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Economic & Community Development

NMDC provides a wide range of services to both businesses and communities to stimulate economic growth and expansion. Our professional staff regularly works with representatives from member communities on a variety of planning, financial and infrastructure projects.

NMDC is committed to working with member communities to attract and retain businesses in the area to foster long-term sustainable economic growth for the region. We offer a variety of programs and services to communities and businesses.

Business Attraction Services for Communities

  • Develop strategies to attract business
  • Assistance with obtaining funding for infrastructure projects necessary to attract various businesses
  • Develop strategies to foster overall community and economic development

Business Attraction Services for Businesses

  • Incentives & Financing
  • Site Location
  • Labor Market Information

Financing & Tax Incentives

NMDC can assist communities and businesses with a  variety of programs to help attract and retain businesses. Some of the financial and tax incentive programs that we can assist with include:

  • Commercial and Small Business Loans
  • Employment Tax Increment Financing (ETIF)
  • Tax Increment Financing (TIF)
  • Governor's Training Initiative (GTI)


Economic & Community Development at NMDC


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