Growth Initiative Fund
The purpose of Growth Initiative Fund, Inc. (GIF) shall be to promote economic development in Cass County, North Dakota. The GIF shall exist to create and manage financial programs to grow and diversify the economy in Cass County.
The GIF is a revolving loan fund formed in 1993 by GFMEDC and administered by GFMEDC staff. The GIF is structured as a separate non-profit Type 1 Supporting Organization of the GFMEDC. The GIF is governed by seven board directors appointed by GFMEDC, Cass County, City of Fargo and City of West Fargo. The GIF received a large part of its early funding from contributions by the three public entities.