Current Projects

Virtual Business Resource One-Stop-Shop

Thursday, August 24th – October 13th | VIRTUAL EVENT 

LIVE Event with Representatives from 10 am – 2 pm, Thursday, August 24th 

Do you own a small business or work in in the human resources department? Then you might be feeling overwhelmed with the new legislation changes on top of needing employees! Let the One-Stop-Shop be your resource for solution! 

Call to Action – Digital Connection Survey & Forums

We want to hear from you! Does access to the internet and ability to access it, whether that is having the an smart phone or current computer, to whether you know how to navigate the digital world, effect you? 

The Digital Connection Committee invites you to participate in a public survey and community forums. 

Elevate Community Business Academy Informational Sessions

July 31, August 2, August 8, August 10 | 6:00 – 7:00 pm | EDC office

Do you currently own a business or are you thinking of starting one? Learn more about this opportunity! 

Child Care Economic Development Grant Accepting Applications

Whether you are currently a child care provider, want to become one, or want to host a child care site- this grant is for you. Applications are open for Forgivable Loans, Transportation and Language Accommodation. Learn more today! 



Latest News

Two new ramps finished in Highway 23 project on southwest edge of Willmar, Minnesota

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Young entrepreneur opens boba shop in downtown Willmar

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