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6th Avenue Corridor/Des Moines

The 6th Avenue Corridor in Des Moines is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts. s2e partner.

Breann Bey

Phone: (515) 314-4243
Website

PO Box 8225
Des Moines, IA 50301

Adams Community Economic Development Corporation

Nonprofit that assists business and industry development through revolving loan fund, Main Street Corning, and other business development resources and experience.

Raelynne Risser

Phone: (641) 322-5229
Website

710 Davis Avenue
Corning, IA 50841

Advance Southwest Iowa Corporation

Advance Southwest Iowa Corporation is the economic development arm of Council Bluffs and all of Pottawattamie County. Advance focuses on business attraction and retention, site development, entrepreneurship and the promotion of talent retention and recruitment.

Niki Fergusun

Phone: (402) 960-8505
Website

149 W. Broadway
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Albia Industrial Development Corporation

Albia Industrial was organized in 1956 with one purpose in mind – to improve the economy of Albia and Monroe County by developing new employment opportunities for the residents of our area.

Dan Tometich

Phone: (641) 932-7233
Website

1 Benton Avenue West
Albia, IA 52531

Allamakee County Economic Development & Tourism

Allamakee County Economic Development is a nonprofit county based organization focused on economic development and tourism.

Valerie Reinke

Phone: (563) 568-2624
Website

101 West Main Street
Waukon, IA 52172

America's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Iowa - Ames

America’s SBDC Iowa provides free, customized business advice and low cost training to entrepreneurs and existing businesses, plus access to other information and experts.

Leah Locke

Phone: (515) 296-7828
Website

1805 Collaboration Place
Suite 1330
Ames, IA 50010

America's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Iowa - Burlington

America’s SBDC Iowa provides free, customized business advice and low cost training to entrepreneurs and existing businesses, plus access to other information and experts.

Janine Clover

Phone: (319) 208-5381
Website

610 N 4th St
Suite 209
Burlington, IA 52601

America's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Iowa - Cedar Falls

America’s SBDC Iowa provides no-cost, confidential, customized business advice and resources to entrepreneurs, startups and existing small businesses, plus access to other information and experts.

Amy Dutton

Phone: (319) 273-4328
Website

8120 Jennings Dr
Suite 13
Cedar Falls, IA 50613

America's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Iowa - Coralville

America’s SBDC Iowa provides free, customized business advice and low cost training to entrepreneurs and existing businesses, plus access to other information and experts.

Paul Heath

Phone: (319) 335-3742
Website

W140 BioVentures Center
2500 Crosspark Rd
Coralville, IA 52241

America's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Iowa - Council Bluffs

America’s SBDC Iowa provides free, customized business advice and low cost training to entrepreneurs and existing businesses, plus access to other information and experts.

Josh Baker

Phone: (712) 256-7728
Website

2700 College Road
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

America's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Iowa - Creston

America’s SBDC Iowa provides free, customized business advice and low cost training to entrepreneurs and existing businesses, plus access to other information and experts.

Jamie David

Phone: (641) 782-1483
Website

1501 W Townline
Creston, IA 50801

America's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Iowa - Davenport

America’s SBDC Iowa provides free, customized business advice and low cost training to entrepreneurs and existing businesses, plus access to other information and experts.

Joel Youngs

Phone: (563) 336-3401
Website

Urban Campus East
101 W. 3rd St, Ste 161
Davenport, IA 52801

America's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Iowa - Dubuque

America’s SBDC Iowa provides free, customized business advice and low cost training to entrepreneurs and existing businesses, plus access to other information and experts.

Jay Wickham

Phone: (563) 588-3350
Website

Schmid Innovation Center
900 Jackson St, Ste 110
Dubuque, IA 52001

America's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Iowa - Fort Dodge

America’s SBDC Iowa provides free, customized business advice and low cost training to entrepreneurs and existing businesses, plus access to other information and experts.

Justin Faiferlick

Phone: (515) 574-1995
Website

2031 Quail Avenue
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

America's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Iowa - Hiawatha

America’s SBDC Iowa provides free, customized business advice and low cost training to entrepreneurs and existing businesses, plus access to other information and experts.

Michael Wampler

Phone: (319) 377-8256
Website

1770 Boyson Rd.
Hiawatha, IA 52233

America's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Iowa - Mason City

America’s SBDC Iowa provides no fee, customized business advice and affordable training to entrepreneurs and existing businesses, plus access to other information and experts.

Brook Boehmler

Phone: (641) 422-4342
Website

500 College Drive
Suite 120A
Mason City, IA 50401

America's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Iowa - Ottumwa

America’s SBDC Iowa provides free, customized business advice and low cost training to entrepreneurs and existing businesses, plus access to other information and experts.

Kelly Prickett

Phone: (641) 683-5188
Website

15330 Truman St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

America's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Iowa - Sioux City

America’s SBDC Iowa provides free, customized business advice and low cost training to entrepreneurs and existing businesses, plus access to other information and experts.

Todd Rausch

Phone: (712) 317-3406
Website

4647 Stone Ave, Rm B113
PO Box 5199
Sioux City, IA 51102

America's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Iowa - Spencer

America’s SBDC Iowa provides free, customized business advice and low cost training to entrepreneurs and existing businesses, plus access to other information and experts.

Jeff Vierkant

Phone: (712) 262-4213
Website

1900 Grand Ave,
Suite B1
Spencer, IA 51301

America's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Iowa - State Office

America’s SBDC Iowa provides no fee, customized business advice and affordable training to entrepreneurs and existing businesses, plus access to other information and experts.

Lisa Shimkat

Phone: (515) 294-2030
Website

1805 Collaboration Pl.
Suite 1331
Ames, IA 50010

America's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Iowa - Windsor Heights

America’s SBDC Iowa provides free, customized business advice and low cost training to entrepreneurs and existing businesses, plus access to other information and experts.

Jenica Johnson

Phone: (515) 331-8954
Website

6500 University Ave.
Suite 100
Windsor Heights, IA 50324

Ames Economic Development Commission

The Ames Economic Development Commission (AEDC) stands ready to assist with site location, packaging of financial incentives, or demonstrating an available workforce.

Dan Culhane

Phone: (515) 232-2310
Website

304 Main Street
Ames, IA 50010

Ames Main Street

In 2018 the Main Street Cultural District rebranded to Ames Main Street. We are the organization that serves the location known as Downtown Ames. Downtown Ames is more than just our Main Street, we are Douglas, Kellogg, Burnett, Clark, and 5th Street. We are Bandshell Park to the east, and Wheatsfield Cooperative to the west. We are the heart of Ames.

Ames Main Street is a Cultural & Entertainment District, an official designation from Iowa Cultural Affairs.

Sarah Dvorsky

Phone: (515) 233-3472
Website

304 Main St.
Ames, IA 50010

Ankeny Economic Development Corp.

A privately-funded organization of 75 Ankeny, Iowa area businesses dedicated to bringing jobs and tax base to the Ankeny area.

Joey Beech

Phone: (515) 964-0747
Website

110 N. Ankeny Boulevard, Suite 200
PO Box 1292
Ankeny, IA 50021

Aplington Economic Development Corporation

Local entity dedicated to promoting all aspects of economic development for the community of Aplington, Iowa.

Phone: (319) 347-2425
Website

409 10th St.
PO Box 308
Aplington, IA 50604

Appanoose Economic Development Corporation

AEDC provides resources, information, and low interest loans available to all businesses located in Appanoose County.

Sarah Lind

Phone: (641) 856-3388
Website

101 West Van Buren Street
Suite 1
Centerville, IA 52544

Area 15 Regional Planning Commission

Area 15 is a regional planning agency that provides planning and technical assistance to local governments in Davis, Jefferson, Keokuk, Mahaska, Van Buren, and Wapello Counties.

Matt Naumann

Phone: (641) 684-6551
Website

224 East Second Street
Ottumwa, IA 52501

Avoca Main Street

Avoca Main Street, Inc.’s mission is to promote, preserve, and enhance the Main Street District in Avoca, Iowa.

Amber Mohr

Phone: (712) 307-0172
Website

203 N Elm St.
Avoca, IA 51521

Belle Plaine Community Development Corporation/Main Street

Belle Plaine is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Morgan Mitchell

Phone: (319) 434-6481
Website

702 12th St.
PO Box 163
Belle Plaine, IA 52208

Belmond Growth Alliance

BIDCO is a non-profit Corporation operating to attract new busines to Britt, assist existing business to grow and prosper.

Julie Hegge

Phone: (641) 444-3937
Website

112 2nd Ave. NE
Belmond, IA 50421

Bi-State Regional Commission

Bi-State Regional Commission serves as a forum for intergovernmental cooperation and delivery of regional programs and assists local governments in planning and project development.

Denise Bulat

Phone: (309) 793-6300
Website

1504 Third Ave., Third Floor
Third Floor
Rock Island, IL 61201

BioConnect Iowa

The Iowa Innovation Corporation (IICorp) is a 501(c)(3) organization, established in 2011 by the Iowa Economic Development Authority to foster economic development in Iowa through the growth and success of innovative new technology-driven businesses.

Anne Price

Phone: (515) 421-4389
Website

666 Walnut Street
Suite 1285
Des Moines, IA 50309

Black Hawk Economic Development, Inc.

Black Hawk Economic Development, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides economic development financing on a state-wide basis.

Steve Brustkern

Phone: (319) 235-2960
Website

1001 Peoples Square
Waterloo, IA 50702

Bloomfield Main Street

Bloomfield is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Jennifer Cutler

Phone: (641) 664-2309
Website

101 E. Franklin St.
Bloomfield, IA 52537

Bondurant Development Inc.

Bondurant Development, Inc. (BDI) is a non-profit economic development organization.

Tiffany Luing

Phone: (515) 720-1079
Website

PO Box 165
Bondurant, IA 50035

Broker Tech Ventures

BTV exists to bend the innovation curve, to challenge and ultimately to change the insurance industry. We are running hard, and we are playing with the infinite game in mind.

Phone:
Website

500 Locust St.
Rowley, IA 52329

Buchanan County Economic Development

Our championing focus is on attracting and expanding business in the county area, as well as maintaining and developing the complimenting workforce and infrastructure.

Lisa Kremer

Phone: (319) 334-7497
Website

112 1st St. E
PO Box 109
Independence, IA 50644

Business License Information Center at the University of Northern Iowa

Licensing, permitting and registration information for start-up and expanding businesses.

BLIC Team

Phone: (319) 273-5444
Website

8120 Jennings Dr.
Cedar Falls, IA 50614

Butler Grundy Development Alliance

Our office is eager to help with site location, getting the financing together for your project, leveraging state and local incentives that may apply, and helping you connect with workforce.

Jeff Kolb

Phone: (319) 267-2858
Website

422 North Main St.
PO Box 403
Allison, IA 50602

Calhoun County Economic Development Corp.

CCEDC – connecting businesses and communities with resources for success.

Riley Bleam

Phone: (712) 297-5601
Website

501 Court St.
Rockwell City, IA 50579

Cass/Atlantic Development Corporation

Cass County’s economic development organization.

Jennifer McEntaffer

Phone: (712) 243-2022
Website

14 West 6th Street
Atlantic, IA 50022

Cedar County Economic Development Commission

A rural economic development commission with great location and many assets to offer.

Rod Ness

Phone: (563) 886-3761
Website

101 Lynn St.
Tipton, IA 52772

Cedar Falls Community Main Street

Cedar Falls is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Kim Bear

Phone: (319) 277-0213
Website

310 E 4th St.
Cedar Falls, IA 50613

Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance

Business Support, Community Development, Economic Development, Public Policy for the Cedar Rapids Area.

Doug Neumann

Phone: (319) 398-5317
Website

501 First Street SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Cedar Valley Growth Fund I, Inc.

The first and only 501c3 economic development corporation in Iowa, created to help new and existing businesses overcome challenges by providing innovative financial solutions.

Linda Laylin

Phone: (319) 883-3010
Website

3835 West 9th Street
Waterloo, IA 50702

Cedar Valley TechWorks, Inc.

Cedar Valley TechWorks is a regional bioeconomy campus focused on connecting intellectual property, technology and industry innovators to commercialize and manufacture products.

