Stevens County Economic Improvement Commission, Inc. (SCEIC) is registered with the United States Internal Revenue Service, the Minnesota Department of Revenue, the Minnesota Secretary of State, and the Minnesota State Attorney General as a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. SCEIC is audited annually by an independent CPA/Accounting firm.
SCEIC has a staff of Economic Development Professionals who provide economic development services to make the economy of Stevens County more vital and viable through job retention and job growth.
The mission of SCEIC is TO RETAIN AND CREATE JOBS
The SCEIC offers free (or low cost) CONFIDENTIAL professional consulting services to businesses or individuals doing business in Stevens County or to those businesses or individuals who will locate their business in Stevens County. These services also include, but are not limited to:
- New Business Start-Up Planning
- Business Plan Development
- Business Loan Application Assistance
- Business Loan Packaging
- Locating Business Financial Resources
- Economic Development “Gap Financing” Loans for Business
- Business Training Referrals
- Academic, professional, technological and private consulting resources to assist businesses are made available whenever possible.
All services are conducted through a one-to-one process. All clients receive assistance with an emphasis on in-depth, problem solving aimed at helping to build a successful business.
2015 Strategic Plan for Economic Development
From October 2014 to April 2015 SCEIC conducted a series of public events to gather the thoughts, opinions and ideas from county-wide residents and organizations involved in the future economic conditions that will be guided by the 2015 SCEIC Strategic Plan. (word document)
SCEIC is not a government entity and does not provide legal or accounting services
SCEIC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROVIDER AND EMPLOYER