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About FDDC....

Our Mission
To assist businesses by providing long term, lower rate financing for their growth and development, while improving the overall economic condition of the area.

First District Development Company (FDDC) is a non-profit corporation promoting economic development and job creation in Eastern South Dakota. Established in 1983 as a Certified Development Company, First District Development Company is licensed by the Small Business Administration (SBA) to offer the SBA 504 Loan Program.

Since 1983, FDDC has loaned over $95 million in SBA 504 financing to over 270 new or expanding businesses resulting in the creation of over 1800 jobs.

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, First District Development Company is an Equal Opportunity Lender, Provider, and Employer and is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex, and familial status. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at

NOTICE: To help the government fight the funding of terrorism and money laundering activities, Federal law requires all Certified Development Companies to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who applies for an SBA 504 Loan.
WHAT THIS MEANS FOR FDDC BORROWERS: When you apply for a 504 Loan, we will ask for your name, address, date of birth, and other information that will allow us to identify you. We may also ask to see your driver's license or other identifying documents.

Helping South Dakota's small businesses grow by providing...

SBA 504 Loans..