Cary Darrah

Phone: (319) 232-1156
Website

360 Westfield Ave.
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Waterloo, IA 50701

Center for Innovation & Leadership at Northwestern College

The Center for Innovation & Leadership connects students’ ingenuity and organizational leaders’ insight to create shared opportunities that serve Christ’s kingdom and the common good. The center invests in communities, organizations and initiatives through collaborative, innovative, Christ-centered leadership development and problem-solving services and opportunities

Erica Vonk

Phone: (712) 707-7015
Website

101 7th Street SW
Orange City, IA 51041

Central City Mainstreet

Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Alycia Maxwell

Phone: (319) 438-1761
Website

137 N 4th Street
137 N 4th Street
Central City, IA 52214

Central Iowa Power Cooperative (CIPCO)

Central Iowa Power Cooperative (CIPCO) is Iowa’s largest cooperative energy provider serving 13 rural electric cooperatives and associations spanning 58 of Iowa’s 99 counties.

Bill Cherrier

Phone: (319) 366-8011
Website

1400 Highway 13 SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403

Chamber and Development Council of Crawford County

The purpose of this organization is to maintain, enhance and grow the economic viability of the Crawford County communities.

Evan Blakley

Phone: (712) 263-5621
Website

109 North Main St.
Denison, IA 51442

Chariton Area Chamber/Main Street

Chariton is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts. Using the Main Street Four Point Approach®, local leaders have implemented practical management strategies producing fundamental changes in Iowa’s Main Streets.

Alicia McGee

Phone: (641) 774-4059
Website

104 North Grand St.
P.O. Box 735
Chariton, IA 50049

Chariton Valley Planning & Development

Primary Services: 1) Transportation Planning 2) CDBG Admin & Writing (Sewer/Water, Housing, Comm. Fac, EDSA) 3) Hazard Mitigation 4) Technical Support for programs 5) Starting Codification 6) Environmental Reiew (prepare) 7) Davis-Bacon Compliance

Nichole Moore

Phone: (641) 437-4359
Website

308 North 12th Street
Centerville, IA 52544

Charles City Area Development Corporation

Charles City Area Development Corporation provides support and services to existing and new businesses in Charles City.

Timothy Fox

Phone: (641) 228-3020
Website

401 North Main Street
Suite 1
Charles City, IA 50616

Charles City Community Revitalization

Charles City is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Mark Wicks

Phone: (641) 228-4234
Website

401 North Main Street
Charles City, IA 50616

Cherokee Area Economic Development

We provide assistance with market research, business plan development, site selection and referral for other services.

Bill Anderson

Phone: (712) 225-5739
Website

201 W Main St
Cherokee, IA 51012

Cherokee Area Economic Development

Cherokee Area Economic Development Corporation’s mission is to retain and attract business, agriculture, and residents to Cherokee County. To that end, we strive to ensure that existing businesses prosper and new businesses receive all available advantages. Our programs offer technical and financial assistance. We also work to ensure a great quality of life for our residents.

Jana Utesch

Phone: (712) 225-5739
Website

201 W Main St
Cherokee, IA 51012

City of Ankeny

The City of Ankeny Economic Development Department provides support and services to existing and new businesses in Ankeny.

Derek Lord

Phone: (515) 965-6430
Website

410 W. First St.
Ankeny, IA 50023

City of Cedar Falls Economic Development

Cedar Falls Economic Development is the one stop shop for all local economic development activity promoting the City’s motto of Our Citizens are Our Business.

Shane Graham

Phone: (319) 273-8600
Website

220 Clay Street
Cedar Falls, IA 50613

City of Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Cedar Rapids is a vibrant hometown, nationally ranked for economic growth, and committed to attract businesses to enhance the mix of two dozen Fortune 500 companies and 300 manufacturing facilities.

David Connolly

Phone: (319) 286-5067
Website

101 First Street SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

City of Clive, Iowa

The City of Clive is a municipal government that is able to provide assistance in various ways to small businesses and entrepreneurs. The services include assistance with identifying financial assistance opportunities through the City itself, regional programs and State of Iowa financial assistance initiatives.

Matthew McQuillen

Phone: (515) 223-6220
Website

1900 NW 114th Street
Clive, IA 50325

City of Davenport

The great City of Davenport is the ideal place in which to work, own a business, or build a professional career.

Susanne Knutsen

Phone: (563) 326-7765
Website

226 West 4th Street
Davenport, IA 52801

City of Des Moines

The City of Des Moines’ Office of Economic Development’s goal is to assist businesses to locate and expand in the City of Des Moines. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of businesses by focusing our resources and implementing creative approaches to assure the success of your project.

Erin Olson-Douglas

Phone: (515) 283-4021
Website

400 Robert D. Ray Dr.
Des Moines, IA 50309

City of Fort Dodge

The City of Fort Dodge provides technical assistance in identifying sites for redevelopment opportunities as well as funding sources.

Vickie Reeck

Phone: (515) 576-4551 Ext: 1004
Website

819 1st Ave. South
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

City of Maquoketa

The City of Maquoketa is a community of over 6100 citizens that features a strong presence in the areas of educational, healthcare, and city services.

Kelley Brown

Phone: (563) 652-4549
Website

119 South Main Street
Suite 5
Maquoketa, IA 52060

City of Newton

The City of Newton, 30 minutes east of downtown Des Moines on Interstate 80, is a proactive, business-friendly community that shines bright as a place for growing businesses.

Craig Armstrong

Phone: (641) 792-6622
Website

403 W 4th St. N
Suite 501
Newton, IA 50208

City of Norwalk Economic Development

The City of Norwalk offers a distinct identity— a family-friendly and economically strong community with a business friendly atmosphere conveniently located in the southern part of the metro. Norwalk shares borders with neighboring cities of Des Moines, West Des Moines and Cumming and serves as the closest suburban community to the Des Moines International Airport.

Hollie Zajicek

Phone: (515) 314-5862
Website

1104 Sunset Drive
Norwalk, IA 50211

City of Pocahontas

Pocahontas is a community of 1,789 people located in northwest Iowa with highly rated schools and a prosperous business community with many parks and services.

Joann DeWall

Phone: (712) 335-4841
Website

23 West Elm Avenue
P.O. Box 69
Pocahontas, IA 50574

City of Sioux Center

City of Sioux Center provides support and services to existing and new businesses in Sioux Center.

Dennis Dokter

Phone: (712) 722-0761 Ext: 129
Website

335 1st Avenue NW
Sioux Center, IA 51250

City of Sioux City

The Sioux City Economic Development Department provides resources to new and existing businesses through effective business development programs.

Marty Dougherty

Phone: (712) 279-6345
Website

405 6th Street
Sioux City, IA 51101

City of Urbandale - Economic Development

The purpose of the Economic Development Department is to protect business and citizen investments and improve quality of life by designing and implementing strategies for tax base expansion and employment opportunities in Urbandale.

Curtis Brown

Phone: (515) 331-6756
Website

3600 86th Street
Urbandale, IA 50322

City of West Des Moines

The Community and Economic Development Department of the City of West Des Moines welcomes entrepreneurs and small businesses.

Clyde Evans

Phone: (515) 273-0770
Website

4200 Mills Civic Pkwy.
PO Box 65320
West Des Moines, IA 50265

Clarence Main Street

The Mission of Clarence Main Street is to be a partner and advocate for the energizing of our Historic Main Street District; with a focus on small business growth and social vitality of the community.

Michele Pisman

Phone: (563) 265-0711
Website

514 Lombard St.
PO Box 44
Clarence, IA 52216

Clarinda Economic Development Corporation

CEDC is an organization tasked with providing assistance to new and established businesses, both in information and financing.

Amy McQueen

Phone: (712) 542-2160
Website

101 N 15th St.
PO Box 339
Clarinda, IA 51632

Clarion Chamber & Development

The Clarion Chamber & Development aggressively supports, retains, and attracts business and industry to the community while creating a superior quality of life for its citizens.

Ali Disney

Phone: (515) 532-2256
Website

302 S. Main St.
P.O. Box 6
Clarion, IA 50525

Clarke County Development Corporation

CCDC is a economic development organization focused on supporting existing business, attracting new business and creating a business climate that enables startups.

William (Bill) Trickey

Phone: (641) 342-2944
Website

115 East Washington St.
PO Box 426
Osceola, IA 50213

Clayton County Development Group

Clayton County Development Group enhances the opportunity for business development, for the creation of wealth of its citizens.

Darla Kelchen

Phone: (563) 245-2201
Website

200 E. Bridge St.
P.O. Box 778
Elkader, IA 52043

Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce

The Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce serves its membership through providing opportunities in networking, advocacy and business resources.

Stacy Doughan

Phone: (641) 357-2159
Website

205 Main Avenue
Clear Lake, IA 50428

Colfax Main Street

Colfax is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Stuart Patterson

Phone: (515) 674-9071
Website

1 West Howard St.
P.O. Box 62
Colfax, IA 50054

Collaborate DSM

Looking for an office to rent? We are a coworking space where entrepreneurs, small & large businesses, and members of our community come together to innovate, connect, collaborate, and grow.

Jackie Bassman

Phone: (515) 306-8603
Website

3106 Ingersoll Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312

Community and Economic Development Department

The Community and Economic Development Department of the City of Hawarden is the regional resource partner for businesses in the City of Hawarden and southwest Sioux County, Iowa.

Larry Cope

Phone: (712) 551-2565
Website

1150 Central Ave
Hawarden, IA 51023

Conrad Chamber - Main Street

Conrad is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Krista Grant

Phone: (641) 366-2108
Website

204 E Center St.
PO Box 266
Conrad, IA 50621

Corn Belt Power Cooperative

Corn Belt Power supplies electricity to member cooperatives that serve farms, rural residences, small towns, businesses and industries in 41 counties in northern Iowa.

Jim Vermeer

Phone: (515) 332-2571
Website

1300 13th Street North
P.O. Box 508
Humboldt, IA 50548

CoWork @ 808 - MERGE

The IC CoLab @ MERGE and CoWork @ 808 are designed to create and cultivate a knowledge ecosystem for entrepreneurs and startups, offering vital resources and connections to successfully create, launch, and grow new companies in ICR Iowa.

Stephanie Verdinez

Phone:
Website

808 5th Street
Suite 5
Coralville, IA 52241

coworkQC

COWORKQC is a shared workspace and thriving coworking community in downtown Davenport, Iowa. We exist to encourage productivity in work and life for small business owners, nonprofits, remote workers, and freelance creatives.

Rena Gainey

Phone: (563) 265-2527
Website

102 East 2nd St.
Davenport, IA 52801

Creative Adventure Lab

Creative Adventure Lab fosters creativity and innovation to generate value in the Community. Our Innovation Lab helps entrepreneurs, businesses, and organizations generate and launch new ideas.

Eric Dregne

Phone: (563) 607-5366
Website

210 Jones Street
Suite 100
Dubuque, IA 52001

CYstarters

CYstarters is an 11-week summer accelerator for Iowa State students or recent graduates to focus on their startup or business idea. Students will receive $6,500 per individual or up to $13,000 for a student team. Cohort members spend their summer dedicated to achieving their startup goals and pursuing entrepreneurial aspirations.

Megan Graettinger

Phone: (515) 296-3260
Website

1805 Collaboration Pl
Ames, IA 50010

Czech Village-New Bohemia/Cedar Rapids

Czech Village-New Bohemia in Cedar Rapids is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Monica Vernon

Phone: (319) 432-9785
Website

1107 3rd Street SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Decatur County Development Corporation

Decatur County Development Corporation is the economic authority serving Decatur County, IA. We inspire economic growth among businesses & community members who thrive.

Cierra Fountain

Phone: (641) 442-6511
Website

207 N. Main Street
Leon, IA 50144

Delaware County Economic Development

Delaware County Economic Development serving all business and industries of Delaware County.

Donna Boss

Phone: (563) 927-3325
Website

200 East Main
Manchester, IA 52057

Des Moines West Side Chamber of Commerce

The mission of the Des Moines West Side Chamber of Commerce is to serve our community by supporting and enhancing the unique quality of life and commerce that defines the Des Moines West Side. If you are doing business on the Des Moines West Side, we are committed to your success.

