Minnesota Business Finance Corporation (MBFC) presented an economic development grant to Greater Bemidji, Inc.
Pictured below: Mike Stearns met with Tiffany Fettig for presentation of the grant check at her office. Stearns is Vice President of Business Development for MBFC in the Detroit Lakes office. Fettig is the Director of Business Development for Greater Bemidji, Inc.
MBFC supports economic development to grow resources available to businesses in Minnesota. If your organization has an event, project, or Veteran Owned Business, please contact MBFC for details how to apply for our grant or rebate programs.

Greater Bemidji, Inc. will use the grant towards their newest program called LaunchPad. MBFC supports the use of economic development tools such as LaunchPad which offers tailored support to top tier entrepreneurs in the Bemidji area.
Fettig said that the additional resources and development of this outreach shows high-growth potential businesses that the community is seeing current success. She also notes there will be continuing training, skill building opportunities, and formation of an entrepreneur group within the community to continue to highlight a strong and supportive start-up business community.
For additional information about Greater Bemidji, Inc.’s
LaunchPad program click here for a link to their website.
For a link to an article by Twin Cities Business, highlighting Bemidji’s growth, new town center (including Greater Bemidji, Inc.), click here.