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Economic Development
General Information
Paul Gorte
Economic Development Director

600 DeMers Ave.
Second Floor, East Wing
East Grand Forks, MN  56721

Ph: (218) 773-8939
Fx: (218) 773-2507

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Economic Development Authority (EDA) is a multi-faceted community development agency for the City of East Grand Forks.

The City has always been very actively involved with projects that assisted business and industry in shaping our community. Under the leadership of the EDA Board, Mayor, and City Council, our office continues with that mission.

To complement our business and industry programs, we also offer several programs to encourage residential new construction. The New Construction Incentive Program, the New Construction Tax Rebate Program, and the New Construction Landscaping Grant are all examples of the City’s eagerness to enhance community growth and quality of life.

Check out the Cost of Housing Comparison between Grand Forks and East Grand Forks.  For existing residential homes, we have a Down Payment Assistance Program to assist qualified buyers in their purchase.

For more information, view Downpayment Assistance Program Guidelines and Down Payment Assistance Program Application.

Board & Staff
Our board and staff have a combined experience of over 100 years of community pride and dedication in ensuring East Grand Forks is as good as it can be and when you choose us, it is the right choice.

Economic Development Authority Board
The Economic Development Authority Board typically meets twice a month.  To view who the members of the Board are along with previous minutes, agendas, and packets please click here.

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