Darrell Sarmento

Phone: (515) 850-1847
Website

558 28th Street
Des Moines, IA 50312

Development Corporation of Greater Fort Dodge

The Development Corporation of Greater Fort Dodge is a private, non-profit corporation organized to strengthen the economic viability of the Fort Dodge Downtown Urban Revitalization Area and the immediate surrounding area by assisting business development and expansion by providing low-interest financing in cooperation with local lenders.

Vickie Reeck

Phone: (515) 576-4551 Ext: 1004
Website

819 1st S Ave
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

DeWitt Chamber & Development Company

The DeWitt Chamber & Development Company’s mission is to lead, inform, advocate and advance business interests and to promote community growth.

Angela Rheingans

Phone: (563) 659-8500
Website

1010 6th Avenue
De Witt, IA 52742

DMACC Business Resources

DMACC Business Resources Connects Central Iowa businesses to success.

Kim Didier

Phone: (515) 256-4917
Website

1111 E. Army Post Rd. Rm. 24
Des Moines, IA 50315

Downtown Partners, Inc./Burlington

Burlington is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Jeremy Hess

Phone: (319) 752-6365
Website

610 North 4th Street
Suite 200
Burlington, IA 52601

Drake University John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC)

University-based entrepreneurship centers focused on undergraduate and graduate programs as well as community support and training.

Stephanie Cardwell

Phone: (515) 271-3071
Website

2847 University Ave
302 Aliber Hall
Des Moines, IA 50311

Drake University Lorentzen Student Hatchery

The Lorentzen Student Hatchery is a unique program aimed at fostering Drake University student startups. Entrepreneurship Centers staff provide guidance and support, access to mentors and experts, and more to Drake University students accepted to the Hatchery.

Stephanie Cardwell

Phone: (515) 271-3170
Website

2847 University Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50311

Dubuque Area SCORE Chapter 0347

Assisting, via counselors/mentors, small businesses in business plans, startups, expansions, success and liquidations.

Craig Hanson

Phone: (319) 362-6943
Website

2750 First Avenue NE
Suite 350
Dubuque, IA 52002

Dubuque Main Street

Dubuque is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Dan LoBianco

Phone: (563) 588-4400
Website

1069 Main Street
Dubuque, IA 52002

Dunlap Community Development Corporation/Main Street

Dunlap is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Sue Cogdill

Phone: (712) 643-2164
Website

P.O. Box 33
Dunlap, IA 51529

E.C.I.A. Business Growth, Inc.

ECIA Business Growth, Inc. operates business loan programs including the SBA 504 Program and several Revolving Loan Funds.

Matt Specht

Phone: (563) 556-4166
Website

7600 Commerce Park
Dubuque, IA 52002

East Central Intergovernmental Association (ECIA)

East Central Intergovernmental Association is a regional planning agency that provides planning and technical assistance to local government in Cedar, Clinton, Delaware, Dubuque, and Jackson Counties.

Kelley Deutmeyer

Phone: (563) 556-4166
Website

7600 Commerce Park
Dubuque, IA 52002

East Central Iowa Council of Governments (ECICOG)

ECICOG is a regional planning agency that provides a revolving loan fund for businesses and planning and technical assistance to local governments in Benton, Iowa, Johnson, Jones, Linn and Washington Counties

Karen Kurt

Phone: (319) 365-9941
Website

700 16th St NE
Suite 301
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

Eastern Iowa Community Colleges

Eastern Iowa Community College’s Economic Development Department provides progras, services and resources for the workforce, employers and the community to be successful.

Ellen Bluth

Phone: (563) 336-3331
Website

101 West Third Street
Davenport, IA 52801

Edgewood Chamber of Commerce and Edgewood Board of Economic Development

Offering assistance with business start ups and expansions.

Elise Bergan

Phone: (563) 928-7036
Website

104 North Washington Street
Edgewood, IA 52042

Elkader Development Corporation

Discover the advantages of doing business in a vibrant town and a quality of life that more and more people are choosing…Life can be this good!

Samantha Baumgartner

Phone: (563) 245-2857
Website

207 N. Main St.
P.O. Box 599
Elkader, IA 52043

Entrepreneurial Development Center, Inc. (EDC, Inc.)

EDC is a full service business accelerator providing hands-on mentoring, resource navigation, and networking / educational programs.

Stacey Paoli

Phone: (319) 369-4955
Website

230 2nd St. SE
Suite 212
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Estherville Area Chamber of Commerce

We are a resource for existing and/or new businesses and industries wanting to expand in or relocate to Estherville and Emmet County.

Lexie Ruter

Phone: (712) 362-3541
Website

620 1st Avenue South
Estherville, IA 51334

Fairfield CoLab

Fairfield CoLab

No Contact

Phone: (641) 569-8939
Website

107 1/2 South Main Street
Fairfield, IA 52556

Fayette County Economic Development and Tourism

Fayette County Economic Development and Tourisms works to foster and implement tourism and business development and expansion to make Fayette County a thriving, desirable location for individuals to live, work, and visit.

Mallory Hanson

Phone: (563) 265-5248
Website

101 N Vine St.
West Union, IA 52175

Financial Empowerment Center

The Financial Empowerment Center, part of the Evelyn K. Davis Center at DMACC Urban, provides no cost, professional one-on-one small business coaching, small business boot camps, personal financial boot camps and personal financial coaching.

Curtis Baugh

Phone: (515) 697-7700
Website

1171 7th St
Des Moines, IA 50314

Forest City Economic Development

Established in April 1956, Forest City Economic Development is a non-profit corporation who’s mission is to facilitate the continual growth of the Forest City community while improving the quality of life for its residents.

Beth Bilyeu

Phone: (641) 585-5560
Website

145 South Clark Street
Forest City, IA 50436

Fort Madison Main Street

Fort Madison is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Tim Gobble

Phone: (319) 372-5471
Website

614 9th St
Fort Madison, IA 52627

Franklin County Development

Your go-to source for information and technical support for business.

Mary Amsbaugh

Phone: (641) 456-5668
Website

5 First Street SW
Hampton, IA 50441

GEAR UP Iowa

GEAR UP Iowa has access to over 8,000 students in 12 school districts across the state of Iowa. GEAR UP Iowa is looking for business partners to provide career exploration opportunities for our students currently in 11th grade.

Christina Sibaouih

Phone: (515) 725-3101
Website

475 SW 5th St.
Suite D
Des Moines, IA 50309

Glenwood Area Chamber of Commerce

Not-for-profit organization serving the Mills County Iowa area as a resource and referral entity, promoting our area and business members.

Jennie Davis-Rubek

Phone: (712) 527-3298
Website

5 North Vine Street
Glenwood, IA 51534

Global Insurance Accelerator

Innovation and acceleration for a trillion dollar industry. Be a part of the insurance industry’s accelerator.

Dan Israel

Phone:
Website

321 E. Walnut Street
Suite 130
Des Moines, Iowa 50309

Gravitate Coworking - Cedar Falls

A workplace community for freelancers, remote workers, and entrepreneurs in Downtown Cedar Falls providing community, collaboration and lots and lots of coffee. We’re always accepting new members!

Tara Pickering

Phone: (515) 207-8105
Website

200 State Street
Suite 202A
Cedar Falls, IA 50613

Gravitate Coworking - Downtown

A workplace community for freelancers, remote workers, and entrepreneurs in Downtown Des Moines providing community, collaboration and lots and lots of coffee.

Olivia Rowling

Phone: (515) 207-8105
Website

500 Locust St.
Des Moines, IA 50309

Gravitate Coworking - Jefferson

A workplace community for freelancers, remote workers, and entrepreneurs in on the square in Jefferson providing community, collaboration and lots and lots of coffee. We’re always accepting new members!

Geoff Wood

Phone: (515) 207-8105
Website

202 E. State St
Jefferson, IA 50129

Gravitate Coworking - Midtown

A workplace community for freelancers, remote workers, and entrepreneurs conveniently located on the near west-side (63rd St & I-235) of the metro providing community, collaboration and lots and lots of coffee. We’re always accepting new members!

Lauren Matysik

Phone: (515) 207-8105
Website

6500 University Avenue
Suite 100
Windsor Heights, IA 50324

Greater Burlington Partnership

The Greater Burlington Partnership is the umbrella organization for the Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development Organization, Convention & Visitor’s Bureau, and the Downtown Partners Group.

Jeremy Hess

Phone: (319) 208-0050
Website

RiverPark Place
610 N. 4th Street, Ste. 200
Burlington, IA 52601

Greater Dallas County Development Alliance (GDCDA)

The Greater Dallas County Development Alliance is the economic development agency serving the greater Dallas County, Iowa area. We work to protect and enhance our economic, social and environmental resources through the retention, expansion and fostering of business investments as well as working to enhance greater Dallas County community attributes.

Rachel Wacker

Phone: (515) 987-2020
Website

9325 Bishop Drive
Suite 105
Polk City, IA 50226

Greater Des Moines Partnership

Greater Des Moines Partnership is the regional economic development organization serving Central Iowa.

Jay Byers

Phone: (515) 286-4950
Website

700 Locust St.
Suite 100
Des Moines, IA 50309

Greater Dubuque Development Corporation

Greater Dubuque Development is a regional economic development group dedicated to business retention and expansion, workforce solutions and business recruitment.

Rick Dickinson

Phone: (563) 557-9049
Website

900 Jackson St.
Suite 109
Dubuque, IA 52001

Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance

The Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance works to recruit and retain business and industry to Fort Dodge and Webster County.

Kelly Halsted

Phone: (515) 955-8909
Website

24 North 9th Street
Suite A
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Greater Franklin County Chamber of Commerce/Hampton Main Street

Hampton is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Bill Hittle

Phone: (641) 456-5668
Website

5 First Street SW
Hampton, IA 50441

Greater Muscatine Chamber of Commerce and Industry

The Greater Muscatine Chamber of Commerce & Industry is a catalyst for advancing our region’s economy, improving our quality of life and enhancing our members’ success.

Brad Bark

Phone: (563) 263-8895
Website

100 West 2nd Street
Muscatine, IA 52761

Greater Ottumwa Partners in Progress, Inc

Greater Ottumwa PIP is a collaborative group committed to promoting economic vitality in the area. It’s comprised of what would typically be known as chamber of commerce, economic development, main street and tourism.

Marc Roe

Phone: (641) 682-3465
Website

217 E. Main St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

Greene County Development Corp.

Economic Development Organization, including business development and funding.

Ken Paxton

Phone: (515) 386-8255
Website

220 North Chestnut Street
Jefferson, IA 50129

Greenfield Chamber/Main Street

Greenfield is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Stacie Eshelman

Phone: (641) 743-8444
Website

202 South First St.
Greenfield, IA 50849

Grimes Chamber & Economic Development

GCED offers chamber of commerce services & economic development resources for individuals, organizations & businesses seeking to start, expand or relocate an existing business to Grimes, Iowa.

Brian Buethe

Phone: (515) 986-5770
Website

404 SE 2nd Street
Suite 200
Grimes, IA 50111

Grow Cedar Valley

Increase economic vitality and wealth by leading collaborative economic and community development.

Lisa Skubal

Phone: (319) 232-1156
Website

360 Westfield Ave.
Suite 300
Waterloo, IA 50701

Grow Clinton (Greater Clinton Partnership for Growth)

The mission of Grow Clinton is to promote business growth, build community, and advocate for the sustainable economic success of the Greater Clinton Region.

Jenny Holm

Phone:
Website

721 South 2nd Street
PO Box 1024
Clinton, IA 52733

Grow Fairfield Economic Development Association

Fairfield Economic Development Association provides support and services to existing and new businesses in Fairfield.

Joshua Laraby

Phone: (641) 472-3436
Website

101 North Court
Fairfield, IA 52556

Grow Iowa Foundation

Grow Iowa Foundation is a nonprofit organization that provides loan capital to small business, industrial, manufacturing or affordable housing projects within southwest Iowa.

Deb Houghtaling

Phone: (641) 343-7977
Website

PO Box 51
Lenox, IA 50851

Grundy Center Chamber of Commerce

The mission of the Grundy Center Chamber of Commerce is to promote new and existing businesses while maintaining and improving the quality of life in the Grundy Center area.

