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Members Make A Difference


Your investment creates opportunities in Belle Fourche!

The Belle Fourche Development Corporation has kicked off its 2024 Investment Campaign
Your investment helped us to achieve our goals for Belle Fourche, which include ~
      • Sales and marketing for our State Certified Ready Site Industrial & Rail Park.
      • Promotion and working assistance for rail customers in the Belle Fourche Industrial & Rail Park.
      • Developed and implemented an ongoing plan for workforce housing in Belle Fourche.
      • Assisted with local new business development and expansion of existing business.
      • Work with state, regional, and local programs to further workforce development in our community and region.
      • Developed a Leadership program for Belle Fourche in conjunction with the Belle Fourche Chamber of Commerce.
      • Kicked off Empower Belle Fourche – a community development movement involving community members from all sectors.
      • Acquired and cleaned up property to expand business opportunities and parking for our downtown area west of Highway 85.

Become a Member Today

The Belle Fourche Development Corporation board thanks you for your investment support. Our goals for 2024 and beyond are possible because of you. Not yet a member? Join today!  Just click on the 2024 Member Application below, fill it out and return with your pledged amount.  Our monthly meetings are the second (2nd) Wednesday of every month unless otherwise noted on our website.  Meetings are held at the 5th & Grant Plaza conference room – 608 5th Avenue, Belle Fourche, SD.  BFDC Membership Application 2024


The Belle Fourche Development Corporation would like to recognize those businesses and individuals who contributed more than $100.00 during our 2023 Investment Campaign:

2024 Board of Directors:

  • Wendy Bowers, President
  • Karen Wagner, Vice President
  • Renae Schaffer, Treasurer & Past President
  • Levi Buck, Secretary
  • Julie Wingen
  • Darla Olson
  • Travis Featherston
  • Jesika Floyd
Community Representatives:
  • Frank Walton, Butte County Commission
  • Dr. Steve Willard, Superintendent of Schools for Belle Fourche
  • Angie Besler, Director of Belle Fourche Chamber of Commerce
  • Larry Schmaltz, Belle Fourche City Council
Community Partners:
  • City of Belle Fourche
  • Butte County
  • Butte County Railroad Authority
  • Belle Fourche School System
  • Belle Fourche Chamber of Commerce

For information regarding the Belle Fourche Development Corporation please call 605-892-5065

The office is located in the 5th & Grant Plaza, 608 5th Avenue – west side of Highway 85 in the downtown business district of Belle Fourche, South Dakota.

Belle Fourche Development Corporation

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (PDF), found online at, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at