About Us

JDA Mission

  The mission of the Rugby JDA is to create new wealth for area residents through a proactive economic development program. The JDA will promote existing business activities, facilitate business expansions, and recruit business that enhance and fit in the community and encourage new ideas and ventures all of which lead to jobs that provide for an appropriate standard of living.     

Business and Industry

 From craftsmen to manufacturing, to agriculture and health care, Rugby has the resources and opportunities to grow your business. Home to almost 200 businesses,  including small retail stores, restaurants, and national manufacturers, Rugby has a labor force to support enterprises with as many as 370 employees.  And with an infrastructure to take your products where they need to go, Rugby continues to support an entrepreneurial vision with local, regional, and global awareness. 


Home town atmosphere with people who care. Rugby is nestled in the Geographical Center of North America, and has been a major attraction to many. Our public and private schools offer great opportunities for students to learn and grow. Neighborhoods around the Rugby area are safe and we appreciate that our children can walk to the park and ride their bikes without worry. Rugby is filled with exciting and friendly people who geniunely care about their neighbors.


Grow your family and your business in Rugby, North Dakota. Make Rugby your hometown. We are the Geographical Center for growth, development, and opportunity. Rugby Job Development Authority is here to serve the community and provide community empowerment resources necessary for a strong foundation and sustainable economic growth.

Contact Us

Stop by or call us for an appointment

We would love to hear from you, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.

Rugby Job Development Authority

126 2nd Ave SW Ste 101, Rugby, ND 58368, US

(701) 776-7655


Monday - Friday: 9am - 4pm

Saturday: By appointment

Sunday: Closed