Mitch Biersner

Phone: (319) 825-6742
Website

703 F Avenue
PO Box 204
Grundy Center, IA 50638

Grundy County Development Alliance

Grundy County Development Alliance (GCDA) exists to serve as a local source of assistance for economic and community development in Grundy County.

Jeff Kolb

Phone: (319) 267-2858
Website

422 North Main St.
PO Box 403
Allison, IA 50602

GSA (General Services Administration)

The Heartland Regional Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) serves as the Region 6 liaison and advocate for small businesses in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska. As an advocate for small business owners, it is the mission of the OSDBU to promote increased access to GSA’s nationwide procurement opportunities.

Bill Strobel

Phone: (816) 308-6299
Website

2300 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64108

Guthrie Center Main Street

We have the common goal of reestablishing civic pride by creating a central hub for volunteerism and charity on projects in Guthrie Center.

Dana Buster

Phone: (641) 332-2674
Website

403 State St.
Guthrie Center, IA 50115

Hancock Co. Economic Devel

Whether you are doing site selection for a new plant or a local citizen just starting your own business; HCEDC is here to help you.

Jill Kramer

Phone: (641) 923-9921
Website

650 West 3rd Street
Garner, IA 50438

Harrison County Development Corporation

Harrison County Development Corporation works to promote, improve and aid economic, industrial, recreational and tourism opportunities for Harrison County.

Renea Anderson

Phone: (712) 644-3081
Website

109 North 4th Avenue 2
Suite 2
Logan, IA 51546

Hawkeye Community College

Hawkeye Community College’s Business and Community Education Department offers classes and training programs for individuals in the community as well as businesses.

Pam Wright

Phone: (319) 296-4223
Website

1501 E. Orange Road
PO Box 8015
Waterloo, IA 50704

Hilltop Campus Village/Davenport

Hilltop Campus Village in Davenport is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Molly Otting Carlson

Phone: (563) 322-8293
Website

122 E 15th Street
Davenport, IA 52803

Historic Valley Junction Foundation-Main Street

The Historic Valley Junction Foundation in West Des Moines is a Main Street Iowa community dedicated to the revitalization and preservation of West Des Moines’ historic city center.

Steve Frevert

Phone: (515) 222-3642
Website

137 Fifth Street
West Des Moines, IA 50265

Howard County Business & Tourism

Howard County Business & Tourism represents county and city economic development, industrial development, tourism and the Cresco Area Chamber of Commerce.

Jason Passmore

Phone: (563) 547-3434
Website

101 2nd Ave SW
Cresco, IA 52136

Humboldt County Development Association

Economic development organization serving Humboldt County.

Alissa O'Connor

Phone: (515) 332-2557
Website

29 5th Street South
Humboldt, IA 50548

Ida County Economic Development

Ida County Economic Development strives to increase rural vitality through economic opportunity and wealth creation for our residents.

Rita Frahm

Phone: (712) 371-9438
Website

200 Moorehead Avenue
Ida Grove, IA 51445

Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit

The Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit exhibits the success stories of immigrant entrepreneurs. Business growth tips and keys to success when working with immigrant populations are shared in a non-competitive and supportive environment.

Catherine Tran

Phone: (515) 732-8433
Website

3816 Ingersoll Ave
Des Moines, IA 50312

Indian Hills Community College

We are working to improve the economic conditions of the Indian Hills Region through continuous learning, innovation, creativity, entrepreneurship, collaboration, and visionary leadership.

Kelly Prickett

Phone: (641) 683-5188
Website

525 Grandview Avenue
Ottumwa, IA 52501

inTANDEM workspace

inTANDEM workspace is a community of like-minded professionals who want a different kind of place to work. A place where they can be inspired and inspire others. A place where they can have access to all the amenities of a large office but without the large price.

Darcy Swon

Phone: (515) 215-8604
Website

501 Bank Street
Webster City, IA 50595

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Access to tax information useful to small businesses with assets of $10 million or less.

Dan Belarmino

Phone:
Website


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Iowa Air Emissions Assistance Program

IAEAP provides assistance to businesses dealing with State and Federal air emission regulations.

Dan Nickey

Phone: (319) 273-6588
Website

8120 Jennings Dr - UNI Campus
Business & Community Services Bldg, Suite 113
Cedar Falls, IA 50614

Iowa Area Development Group

IADG is committed to providing assistance in the areas of marketing, site selection, financial incentive packaging, and technical assistance to support business and community growth in rural Iowa.

Kay Snyder

Phone: (515) 777-7307
Website

2600 Grand Avenue
Suite 430
Des Moines, IA 50312

Iowa Association of Business and Industry (ABI)

ABI is a broad-based organization of Iowa businesses working together to promote Iowa commerce.

Mike Ralston

Phone: (515) 235-0562
Website

400 East Court Avenue
Suite 100
Des Moines, IA 50309

Iowa Association of Councils of Governments

The Iowa Chamber Alliance is a non-partisan coalition that represents 16 Chambers of Commerce and economic development organizations in Iowa’s largest communities throughout the state.

Dustin Miller

Phone: (515) 412-4220
Website

700 Walnut Street
Suite 1600
Des Moines, IA 50309

Iowa Business Growth Company

Economic Development and Alternative Financing

Steve Cruse

Phone: (515) 421-4843
Website

5409 NW 88th Street
Suite 100
Johnston, IA 50131

Iowa Center for Economic Success

Iowa Center for Economic Success helps Iowans start, grow and sustain their small businesses. Our mission is to empower Iowans with the potential to succeed as they pursue opportunities for financial success.

Sierra Smith

Phone: (515) 283-0940
Website

2210 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50312

Iowa Central Community College

Iowa Central Community College provides quality training programs to ensure a quality workforce exists for the regions business and industry.

Jim Kersten

Phone: (515) 574-1132
Website

One Triton Circle
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Iowa Chamber Alliance

The Iowa Chamber Alliance is a non-partisan coalition that represents 16 Chambers of Commerce and economic development organizations in Iowa’s largest communities throughout the state.

Dustin Miller

Phone: (515) 412-4220
Website

700 Walnut Street
Suite 1600
Des Moines, IA 50309

Iowa Child Care Resource & Referral

Iowa Child Care Resource & Referral provides resources, education and advocacy to support quality child care. CCR&R is committed to ensure that Iowa’s vision is met – Every child, beginning at birth, will be healthy and successful.

Melissa Juhl

Phone: (712) 786-3489
Website

418 S Marion Street
Remsen, IA 51050

Iowa City - MERGE

The IC CoLab @ MERGE and CoWork @ 808 are designed to create and cultivate a knowledge ecosystem for entrepreneurs and startups, offering vital resources and connections to successfully create, launch, and grow new companies in ICR Iowa.

Liz Hubing

Phone: (319) 354-3939
Website

136 S Dubuque Street
Iowa City, IA 52240

Iowa City Area Development Group (ICAD)

The Iowa City Area Development Group’s mission is to create, collaborate, and act boldly to help build the economic future of our community and be the best place for all people and businesses to THRIVE. Help us achieve our mission by pledging your support. ICAD is available to assist interstate commerce companies with location or expansion projects, workforce development, and entrepreneurial and startup services.

Erin Pottebaum

Phone: (319) 354-3939
Website

136 S Dubuque St
Iowa City, IA 52240

Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service (Volunteer Iowa)

Help employers increase employee recruitment, retention, and engagement through volunteering; help nonprofits and governments increase capacity to meet missions.

Adam Lounsbury

Phone: (515) 348-6230
Website

1963 Bell Avenue
Suite 200
Des Moines, IA 50315

Iowa Department of Administrative Services - Central Procurement

The Department of Administrative Services – Central Procurement contracts with suppliers to provide state agencies with high quality goods & services of general use in a timely, cost-effective manner.

Karl Wendt

Phone: (515) 281-7073
Website

1305 E Walnut ST
Hoover Building
Des Moines, IA 50319

Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS)

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship has many functions that touch the lives of Iowans every day.

Haley Hook

Phone: (515) 281-5322
Website

502 E. 9th St
Des Moines, IA 50319

Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR)

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is the state agency responsible for conserving and enhancing Iowa’s natural resources.

Christine Paulson

Phone: (515) 725-9510
Website

502 East 9th Street,
4th Floor
Des Moines, IA 50319

Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) - Derelict Building Grant Program

The Derelict Building Program was established to provide small Iowa communities and rural counties financial assistance to improve the appearance of their streets and revitalize local economies.

Reid Bermel

Phone: (515) 217-7230
Website

502 East 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319

Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) - Solid Waste Alternative Program

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources operates the Iowa Solid Waste Alternative Program (SWAP) which helps Iowa businesses divert solid waste from landfills.

Tom Anderson

Phone: (515) 240-6059
Website

502 East 9th Street
4th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319

Iowa Department of Natural Resources - Iowa Waste Exchange

The Iowa Waste Exchange is a free, non-regulatory and confidential materials exchange and waste management assistance program.

Jennifer Wright

Phone: (515) 452-1794
Website

502 East 9th Street,
5th Floor
Des Moines, IA 50319

Iowa Department of Natural Resources - Pollution Prevention Services

Pollution Prevention Services provides confidential non-regulatory technical assistance to Iowa business and industry, institutions and government agencies at no cost.

Jeff Fiagle

Phone: (515) 322-9928
Website

502 East 9th Street
4th Floor
Des Moines, IA 50319

Iowa Department of Natural Resources – Air Quality Liaison

The Liaison provides technical referral assistance to small businesses, facilitates resolution of complaints from small businesses regarding DNR’s implementation of the Clean Air Act.

Christine Paulson

Phone: (515) 725-9510
Website

502 East 9th Street,
Des Moines, IA 50319

Iowa Department of Public Safety (DPS)

The mission of the Iowa Department of Public Safety is to serve the people of Iowa by providing public safety services with leadership, integrity and professionalism.

Roxann Ryan

Phone: (515) 725-6182
Website

215 East 7th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319

Iowa Department of Revenue

The Iowa Department of Revenue can assist individuals or businesses in determining their Iowa tax responsibilities.

Kraig Paulsen

Phone: (515) 281-3204
Website

Hoover State Office Building
1305 East Walnut - 4th Floor
Des Moines, IA 50306

Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT)

The Iowa DOT manages more than 9,400 miles of state-owned highways and ramps.

Lee Wilkinson

Phone: (515) 239-1340
Website

800 Lincoln Way
Ames, IA 50010

Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) - Demonstration Fund

The Iowa Economic Development Authority’s Demonstration Fund provides financial assistance to support high technology prototype and concept development activities.

Adrienne Greenwald

Phone: (515) 471-1300
Website

1963 Bell Ave
Suite 200
Des Moines, IA 50315

Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) - Economic Development Set-Aside Program

The Iowa Economic Development Authority – Economic Development Set-Aside Program offers direct financial assistance in the form of loans or forgiveable loans to new and expanding businesses in Iowa.

Nichole Hansen

Phone: (515) 348-6215
Website

1963 Bell Ave
Suite 200
Des Moines, IA 50315

Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) - Energy Team

The Energy Team supports energy efficiency improvements, investment in clean energy and biofuels and sound energy policies in Iowa.

Brian Selinger

Phone: (515) 348-6220
Website

1963 Bell Ave
Suite 200
Des Moines, IA 50315

Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) - High Quality Jobs Program

Business Assistance

Maicie Pohlman

Phone: (515) 348-6161
Website

1963 Bell Ave
Suite 200
Des Moines, IA 50315

Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) - International Trade Office

The International Trade Office assists Iowa companies in developing or expanding international markets for their products and/or services. Offering technical assistance in the mechanics of exporting, market access, transportation, financial modes of payments, documentation, etc.

Lisa Longman

Phone: (515) 348-6243
Website

1963 Bell Avenue
Suite 200
Des Moines, IA 50315

Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) - International Trade Office

IEDA’s International Trade Office provides program and services to assist Iowa companies export their products globally.

Lisa Longman

Phone: (515) 348-6243
Website

1963 Bell Ave
Suite 200
Des Moines, IA 50315

Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) - Iowa Innovation Acceleration Fund

The Iowa Economic Development Authority strengthens economic and community vitality by building partnerships and leveraging resources to make Iowa the choice for people and business.

