About SEDF

SEDF's Mission

Strengthening communities and stimulating economic development through small business lending and affordable housing initiatives

Service Area

Clay, Lincoln, McCook, Minnehaha, Turner, and Union counties in southeastern South Dakota


  • Governed by a five-member Board of Directors
    • Serves as the SEDF loan committee 
    • Meet monthly, or as needed, to approve SEDF loans 
  • SEDF also maintains a five-member Advisory Board
    • Meet quarterly  
    • Provides direct input to SEDF's governing board to help SEDF maintain accountability to its Target Market.