills State University transforms lives through innovative high-quality academic programs and a dynamic learning community. BHSU's CBT offers degrees in Business Administration and Business Education, an MBA (Masters of Science in Business Administration), online classes and a variety of non-credit learning options.
Lakota Funds is a community development financial institution (CDFI) leading an economic resurgence of the Oglala Lakota Oyate on the Pine Ridge Reservation through culturally appropriate strategies reigniting the traditional Lakota spirit of productivity, commerce, and trade.
Lakota Funds, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting Native entrepreneurship, has launched a pilot of the Building Native Industry Institute, an online learning center where entrepreneurs can improve their business skills at their own pace anywhere internet access is available.
SDIBA is a group of community partners committed to growing Indian business in South Dakota. Our mission is to enhance Indian Business development by leveraging partnerships and resources of diverse institutions and organizations.
The SBA Office of Technology administers the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program and the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program. Through these two competitive programs, SBA ensures that the nation's small, high-tech, innovative businesses are a significant part of the federal government's research and development efforts.
The Partnership has an extremely active, focused program in place working to attract quality, primary jobs to the Rapid City area. Primary jobs are described as those jobs that bring new wealth into the community.