Adrienne Greenwald

Phone: (515) 348-6159
Website

1963 Bell Ave
Suite 200
Des Moines, IA 50315

Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) - Iowa Student Internship Program

The Iowa Student Internship Program provides grants to companies in the advanced manufacturing, biosciences, and information technology industries to help support their internship programs with a goal of transitioning the interns to full-time employment in the state upon graduation.

Anna Lensing

Phone: (515) 348-6199
Website

1963 Bell Ave
Suite 200
Des Moines, IA 50315

Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) - Proof of Commercial Relevance Program

Iowa Economic Development Authority – Proof of Commercial Relevance Fund

Adrienne Greenwald

Phone: (515) 471-1300
Website

1963 Bell Ave
Suite 200
Des Moines, IA 50315

Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) - Redevelopment Tax Credit Program for Brownfields and Grayfields

State of Iowa redevelopment tax credit program for underutilized, contaminated or property with vacancy issues.

Matt Rasmussen

Phone: (515) 348-6196
Website

1963 Bell Ave
Suite 200
Des Moines, IA 50315

Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) - Targeted Small Business Program

Iowa’s Targeted Small Business (TSB) program is designed to help women, individuals with minority status, service-connected disabled veterans and individuals with disabilities overcome some of the hurdles to start or grow a small business in Iowa.

Kym Stevenson

Phone: (515) 348-6193
Website

1963 Bell Ave
Suite 200
Des Moines, IA 50315

Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) -Targeted Jobs Withholding Tax Credit Pilot Program

Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) reviews Targeted Jobs Withholding Tax Credit Pilot Program applications from Sioux City, Council Bluffs, Burlington, Keokuk, and Fort Madison.

Maicie Pohlman

Phone: (515) 348-6161
Website

1963 Bell Ave
Suite 200
Des Moines, IA 50315

Iowa EdTech Accelerator

Iowa EdTech Accelerator is a collaboration between regional business resources and education industry leaders, including Iowa City Area Development Group, The University of Iowa, Higher Learning Technologies, ACT, and NewBoCo, along with the Iowa Economic Development Authority.

Aaron Horn

Phone: (319) 382-5128
Website

415 12th Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Iowa Energy Center

Provider of reliable, research-based information and resources related to energy efficiency and renewable energy as well as zero percent loans for construction of renewable energy projects in Iowa.

Amber Buckingham

Phone: (515) 348-6222
Website

1963 Bell Ave
Suite 200
Des Moines, IA 50315

Iowa Falls Area Development Corporation

Iowa Falls Area Development Corporation is dedicated to the growth and prosperity of Iowa Falls and its businesses. IFADC can link you to strategic partners assist you with a business plan, financial analysis, marketing research, and financing.

Mark Buschkamp

Phone: (641) 648-5549
Website

520 Rocksylvania Avenue
Iowa Falls, IA 50126

Iowa Falls Chamber/Main Street

Iowa Falls is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Diana Thies

Phone: (641) 648-5549
Website

520 Rocksylvania Avenue
Iowa Falls, IA 50126

Iowa Finance Authority

IFA issues tax-exempt bonds for a wide range of projects. These have included expanding and improving health care services, industrial development and housing. Through its Economic Development Revenue Bond Program, IFA issues tax-exempt bonds on behalf of private entities or organizations for eligible purposes.

Debi Burham

Phone: (515) 452-0400
Website

1963 Bell Ave.,
Suite 200
Des Moines, IA 50315

Iowa Inventors Group

Founded in early 2004 our chapter has made continued strides in sharing information resources to both amateur and seasoned inventors and continues promoting individual inventors.

Frank Morosky

Phone: (319) 849-8436
Website

P.O. Box 10342
Cedar Rapids, IA 52410

Iowa Lakes Community College

Area community college with a variety of individual and business education and training assistance.

Jolene Rogers

Phone: (712) 362-0431 Ext: 4431
Website

19 South 7th Street
Estherville, IA 51334

Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation

The Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation is the regional economic development agency for Buena Vista, Clay, Dickinson, and Emmet Counties.

Alyssa Petersen

Phone: (712) 264-3474
Website


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Iowa Lean Consortium

ILC is a member-driven organization that provides a forum for members from every sector to share Lean best practices and Lean resources, engage in meaningful discussion, participate in workshops and attend Lean events hosted by members throughout the state.

Tracy Schuster

Phone: (515) 715-0164
Website

403 West 4th St.
Newton, IA 50208

Iowa Legal Aid

Iowa Legal Aid is a civil law firm for low-income, elderly, and disabled Iowans. We provide free legal services to low-income entrepreneurs and nonprofits as they form and develop their entities.

Nick Smithberg

Phone: (515) 243-1193
Website

1111 9th Street
Suite 230
Des Moines, IA 50314

Iowa Northland Regional Council of Governments (INRCOG)

INRCOG is a voluntary association of local governments in Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Chickasaw and Grundy Counties.

Kevin Blanshan

Phone: (319) 235-0311
Website

229 East Park Avenue
Waterloo, IA 50703

Iowa OSHA Consultation and Education

Iowa OSHA’s Consultation Service offers free and confidential service to help Iowa employers comply with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards.

Joe Mullen

Phone: (515) 281-7629
Website

150 Des Moines St.
Des Moines, IA 50309

Iowa Plumbing and Mechanical Systems Board

The Iowa Plumbing and Mechanical Systems Board was established to license those working in the plumbing, hydronic, HVAC and refrigeration disciplines.

Cindy Houlson

Phone: (866) 280-1521
Website

321 East 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50315

Iowa Secretary of State - Business Entity Database Search

This allows you to enter the first few letters or words of a business entity name and retrieve a list of records beginning with the same letters.

Customer Service

Phone: (515) 281-5204
Website

First Floor Lucas State Office Building
321 East 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319

Iowa Secretary of State Registration

Information on corporations, nonprofit corporations, limited partnerships, limited liability companies and state trademarks.

Customer Service

Phone: (515) 281-5204
Website

Lucas State Office Bldg.
321 East 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319

Iowa Startup Accelerator

Iowa Startup Accelerator (ISA) offers a rolling admission to a six-month startup accelerator program with two cohorts a year (Fall/Winter, Spring/Summer). There is ongoing programming, coaching, mentoring and financing for qualified businesses. Qualified startups must be Iowa-based, have documented customer discovery, demonstrate a competitive advantage, and have a clear/understandable vision for growth and potential exit.

Alex Taylor

Phone: (319) 382-5128
Website

415 12th Ave. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Iowa State Bar Association

The Iowa State Bar Association Find-A-Lawyer service can assist you by supplying you the names of lawyers who can assist in your area of need.

Chris Fritz

Phone: (515) 697-7873
Website

625 East Court Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309

Iowa State Fire Marshal

The state fire marshal has exclusive right to promulgate fire safety rules for all buildings, except one and two dwelling units.

Customer Service

Phone: (515) 725-6145
Website

215 East 7th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319

Iowa State Research Park and ISIS Business Incubator

The ISU Research Park is where science- and technology-based entities build new opportunities out of ideas. We connect businesses, organizations and researchers with critical resources – physical space, specialized equipment, business leadership, human ingenuity & more. The ISU Research Park is located in Ames, Iowa, and leverages the talents of Iowa State University, one of the world’s leading research institutions.

Alison Doyle

Phone: (515) 296-7275
Website

1805 Collaboration Place
Suite 1250
Ames, IA 50010

Iowa State University - IPRT Company Assistance

Iowa Workforce Development contributes to the economic security of Iowa’s workers, businesses and communities through a comprehensive statewide system of employment services, education and regulation of health, safety and employment laws.

Craig Forney

Phone: (515) 294-9513
Website

202C Lab of Mechanics
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011

Iowa State University John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC)

The Iowa State University Pappajohn Center serves student entrepreneurs in and outside the classroom and is a business development resource for techonology-based businesses. The Center also provides guidance for businesses seeking access to University resources.

Judi Eyles

Phone: (515) 296-6754
Website

1805 Collaboration Place
Suite 1300
Ames, IA 50010

Iowa State University's (ISU) Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS)

CIRAS has worked since 1963 to make Iowa communities better by improving their businesses. We use a vast network to deliver proven, tailored services.

Ronald Cox

Phone: (515) 460-1123
Website

1805 Collaboration Place
Suite 2300
Ankeny, IA 50021

Iowa Utilities Board (IUB)

The IUB is a fact-finding body that hears evidence in cases filed before it and makes decisions based on the evidence presented in those cases.

Don Tormey

Phone: (515) 725-7347
Website

Iowa Utilities Board
1375 E. Court Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50319

Iowa Valley Community College District

Iowa Valley Community College District offers credit and non-credit educational programming in support of the business and workforce needs in our four county area.

Neysa Hartzler

Phone: (641) 752-4643
Website

3702 S. Center Street
Marshalltown, IA 50158

Iowa Waste Reduction Center

The Iowa Waste Reduction Center assists Iowa small businesses (fewer than 200 employees) in complying with environmental regulations through free and confidential environmental consultation. The center also conducts research, provides training, and develops technologies for more efficient and environmentally-friendly production painting processes.

Joe Bolick

Phone: (319) 273-6577
Website

Business and Community Services Building
Suite 113
Cedar Falls, IA 50614

Iowa Western Community College

The Department of Economic Development at IWCC works with individuals, communities, and existing and emerging businesses providing the services and programs they need to remain competitive and thrive.

Starlyn Perdue

Phone: (712) 325-3376
Website

Iowa Western Community College
2700 College Rd.
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Iowa Workforce Development

Iowa Workforce Development contributes to the economic security of Iowa’s workers, businesses and communities through a comprehensive statewide system of employment services, education and regulation of health, safety and employment laws.

Kathy Anderson

Phone: (515) 725-9078
Website

1000 East Grand
Des Moines, IA 50319

Iowa's West Coast Initiative

Northwest Iowa offers you the resources you need for your business, without all of the barriers. See why so many entrepreneurs and small business owners are choosing our region to start and grow their business.

Jesse Hinrichs

Phone: (712) 898-0872
Website


Sioux City, IA 51104

IowaMicroLoan

IowaMircoLoan provides technical assistance and lending expertise for small business start-ups, expansions requiring a new loan, or the refinancing of existing loans.

Craig Downs

Phone: (515) 212-0182
Website

915 8th St. Suite 205
PO Box 793
Boone, IA 50036

ISU Startup Factory

Entrepreneurs in the Startup Factory will receive formal training, resources, and access to a network of business mentors, advisors, counselors, and investors in two 26-week blocks. The first a formal curriculum centered on business validation, and the second, customized to their individual business needs.

Peter Hong

Phone: (515) 296-6429
Website

1805 Collaboration Place
Ames, IA 50010

Jane Boyd: Entrepreneur Support Services

What We Aim To Do: To strengthen the entrepreneurial community though education, social capital growth, and mentorship. What We Value: · Creating an environment where everyone feels welcome. · Providing support – help you start a new business and your business grow. · Creating a business support community inside our program – we love seeing our entrepreneurs work together. · Changing the status quo – people from all walks of life have great ideas; our job is to help push those ideas forward. · Not being afraid to fall with flair – we love taking risks when they make sense. Our Focus: Empower by GoDaddy in partnership with Jane Boyd is a social impact program equipping entrepreneurs in underserved areas with the training, tools and resources that they need to start a new business. Empower by GoDaddy primarily focuses on Cedar Rapids and the surrounding areas. As the program continues to grow, so does the geographical footprint.

Maurice Davis

Phone: (319) 784-1310 Ext: 1310
Website

404 17th st se
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403

Jasper County Economic Development Corp. (JEDCO)

Jasper County Economic Development Corporation (JEDCO) works to enhance Jasper County Iowa by serving the economic and community development needs of Jasper County and eight of its communities—Baxter, Colfax, Kellogg, Lynnville, Mingo, Monroe, Prairie City, and Sully.

Jeff Davidson

Phone: (641) 417-9500
Website

P.O. Box 312
Newton, IA 50208

Jefferson Matters: Main Street

The mission of Jefferson Matters: Main Street is to work together as a community to strengthen, support and energize Jefferson’s downtown through historic preservation.

