Economic Development


Winona County Economic Development Authority (EDA) Mission Statement is to build a strong, diversified and sustainable economy as means to improve the quality of life of County residents. The EDA promotes the use of innovative strategies ensuring the sound stewardship of natural resources by entrepreneurs, businesses, agriculture, and rural communities.

Economic Development Authority Revolving Loan Fund

The Winona County Revolving Loan Fund was capitalized by a Grant from the State of Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development Minnesota Investment Fund in 2007. The grant provided low-interest loans for businesses recovering from the floods of 2007 and repayments are available for loans to businesses throughout Winona County.

For additional information please review the Guidelines and Application and call Kay Qualley at 507-457-6520.