Economic Development Authority

Economic Development Authority

The Economic Development Authority is a multi-faceted community development agency for the City of East Grand Forks.  The City has always been very active and involved with projects that assist business and industry which shapes our community. Under the leadership of the Economic Development Authority Board, the Mayor, and City Council, this office continues that mission.

Business Assistance Programs

East Grand Forks and the State of Minnesota provide several business assistance opportunities. The EDA administers revolving loan programs to provide additional capital. The EDA also manages the Border Cities tax credits, most commonly used to reduce property tax credits. The principal State of Minnesota programs include the Minnesota Investment Fund, the Minnesota Job Creation Fund, and the Greater Minnesota Business Development Infrastructure program. In addition, there are resources available for workforce training programs.  

Residential & Business Development

Programs are available for residential, commercial, and industrial development. Please visit the residential development page and our commercial-industrial development page to see what we have available for you or your business.

Agendas, Packets, and Minutes

The Economic Development Authority Board information and links to the agenda, packets and minutes can be found on the Economic Development Authority Board page.