Beth Vander Wilt

Phone: (515) 386-2155
Website

201 E Lincoln Way
Jefferson, IA 50129

Johnston Economic Development Corporation

Johnston Economic Development Corporation(JEDCO) is a not for profit organization. Our mission is to foster economic growth and opportunity in the Johnston community and the Greater Des Moines region.

Jennifer Sayers

Phone: (515) 681-2443
Website

PO Box 281
Johnston, IA 50131

Jones County Economic Development

Jones County Economic Development (JCED) is dedicated to assisting existing businesses, attracting new investment and jobs and fostering a business climate favorable for growth.

Derek Lumsden

Phone: (319) 480-7446
Website

107 S. Ford Street
Anamosa, IA 52205

Keokuk Area Chamber of Commerce

The Keokuk Area Chamber of Commerce provides a range of business assistance to persons in southeast Iowa.

Trena Myers

Phone: (319) 524-5055
Website

1026 Main Street
Keokuk, IA 52632

Kitchen Council

Kitchen Council helps food startups start up. From finding affordable commercial kitchen space to navigating licensing and regulations, starting a food business is not for the faint of heart. With Kitchen Council, you are not alone. We provide access to a 3000 SF state-of-the-art commercial kitchen, educational resources, a member community, events, mentorship and more.

Holly Benson Muller

Phone: (402) 233-7152
Website

1001 South 6th Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Kossuth/Palo Alto County Economic Development Corp

Attract, retain and grow business and industry in Kossuth and Palo Alto Counties.

Maureen Elbert

Phone: (515) 295-7979
Website

106 South Dodge Street
Suite 210
Algona, IA 50511

Lake Mills Chamber Development Corporation

The Lake Mills Chamber Development works to promote and enhance the community of Lake Mills.

Cassie Johnson

Phone: (641) 592-5253
Website

203 N 1st Ave W
PO Box 182
Lake Mills, IA 50450

Le Mars Area Chamber of Commerce/Le Mars Business Initiative Corp/Main Street

The Le Mars Area Chamber of Commerce and the LBIC work to assist businesses in the Le Mars area through site location, financial assistance and providing demographic and laborshed information. Le Mars is also a Main Street Iowa community.

Lori French

Phone: (712) 546-8821
Website

50 Central Avenue SE
Le Mars, IA 51031

Lee County Economic Development Group, Inc

Lee County Economic Development Group is responsible for all economic development support throughout Lee County.

Dennis Fraise

Phone: (319) 463-9030
Website

2495 280th St.
2700 Kindustry Park Rd
Montrose, IA 52639

LegalCORPS Inventor Assistance Program

The LegalCORPS Inventor Assistance Program was the first program in the United States to provide free legal representation to low-income inventors in Minnesota who were seeking to patent their innovations with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO). In 2018 the USPTO asked LegalCORPS to expand our services to Iowa, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and South Dakota.

Donna Rauch

Phone: (651) 583-5979
Website

1000 LaSalle Ave SCH 317
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Louisa Development Group

LDG serves residents of Louisa County by advancing and improving economic, social, and recreational environments.

Cole Smith

Phone: (319) 523-2371
Website

317 Van Buren
Wapello, IA 52653

Lucas County Development Corporation

Located in the beautiful hills of Southern Iowa we strive to match industry with a great location, low taxes, excellent highway/freeway access and an ample, dedicated workforce.

Christopher Watkins

Phone: (641) 203-1924
Website

PO Box 803
115 S Main St
Chariton, IA 50049

Lyon County Economic Development

Economic Development organization providing services and local assistance to entrepreneurs, start-ups, expansions and business relocations.

Steve Simons

Phone: (712) 472-8546
Website

315 1st Avenue
Suite 209
Rock Rapids, IA 51246

Madison County Development Group

The Madison County Development Group is dedicated to identifying, improving and acting on opportunities to create an environment conducive to increasing wealth potential for those living and working in Madison County.

Tom Leners

Phone: (515) 462-1891
Website

1217 N. 6th Ave.
Suite 3
Winterset, IA 50273

Mahaska Chamber & Development Group

The Oskaloosa Area Chamber & Development Group (OACDG) promotes, improves, and enhances the business environment and quality of life in Oskaloosa and Mahaska County.

Deann De Groot

Phone: (641) 672-2591
Website

222 1st Ave East
Oskaloosa, IA 52577

Mahaska County Agricultural & Rural Development

Mahaska County Ag. & Rural Development enhances the relationships between the rural and urban citizens, businesses, and agri-businesses of Oskaloosa and Mahaska County.

Deann De Groot

Phone: (641) 672-2591
Website

222 1st Ave East
Oskaloosa, IA 52577

Main Street Centerville

Centerville is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Delaney Evers

Phone:
Website


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Main Street Corning

Corning is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Shannon Booth

Phone: (641) 322-3145
Website

710 Davis Ave
Corning, IA 50841

Main Street Elkader

Elkader is a participating Main Street Iowa community and designated Cultural and Entertainment District. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Samantha Baumgartner

Phone: (563) 245-2770
Website

207 N Main St.
Elkader, IA 52043

Main Street Fort Dodge

Main Street Fort Dodge works to reclaim the downtown’s purpose and prosperity by restoring the culture and character of its historic district.

Sharon Stroh

Phone: (515) 573-3172
Website

24 N 9th Street
Suite D
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Main Street Grundy Center

Grundy Center is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Katie Rasmussen

Phone: (319) 825-6742
Website

705 F Avenue
Grundy Center, IA 50638

Main Street Keokuk, Inc.

Keokuk is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Kira Kruszynski

Phone: (319) 524-5056
Website

511 Blondeau Street
Keokuk, IA 52632

Main Street Lansing

We are committed to preserving a historically and financially thriving Main Street through business development and community engagement.

Andy Kelleher

Phone: (563) 538-9229
Website

PO Box 307
PO Box 307
Lansing, IA 52151

Main Street Manning

Manning is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Jean Voege

Phone: (712) 655-6246
Website

307 Main Street
Manning, IA 51455

Main Street Mason City

Mason City is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Lindsey James

Phone: (641) 494-0003
Website

9 North Federal Ave
Mason City, IA 50401

Main Street Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Lisa Oetken

Phone: (319) 385-3101
Website

124 South Main St.
Mount Pleasant, IA 52641

Main Street Ottumwa

Ottumwa is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Fred Zesiger

Phone: (641) 814-5225
Website

334 E. Main St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

Main Street Washington

Washington is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Sarah Grunewaldt

Phone: (319) 653-3918
Website

205 West Main Street
Washington, IA 52353

Main Street Waterloo

Waterloo is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Jessica Rucker

Phone: (319) 291-2038
Website

212 East 4th Street
Waterloo, IA 50703

Main Street West Branch

West Branch is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Jessi Simon

Phone: (319) 643-7100
Website

127 W Main St.
West Branch, IA 52358

Manchester Area Chamber of Commerce

The Manchester Area Chamber of Commerce serves the Manchester Area in Delaware County, Iowa. We represent a diverse membership of retailers, industry leaders, and service providers.

Dave Wakefield

Phone: (563) 927-4141
Website

200 E. Main Street
Manchester, IA 52057

Marion County Development Commission

The Marion County Development Commission, a department of county government, exists to identify and plan strategies to grow Marion County’s economy. Our work focuses on making the Red Rock Area a premier destination for business, travel and living.

Carla Eysink

Phone: (641) 828-2257
Website

3014 East Main Street
Knoxville, IA 50138

Marion Economic Development Co. (MEDCO)

We are a nonprofit economic development organization that is committed to providing an exceptional business environment for companies to compete and thrive.

Nick Glew

Phone: (319) 743-4724
Website

1225 6th Avenue
Suite 100
Marion, IA 52302

Marshalltown Area Chamber of Commerce

Marshalltown Area Chamber of Commerce serves as the Tourism, Chamber of Commerce, and primary Economic Development organization for Marshall County.

John Hall

Phone: (641) 753-6645
Website

1011 South 3rd Avenue
PO Box 1000
Marshalltown, IA 50158

Marshalltown CBD/Main Street

Marshalltown is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Deb Millizer

Phone: (641) 844-2001
Website

16 East Main Street
Suite 208
Marshalltown, IA 50158

Mason City Chamber of Commerce

The mission of the Chamber of Commerce is to promote progressive community economic development to benefit Chamber members and the North Iowa region.

Colleen Frein

Phone: (641) 423-5724
Website

9 N Federal Ave
Mason City, IA 50401

Metropolitan Area Planning Agency

Metropolitan Area is a regional planning agency that provides planning and technical assistance to local government in Douglas (NE), Mills, Pottawattamie, Sarpy (NE), and Washington Counties.

Greg Youell

Phone: (402) 444-6866
Website

2222 Cuming Street
Omaha, NE 68012

Mid Iowa Development Fund

Mid Iowa Development Fund (MIDF) provides loans to companies creating jobs in Boone, Dallas, Jasper, Marion, Polk, Story, and Warren Counties. Typically, loans are a minority portion of any funding package, and are done in cooperation with a conventional lender and owner equity. All types of projects from startup to expansions are considered as long as the project both has some job creation /retention component and is physically located within one of the seven counties listed.

Tami Lehmann

Phone: (712) 792-9914
Website

1009 E Anthony St
PO Box 768
Carroll, IA 51401

Mid Iowa Growth Partnership

MIGP endeavours to assist, promote and develop for both existing and new business and/or new investments considering the Mid Iowa region.

Alissa O'Connor

Phone: (515) 332-2557
Website

24 N 9th St.
Suite A
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Mid-Iowa Development Assoc. (MIDAS) Council of Governments

MIDAS provides planning, grant writing, administration, and transportation services to our member governments, and public transit service for the region.

Shirley Helgevold

Phone: (515) 576-7183
Website

602 1st Avenue South
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Midwest Partnership Economic Development

Midwest Partnership EDC is your source for site selection information in West Central Iowa. Large or small, we have a variety of existing industries in the region and we are committed to your success.

Peter Johnson

Phone: (515) 523-1262
Website

615 S Division St.
PO Box 537
Stuart, IA 50250

Mills County Economic Development Foundation, Inc.

The Mills County Economic Development Foundation represents one of Iowa’s high growth areas. The geographic boundary of Mills County spans both metropolitan and rural areas. MCEDF is committed to providing assistance and consultation through its professional staff and board members to help business and communities achieve their development goals.

Rick Allely

Phone: (712) 302-7010
Website

403 Railroad Avenue
Glenwood, IA 51534

Mitchell County Economic Development Commission

A county-wide economic development organization serving the North Central Iowa County of Mitchell.

Jenny Backer

Phone: (641) 732-4790
Website

212 S. 5th St.
Osage, IA 50461

Monona County Economic Development Partnership

Whether you have dreams of your own business or are a decision maker for a business seeking an area in which to locate, we are here for you!

Charlie Persinger

Phone: (712) 433-4493
Website

418 East Iowa Avenue
Onawa, IA 51040

Montgomery County Development Corporation

Montgomery County Development Corporation (MCDC) is a 501(c) 4 not-for-profit corporation focused on providing community-based economic development leadership and programs focused on meeting economic and social needs of our communities, businesses, organizations and residents within the Montgomery County, Iowa area.

Steve Adams

Phone: (712) 357-1122
Website

307 East Reed Street
Red Oak, IA 51566

Mount Vernon/Lisbon Community Development Group (CDG)

The CDG is a nonprofit organization with a mission to promote and develop the business environment, including but not limited to our Main Street District, and enhance the quality of life in the communities we serve

Joe Jennison

Phone: (319) 210-9935
Website

311 1st Street NW
PO Box 31
Mount Vernon, IA 52314

National Association of Women Business Owners - Iowa Chapter (NAWBO-IA)

NAWBO is the premier national organization representing the interests of women entrepreneurs in all industries.

Linda Goeldner

Phone:
Website

1601 West Lakes Parkway
Suite 300
West Des Moines, IA 50266

National Food Entrepreneur Program

The Food Processing Center is a multi-disciplinary resource for the food industry, providing a combination of consulting, educational, technical, and business development services. We provide a wide range of customizable services, all delivered in a confidential, price-competitive, and timely manner.

