Prairie West Development Foundation (Economic Development)

Our Mission

Prairie West Development Foundation (PWDF), a non-profit organization, is committed to the growth and ongoing success of the current and future business sectors of Beach, Golva, and Sentinel Butte in Golden Valley County, North Dakota.

PWDF partners with the City and County Governments, Beach Area Chamber of Commerce and the Community Learning and Technology Center. Together we:

  • Provide assistance in accessing local and state incentive programs
  • Provide Renaissance Zone and tax incentives available to North Dakota small businesses
  • Support business education
  • Support interest buy downs


  • position waiting to be filled


The Prairie West Development Foundation board meets:

  • 11:00 a.m.
  • 2nd Tuesday of the month
  • The Community Learning and Technology Center
    55 1st Street SE
    Beach, ND 58621

Board Members

  • Ben Baker - President
  • Arthur Marquez - Vice President
  • Rylea Begger - Treasurer
  • Terry Mollander - Board Member
  • Burt Cook - Board Member

Legal Notice

In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, Prairie West Development Foundation is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, call 701-872-3121 or write to:
Prairie West Development Foundation
Attention: Executive Director
P.O. Box 784
Beach, ND 58621-0784