Elevate Rapid City announces the inaugural class of Elevate Leadership InstituteAugust 19, 2021
The Elevate Leadership Institute will continue to develop partnerships with a purpose to elevate the region for all.
Brandis Knudsen, Elevate Rapid City’s Small Business Development and Investor Relations Director, receives two national sales awardsJuly 19, 2021
After only two years with Elevate Rapid City, Brandis Knudsen is already being recognized nationally for his achievements in sales.
Local American Advertising Federation Chapter wins two first place Awards at ADMERICAJune 29, 2021
AAF-Black Hills won two prestigious Club Achievement awards at ADMERICA.
Elevate Rapid City accepting applications for inaugural Elevate Leadership InstituteJune 10, 2021
Elevate Rapid City is excited to hold its first Leadership Institute class this fall and is accepting applications through July 15.
Workforce Development Scholarships AnnouncedMay 25, 2021
The Workforce Development Committee of Elevate Rapid City and the Black Hills Area Community Foundation are pleased to announce the Elevate Rapid City Workforce Development Scholarship winners.
Dakota Butcher to open Rapid City locationMay 13, 2021
Family-owned, South Dakota company, Dakota Butcher, is bringing their top-quality homemade products and excellent customer service to Rapid City.
With Help of Elevate Rapid City, B&T Manufacturing Expands to Rapid CityFebruary 17, 2021
Expanding to Rapid City allows for an increase in production capabilities to meet the demands of the industry, and also brings more high-paying jobs to the region.
44th Beef Bust recognizes Youth Day participantsFebruary 04, 2021
The Elevate Rapid City Ag & Natural Resources Committee continued a tradition that provided lunches to participants in the Black Hills Stock Show & Rodeo Youth Day on January 30, 2021.
Lloyd Companies updates plans for downtown projectNovember 27, 2020
Groundbreaking for new development at 5th Street and Saint Joseph Street is planned for spring 2021.The first phase will include loft apartments as well as retail development on the first floor.
Brian Rupert Awarded 2020 Spirit of Enterprise AwardNovember 20, 2020
The Enterprise Institute awarded the 2020 Spirit of Enterprise Award to Brian Rupert of Hill City, SD at the annual Innovation Expo.
SatCom Marketing, Minneapolis-based company, Expands to Rapid CityOctober 30, 2020
The company had been watching recent events across the country during the pandemic and knew the expansion they had been considering for months needed a location with a stable workforce and a stable business climate.
Elevate Rapid City Launches EPIC New Market Research Tool Available for BusinessesSeptember 24, 2020
Startups and existing businesses will be able to work with Elevate staff to get answers on markets, trends, competitors, and the trade area, which can then be turned into a custom report. This will help businesses make better decisions about markets and in conjunction with their advisors develop a plan for business growth.
Small Business Administration Honors Black Hills BusinessesSeptember 23, 2020
VRC Metal Systems and About You Physical Therapy are recognized by the South Dakota Small Business Administration.
Elevate Rapid City to Aid Child Care Providers Affected by COVID-19September 02, 2020
Elevate Rapid City in partnership with the John T. Vucurevich Foundation is making $250,000 available through a new Child Care Providers Loan Program to help those in the Rapid City area experiencing hardship as a result of COVID-19.
New housing trust fund gets big boost from Elevate Rapid CityAugust 04, 2020
Elevate Rapid City contributes $150,000 to the Affording Housing Initiative. The Fund will help alleviate some of the challenges homeowners and renters are facing with the COVID-19 crisis.
Is your business prepared to serve the military?July 13, 2020
As city restrictions on social distancing have been lifted, we would encourage businesses to keep in mind the guidelines and restrictions for Ellsworth and military personnel.
Benchmark Data Labs RebrandsMay 29, 2020
When Black Hills Knowledge Network was formed in 2009, the goal was simple: to empower individuals, organizations, and communities to make smart, informed decisions. Eight years later both the nonprofit organization's activities and name may have changed, but its mission remains the same.
Elevate Rapid City Creates Bridge Loan to aid Small Businesses affected by COVID-19March 30, 2020
Elevate Rapid City is making $750,000 available through its new Emergency Bridge Loan Program to help small business owners in the Rapid City area experiencing economic damage as a result of COVID-19. Loans can be up to $15,000 per eligible business.