Jill Gifford

Phone: (402) 472-2819
Website

1901 N. 21st St
Rm 228
Lincoln, NE 68588

Nevada Economic Development Council

Non-profit economic development organization to assist start-up & existing businesses.

Brenda Dryer

Phone: (641) 420-3556
Website

PO Box 157
Nevada, IA 50201

New Hampton Economic Development

Economic Development Business & Industry Assistance

Tammy Robinson

Phone: (641) 394-2437
Website

112 East Spring Street
New Hampton, IA 50659

New Horizons-Chamber

New Hampton is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts. Using the Main Street Four Point Approach®, local leaders have implemented practical management strategies producing fundamental changes in Iowa’s Main Streets.

Liz Zweibohmer

Phone:
Website

104 E Main St.
New Hampton, IA 50659

NewBoCo

From the classroom to the boardroom, NewBoCo helps Iowans of all ages succeed in a changing economy because we believe that with the right tools, mindset, and opportunities anyone can be a world-changing innovator. We support entrepreneurship, education, and innovation through hands-on programming, technical talent development, and community building.

Rob Merritt

Phone: (319) 382-5128
Website

415 12th Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Newton Development Corporation

The Newton Development Corporation strives to improve the economic well-being of the Newton community by retaining, growing and attracting business.

Tanya Michener

Phone: (641) 787-8210
Website

403 W 4th St N
Suite 210
Newton, IA 50208

Newton Main Street

A Downtown Initiative of the Greater Newton Area Chamber of Commerce for Newton, Iowa.

Erin Yeager

Phone: (641) 791-9617
Website

122 First Street North
Newton, IA 50208

Next Level Ventures

Next Level Ventures is a certified Iowa innovation fund based in Des Moines which makes investments in Iowa companies that want to scale rapidly. We are currently investing capital from NLV Fund II and typically invest $1 to $4 million per company.

Liz Keehner

Phone: (512) 593-9215
Website

666 Walnut Street
Suite 2260
Des Moines, IA 50309

NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC)

Whether you are thinking about starting a business or growing an existing company, the NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center offers business tools and educational opportunities to assist you.

Mary Spitz

Phone: (641) 422-4111
Website

500 College Drive
Suite 120
Mason City, IA 50401

North Iowa Area Council of Governments (NIACOG)

Professional planning, programming and technical assistance to member cities and counties in the 8-county NIACOG region.

Myrtle Nelson

Phone: (641) 423-0491
Website

525 6th Street S.W.
Mason City, IA 50401

North Iowa Community College Economic Development

North Iowa Area Community College is a progressive, comprehensive learning institution positioned to serve as the major cultural, educational, and economic development force for the North Iowa region.

Patti Hanson

Phone: (641) 422-4170
Website

500 College Dr.
Suite 120
Mason City, IA 50401

North Iowa Corridor Economic Development Corporation

The North Iowa Corridor is a regional economic development organization serving Mason City, Clear Lake and the greater Cerro Gordo County area.  In addition to new business attraction and existing business retention and attraction, the Corridor provides specialty services for small businesses including location assistance, access to capital and resources, and networking.  Drawing on partners including the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center at North Iowa Community College, the Iowa Economic Development Authority, Iowa Innovation Corporation and funding sources including the Corridor Small Business Revolving Loan Fund and North Iowa Venture Fund, the Corridor is positioned to assist in small business success in North Iowa.

Shaun Arneson

Phone: (641) 423-0315
Website

9 North Federal
Mason City, IA 50401

North Liberty CoLab

The North Liberty CoLab in North Liberty is a full-time coworking space for startups or early stage businesses. North Liberty CoLab is a space to collaborate and network with individuals and resources to assist with advancing your business.

Jeff Schweitzer

Phone: (319) 621-2335
Website

215 Highway 965 Suite 1
North Liberty, IA 52317

North Liberty CoLab - MERGE

The IC CoLab @ MERGE and CoWork @ 808 are designed to create and cultivate a knowledge ecosystem for entrepreneurs and startups, offering vital resources and connections to successfully create, launch, and grow new companies in ICR Iowa.

Phone: (319) 621-2335
Website

215 Highway 965
Suite 1
North Liberty, IA 52317

Northeast Iowa Business Accelerator

BusAccel provides advisory services and networking opportunities to entrepreneurs, Angel investors, strategic institutional investors, developers, vendors of professional services, financial services firms, community development organizations and local governments located in Clayton, Delaware, Dubuque and Jackson Counties.

Jay Wickham

Phone: (563) 588-3350
Website

900 Jackson Street, Suite 110
Dubuque, IA 52001

Northeast Iowa Food & Fitness Initiative

Creating opportunities for farmers and ag businesses to engage in the regional food system.

Ann Mansfield

Phone: (563) 382-2949
Website

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach - Region 4
325 Washington Street, Suite B
Decorah, IA 52101

Northeast Power Cooperative (Northeast Missouri Electric Power Cooperative)

Northeast Power is a not-for-profit transmission electric utility headquartered in Palmyra, Missouri.

Allie Bennett

Phone: (573) 769-2107
Website

3705 Business 61
P.O. Box 191
Palmyra, MO 63461

Northwest Iowa Community College (NCC) - Economic Development

The NCC Business & Industry Center strives to be industry’s first source for providing confidential assessments, knowledge solutions and customized skill building.

Jason Anderson

Phone: (712) 324-5066 Ext: 194
Website

603 West Park St.
Sheldon, IA 51201

Northwest Iowa Development

Northwest Iowa Development is a regional development organization representing six counties providing service to business looking to grow in the region.

Steve Simons

Phone: (712) 470-6508
Website

315 1st Ave., Suite 209
Rock Rapids, IA 51246

Northwest Iowa Planning & Development Commission (NWIPDC)

Iowa Regional Council of Government and Economic Development District

Ted Kourousis

Phone: (712) 262-7225 Ext: 142
Website

217 West 5th Street
P.O. Box 1493
Spencer, IA 51301

Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative

Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative was formed in 1949 by the rural electric cooperatives.

Matt Washburn

Phone: (712) 546-4141
Website

31002 Cty Road C38
P.O. Box 240
Le Mars, IA 51031

Norwalk Area Chamber of Commerce

With over 220 members, the Norwalk Area Chamber of Commerce has become the most respected and productive business organization in our area. Our work has helped to create a well-balanced community that enjoys a high quality of life and a healthy economy.

Lucinda Sperry

Phone: (515) 981-0619
Website

1043 Sunset Dr
Ste 3
Norwalk, IA 50211

O'Brien County Economic Development

We are a private, nonprofit organization incorporated for the purpose of promoting economic development in O’Brien County. Our emphasis is on ag-related businesses, manufacturing/ industrial, and renewable fuels. We treat your business matters confidentially. If you are looking to start a new business or expand an existing business meet with us to share thoughts and ideas. We will work together to make your business ideas come to life.

Kiana Johnson

Phone: (712) 957-1313
Website

160 S. Hayes Ave
Primghar, IA 51245

Oelwein Chamber & Area Development

Oelwein Chamber & Area Development is a partnership organization of individuals, organizations, businesses, industry and the City of Oelwein working together to advance a strong local economy and to maintain a high quality of life in the Oelwein area. Focus is on business/industrial development, addressing infrastructure and downtown redevelopment needs, and attracting visitors, by collectively promoting the community, its resources and by being the primary source for community information.

Deb Howard

Phone: (319) 283-1105
Website

6 South Frederick
Oelwein, IA 50662

Office Evolution

The various services offered by Office Evolution Cedar Rapids are ideal for a newly started local business to an established company looking to expand regionally or nationally. These services include: business mailbox/address, private offices, shared workspace, conference rooms, and live phone answering.

Laura Gansemer

Phone: (319) 406-3535
Website

1120 Depot Lane SE
Suite 100
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Office of Ombudsman

The Office of Ombudsman investigates complaints about Iowa state and local government agencies.

Bernardo Granwehr

Phone: (515) 281-3592
Website

Ola Babcock Miller Building
1112 East Grand
Des Moines, IA 50319

Ogden Legacy

Ogden Legacy is organized to promote the economic, industrial, professional, cultural and civic welfare in the Ogden, Iowa area.

Craig Christensen

Phone: (515) 275-2917
Website

513 West Walnut St.
Ogden, IA 50212

Open Decorah

COme on down and COwork at Open Decorah and be surrounded by great COmpany! Successful business is all about great COllaboration! Coworking refers to a shared work environment and a set of community and cultural values that guide the development and operation of office space: facilities where freelancers, entrepreneurs, telecommuters, and drop-ins work side-by-side.

Ross Hadley

Phone: (563) 379-3167
Website

128 West Water Street, 2nd Floor
Decorah, IA 52101

Osceola Chamber-Main Street

Osceola is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Lacey Nish

Phone: (641) 342-4200
Website

115 E. Washington
PO Box 425
Osceola, IA 50213

Osceola County Economic Development Commission

County -wide 501(c)(3) Economic Development Agency with the purpose of enabling joint public and private investments that create new wealth and jobs for the residents of the county.

Stephanie Neppl

Phone: (712) 754-2523
Website

300 7th Street
Sibley, IA 51249

Oskaloosa Main Street

Oskaloosa is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Amy Brainard

Phone: (641) 672-2591
Website

222 First Ave. E.
Oskaloosa, IA 52577

Panther Biz Hub

PBH Team

Phone:


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Pathfinders RC&D, Inc.

We work in partnership with local stakeholders to create vibrant rural communities through rural economic development and natural resource conservation.

Ashley Utt

Phone: (641) 472-6177
Website

304 South Maple
Fairfield, IA 52556

Pivotal Business Partners

The CED’s mission is to enhance economic development throughout industrial and commercial business growth, the creation and retention of jobs, and the provision of technical assistance to the small business sector.

Jim Langin

Phone: (515) 512-1613
Website

2331 University Ave., Suite 203
PO Box 41452
Des Moines, IA 50311

Pleasant Hill Chamber of Commerce

The Pleasant Hill Chamber of Commerce will promote and support its membership and local businesses. We will promote businesses through advocacy, publicity and education. We will support activities which result in improved quality of life for the residents of our community.

Becca Squiers

Phone: (515) 313-8740
Website

5160 Maple Drive
Suite C
Pleasant Hill, IA 50327

Polk City Development Corporation

The goal of the Development Corporation is to promote business development in Polk City.

John Calhoun

Phone: (850) 280-1521
Website

4111 Marathon Blvd.
STE 250-M
Austin, TX 78756

Poweshiek Iowa Development (Pow I-80)

Poweshiek Iowa Development (Pow I-80) is the lead economic development organization serving Brooklyn, Deep River, Grinnell, Guernsey, Hartwick, Malcom, Montezuma and Poweshiek County.

Laura Manatt

Phone: (641) 236-1626
Website

520 4th Avenue
Grinnell, IA 50112

Professional Developers of Iowa

Professional Developers of Iowa, Inc., is a group of professional economic development personnel to further the development of the economic base of the State of Iowa.

Lane Till

Phone: (515) 452-0211
Website

400 East Court Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309

Prosperity Eastern Iowa

Prosperity Eastern Iowa is a four-county economic development region including Delaware, Dubuque, Jackson, and Jones Counties and the City of DeWitt. The Petal Project, Buyer Supplier, and Accessmyfuture.com are initiatives of Prosperity Eastern Iowa.

Katie Steffensmeier

Phone: (563) 556-4166
Website

7600 Commerce Park
Dubuque, IA 52002

Protostudios

Protostudios is a state-of-the-art, rapid-prototyping facility focusing on consumer products and biomedical prototypes, Protostudios assists all Iowa entrepreneurs in making your ideas a reality. Learn more at the Protostudios website.

Spencer Kuhl

Phone:
Website

136 S. Dubuque Street
Suite 9
Iowa City, IA 52240

Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce

Ignite Quad Cities provides you with the path and support you need to be a successful entrepreneur. Join our Entrepreneurial Meetup groups, go through our QC Venture School cohort, take advantage of free business counseling, or get connected to the resources and assets in our region that can help you launch and grow your business. Ignite Quad Cities is an initiative of the Quad Cities Chamber. www.QuadCitiesChamber.com

Julie Forsythe

Phone: (563) 823-2652
Website

331 West 3rd St.
Suite 100
Davenport, IA 52801

Quad Cities SCORE Chapter 0432/4321

SCORE’s mentors comprised of 30 retired men and women volunteers in Iowa who represent all walks of business and professional life.

