• Business Resources

    Yankton has a wealth of resources and organizations that offer services to help you achieve your vision and increase your odds of long-term business success.



    Regional Technical Education Center, Inc. (RTEC)
    RTEC offers high quality, accessible, affordable technical education and training opportunities which can enhance the ability of individuals to obtain and retain employment while also finding creative learning experiences which will serve to “home grow our own workforce.”


    1200 W. 21st St.
    Yankton, SD 57078
    (605) 668-5700


    Small Business Development Center
    The mission is to help new entrepreneurs realize their dream of business ownership and assist existing businesses in their efforts to remain competitive. SBDC offices provide professional, confidential, and no-cost business consulting services, including one-on-one counseling and training, to individuals starting a business or looking for ways to improve an existing business.


    1808 Summit St.
    Yankton, SD  57078
    (605) 665-0751
    Small Business Learning Centerwww.sba.gov/sba-learning-center/search/everything/financing



    Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)
    SBIR provides increased opportunities for small businesses to meet federal research and development needs by fostering and encouraging participation in technological innovation programs offered by federal agencies. It is a highly competitive three phase grant program. The SBIR program provides $2.5 billion dollars per year through 4,800 awards to small businesses to develop new products and processes that address federal research and development needs. 


    2329 N. Career Ave.
    Sioux Falls SD 57107
    (605) 367-5757


    South Dakota Department of Education
    Successful businesses require talented workers. 7th-12th grade students are actively exploring and planning their careers and education options through www.sdmylife.com. The MyLife Network enables businesses to showcase themselves, highlight the opportunities they offer and connect with students who have expressed interest in companies listed in the network.


    800 Governors Dr.
    Pierre, SD  57501
    (605) 773-3423


    South Dakota Department of Labor
    Their mission is to promote economic opportunity and financial security for individuals and businesses through quality, responsive and expert services; fair and equitable employment solutions; and safe and sound business practices. Along with being a good source to list your business job postings they also work with individuals to complete a National Career Readiness Certificate to verify to employers that they have the essential core employability skills.

    3113 Spruce St., Ste. 124
    Yankton, SD  57078
    (605) 668-2900


    South Dakota Enterprise Institute (SDEI)
    The Enterprise Institute is a private, non-profit corporation that provides customized business development and commercialization services to researchers, inventors, and start-up companies in South Dakota.


    2329 N. Career Ave., Ste. 314
    Sioux Falls, SD 57107
    (605) 697-5015


    South Dakota Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED)
    No matter what your economic development needs in South Dakota are, the GOED can probably help. They have an array of resources – from financing to research, from networking to cutting red tape – which you can use to help your new or existing business grow.


    GOED offers a variety of flexible financing options to new and expanding companies including the REDI fund, EDFA, SBA 504, MicroLOAN and more. Visit their Web site for information on Financing & Incentives to how to Build Your Business.


    711 E. Wells Ave.
    Pierre, SD 57501
    (605) 773-3301



    South Dakota International Trade Center (SD ITC)
    SD ITC serves as a source of management assistance to small businesses considering exporting, new to exporting, and analyzing your business’s international trade needs. 


    1 W. Weather Ln., Ste. 400
    Sioux Falls, SD 57104
    (605) 338-3424


    South Dakota Manufacturing Technology Solutions (SD MTS)
    For South Dakota manufacturers to address today’s highly complex business challenges. Our consultants work with you in areas of strategic planning, lean enterprise, process improvement, plant layout, training, new product development, and more. We’ll help you customize solutions, become more productive, deliver on-time, fix quality issues, cut costs, develop leadership and grow your business. 


    2329 N. Career Ave., Ste. 117
    Sioux Falls, SD 57107
    (605) 367-5757



    South Dakota Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)
    The PTAC provides assistance to South Dakota businesses who wish to contract with local, state and federal government agencies.


    1808 Summit St.
    Yankton, SD  57078
    (605) 665-4408


    Southeast Job Link
    Southeast Job Link is a Career Learning Center with the purpose to provide employment training services that meet the needs of employers and job seekers in the region.


    1200 W. 21st St.
    Yankton, SD 57078
    (605) 668-3480


    South Dakota Workforce Initatives
    The State of South Dakota offers programs to connect employers to qualified job applicants. Our goal is to meet workforce needs to grow business and our economy. 


    Click HERE for brochure of programs available.


    711 E. Wells Ave.
    Pierre, SD  57501
    (800) 872-6190


    Yankton Area Chamber of Commerce
    Throughout the year the Chamber offers different business seminars. Visit www.yanktonsd.com/seminars for upcoming sessions.


    The Yankton Chamber is the largest business member organization in Yankton and we are here to serve commerce and industry. With over 400+ plus members we provide business resources, training, advocacy, networking and support.  Join today by clicking HERE.



    803 E. 4th St.
    Yankton, SD  57078
    (605) 665-3636



    • (800) 888-1460
    • (605) 665-3636
    • 803 E. 4th St.
    • Yankton, SD
    • 57078