Welcoming Community Roadmap Goals: Economic Oppportunities

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The best place to be from ... and move to!

Economic Opportunities

Ensuring all have opportunities for validating work environments and small business startup support.  

When newcomers and long-term residents alike can find meaningful work and advance, they become financially stable and personally fulfilled. And the Grand Forks economy thrives.



Recommendations and Strategies





Welcoming Community Roadmap Report Cover


Welcoming Community Report - Read it here!


Roadmap Development Documents

Survey Results

Focus Group Findings

Workgroup Kickoff Presentation

Workgroup Packet - Background

Data Report


Grand Forks City Council Resolution of Inclusion

2017 Inclusion Resolution






 Mayor Brown


"The City of Grand Forks is the proud home to many new immigrants and refugees who come to our great city to begin new lives, families and opportunities. Together, our existing and new residents create the tapestry that help define our community, and together we create a 'Welcoming Grand Forks'." - Mayor Michael R. Brown