The Iowa Economic Development Authority helps to strengthen Iowa’s economy and communities by building partnerships and leveraging resources with the goal of making Iowa the choice for individuals and businesses. They focus on both business and community development and offer programs to assist in these areas. They are located at 1963 Bell Ave. Suite 200, Des Moines, IA 50315 and can be contacted by phone at 515-348-6200 and by email at [email protected]. Their offices administer programs and provide information and resources on a variety of topics including funding and tax credit opportunities.
They also operate the Targeted Small Business Certification & Recertification program which is designed to assist in the creation and expansion of Iowa small businesses that have annual gross sales of less than $4 million and are owned, operated and actively managed by women, minorities, or persons with a disability. Use our licensing navigator below to find more information on this licensing. If you have any questions, contact the ISL team through phone or text at 319-273-5444 or by email at [email protected].