Jerry Johnson

Phone: (309) 797-0082
Website

331 W 3rd St.
Davenport, IA 52801

Red Oak Chamber and Industry Association, Inc.

A membership-based association of businesses, professional leaders and individuals working together to sustain a favorable business climate that enables existing and new businesses to prosper.

Elaine Carlson

Phone: (712) 623-4821
Website

307 East Reed Street
Red Oak, IA 51566

Region 6 Resource Partners

Gap financing loans for job creation or saving projects.

Marty Wymore

Phone: (641) 752-0717
Website

903 East Main Street
Marshalltown, IA 50158

Region XII Council of Governments

Region XII Council of Governments was organized in 1973 to assist local governments in Audubon, Carroll, Crawford, Greene, Guthrie, and Sac Counties in western Iowa. The COG also assists associate members Adel, De Soto, Perry, and Redfield in Dallas County and Ogden in Dallas County.

Rick Hunsaker

Phone: (712) 792-9914 Ext: 7800
Website

1009 East Anthony Street
P.O. Box 768
Carroll, IA 51401

Region XII Development Corporation

Low interest loans made to businesses that create jobs in Audubon, Carroll, Crawford, Greene, Guthrie, or Sac Counties.

Rick Hunsaker

Phone: (712) 792-9914
Website

1009 East Anthony St.
PO Box 768
Carroll, IA 51401

Renew Rural Iowa - Iowa Farm Bureau

Iowa Farm Bureau Federation is a grassroots, statewide organization dedicated to enhancing the People, Progress and Pride of Iowa.

Sandy Ehrig

Phone: (515) 225-5480
Website

5400 University Avenue
West Des Moines, IA 50266

Ringgold County Development Corporation

The Ringgold County Development Corporation (RCDC), an Iowa non-profit corporation, was organized in 1960 by interested business and community leaders to promote industrial and commercial development in Ringgold County.

Jodie Geist

Phone: (641) 464-3704
Website

117 South Fillmore Street
Mount Ayr, IA 50854

Rock Rapids Development Corporation

Rock Rapids Development Corporation (RRDC) works to attract, retain and develop industrial, commercial and retail businesses in Rock Rapids, Iowa.

Micah Freese

Phone: (712) 472-4585
Website

411 First Avenue
Rock Rapids, IA 51246

Rural Development Center

Complete business development services for start-ups and expanding small to medium size businesses.

Steve Adams

Phone: (712) 309-1830
Website

302 East Coolbaugh
P.O. Box 292
Red Oak, IA 51566

Sac City Chamber-Main Street

Sac City is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Crystal Hanrahan

Phone: (712) 662-7316
Website

615 West Main Street
Sac City, IA 50583

Sac Economic & Tourism Development

Sac Economic & Tourism Development is responsible for recruiting and retaining business and industry in Sac County through site location, financial assistance and workforce capability.

Brandy Ripley

Phone: (712) 664-2940
Website

108 Boyer Street
P.O. Box 327
Wall Lake, IA 51466

SBA Office of Advocacy

The Office of Advocacy is an independent voice for small business in the Federal Government and the source of small business statistics.

Bill Elmore

Phone: (314) 539-6601
Website

1222 Spruce St.
Saint Louis, MO 63103

SCORE Des Moines

SCORE’s mentors, comprised of active and retired business men and women, provide clients with free and confidential business counseling. Counseling can be conducted at the client’s place of business, at our chapter headquarters, by telephone, over Zoom, or via email

Linda Haus

Phone: (515) 274-8593
Website

6600 University Ave
Suite 156
Windsor Heights, IA 50324

SCORE East Central Iowa

SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide.

Craig Hanson

Phone: (319) 362-6943
Website

2750 First Avenue NE
Suite 350
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

Shelby County DevelopSource

All types of assistance for Shelby County businesses.

Jane Nielsen

Phone: (712) 755-3569
Website

1901 Hawkeye Avenue
Suite 101
Harlan, IA 51537

Sheldon Chamber and Development Corporation

The purpose of the Sheldon Chamber and Development Corporation is to promote Sheldon by developing an atmosphere where all people want to come to visit, live, and conduct business.

Curt Strouth

Phone: (712) 324-2813
Website

416 9th Street
PO Box 276
Sheldon, IA 51201

Sigourney Area Development Corp.

SADC is an Economic Developement office, linking potential business owners with existing business owners. We have a revolving loan available for start-up businesses with low interest rates.

Gary Losbaker

Phone: (641) 622-2288
Website

112 East Washington Street
Sigourney, IA 52591

Siouxland Economic Development Corporation

Siouxland Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) was formed in 1979 to provide financing to new businesses as well as existing businesses with expansion needs.

Jackie Nohr

Phone: (712) 224-2896
Website

617 Pierce St
Ste 202
Sioux City, IA 51101

Siouxland Interstate Metropolitan Planning Council (SIMPCO)

Local Governmental Planning Agency

Michelle Bostinelos

Phone: (712) 279-6286
Website

1122 Pierce St
Sioux City, IA 51105

SMALL BUSINESS SOLUTIONS CENTER / Evelyn K. Davis Center

We can help you manage your business with:

Management and operations

Marketing plans

Products and service

Social Media

Registering your business with the state and federally

Business Identity

Formalizing business entity

Whether you are starting a small business or looking to grow a one on one coaching session will serve your purpose.

Curtis Baugh

Phone: (515) 697-1454
Website

1171 7th Street
Des Moines, IA 50314

Solidarity Microfinance

Empowering communities to create economic opportunities through small business loans, support, and savings services.

Alomgir Hossain

Phone: (515) 991-0750
Website

607 Forest Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314

South Central Iowa SCORE Chapter 398

SCORE’s mentors provide clients with free and confidential business counseling. Counseling can be conducted at the client’s place of business, at our chapter headquarters, by telephone or via email.

Teri Messerschmitt

Phone: (641) 814-5907
Website

217 E Main St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

Southeast Iowa Regional Planning Commission (SEIRPC)

Manages regional Revolving Loan Funds, accesses public resources for business.

Mike Norris

Phone: (319) 753-4310
Website

211 North Gear Avenue
Suite 100
West Burlington, IA 52655

Southeastern Community College - Center for Business

CBIZ (Center for Business) delivers relevant, creative, customer focused solutions to businessess and residents.

Brenda Rubey

Phone: (319) 208-5375
Website

610 North Fourth Street
Suite 220
Burlington, IA 52601

Southern Iowa Council of Governments (SICOG)

Providing local financial assistance to business to create and retain jobs.

Beth Waddle

Phone: (641) 782-8491
Website

101 East Montgomery Street
Creston, IA 50801

Southwest Iowa Planning Council (SWIPCO)

Southwest Iowa Planning Council’s (SWIPCO) goals are to promote regional cooperation and to serve the counties and cities within our region with community and economic development activities to improve the quality of life for all residents in Southwest Iowa.

John McCurdy

Phone: (866) 279-4720
Website

1501 SW 7th St.
Atlantic, IA 50022

Southwestern Community College

Southwestern Community College works to attract and retain employers by offering them training and other services.

Jamie David

Phone: (641) 782-1483
Website

1501 West Townline Street
Creston, IA 50801

Spencer Main Street

Spencer is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Nancy Naeve

Phone: (712) 262-7246
Website

101 West 5th
PO Box 7937
Spencer, IA 51301

Springboard Coworking

Springboard Coworking is a shared office space for entrepreneurs, freelancers, startups, small businesses and any form of career nomad, looking for a vibrant community and workspace to collaborate.

Phone:
Website

700 4th St
Suite 210
Sioux City, IA 51101

State Center Development Association

State Center is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Everett Halsted

Phone: (641) 483-3002
Website

110 E Main St
State Center, IA 50247

Storm Lake United

Chamber of Commerce – Area Development – Tourism

Breanna Horsey

Phone: (712) 732-3780
Website

119 West 6th St.
PO Box 584
Storm Lake, IA 50588

Story City Greater Chamber Connection

Story City is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Shanon McKinley

Phone: (515) 733-4214
Website

524 Broad St.
P.O. Box 39
Story City, IA 50248

Strawberry Point Development Fund, Inc.

The Strawberry Point Development Fund, Inc. is focused on business attraction, industrial growth, home building, construction, and job creation.

Linzy Martin

Phone: (563) 933-4482
Website

111 Commercial Street
Strawberry Point, IA 52076

Studio 12

Studio 12 is a collaborative coworking space connecting entrepreneurs with the innovative resources necessary to accelerate the next generation of dynamic Iowa businesses.

Lyle Hevern

Phone: (712) 380-7100
Website


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Tama County Economic Development

Daily we have in-person, online, and telephone meetings with businesses, & residents with ideas on adding value to our economy. Meetings are confidential and free.

Katherine Ollendieck

Phone: (641) 484-3108
Website

211 W. State Street
P.O. Box 22
Toledo, IA 52342

Technology Association of Iowa (TAI)

TAl is a member-based association that exists to create and sustain a positive technology environment for economic growth and job creation by enhancing access to talent and developing future workforce; creating connectivity with business, educational and government resources; and improving the business climate for technology organizations.

Tyler Wyngarden

Phone: (515) 280-7700
Website

500 E. Court Ave.
Suite 100
Des Moines, IA 50309

The Ames Laboratory, USDOE

The Laboratory seeks solutions to energy-related problems. As part of our mission, we may provide unique capabilities and expertise to non-DOE entities, including industry under fully executed research agreements.

Adam Schwartz

Phone: (515) 529-4277
Website

2408 Pammel Drive
Ames, IA 50011

The Depot

Along the Meredith trail between Gray’s Lake and Principal Park you will find the Depot. A unique building for entrepreneurs, artists, and freelancers to have a workspace that works for them. Now with a Des Moines Coworking office space you can rent a desk, use common area, or find the perfect private office to suit your style.

Phone:
Website

901 Thomas Beck Road
Des Moines, IA 50315

The Innovation Lab

We’re a network of coworking spaces that foster innovation & entrepreneurship in rural communities. Every Innovation Lab offers coworking space, innovation services, meeting space, and team-building activities. Everything we do helps businesses launch, grow, and remain competitive.

Eric Dregne

Phone: (815) 281-0061
Website

210 Jones St.
Suite 200
Dubuque, IA 52001

The Port - Iowa Western Community College

Vault is a coworking community, giving entrepreneurs and creatives a place to thrive: a high-quality work environment, conference rooms, coffee, high-speed internet – and a network of Vaulters with experience to help you with business, technical, creative, or other challenges.

David Tominsky

Phone:
Website

415 12th Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

The Port- Iowa Western Community College

Master the startup process with our premier statewide Venture School, an innovative training program focused on real-world experimentation, customer discovery, and Lean LaunchPad methodologies.

Venture School

Phone:
Website

108 John Pappajohn Business Building
Suite S160
Iowa City, IA 52242

Tipton Economic Development Corporation

The Tipton Economic Development Corporation (TEDCO) is a non-profit organization focused on improving the overall business climate in Tipton by promoting economic growth and prosperity within the community. The TEDCO Board of Directors coordinates with the City of Tipton and other local organizations to promote and support community based economic development initiatives..

Linda Beck

Phone: (563) 886-4597
Website

417 Cedar Street
Tipton, IA 52772

Traer Development Corporation

Traer Development Corporation promotes economic opportunities and quality of life projects for the Traer community. TDC works directly with local City government and City Utilities.

Patrick Stief

Phone: (319) 478-2580
Website

649 2nd Street
Traer, IA 50675

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD’s mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all.

Steven Eggleston

Phone: (515) 284-4512
Website

210 Walnut Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

U.S. Dept of Labor, Wage and Hour Division

The Wage and Hour Division is responsible for the administration and enforcement of labor laws which collectively cover virtually all private and State and local government employment.

Adam Wombacher

Phone: (515) 284-4625
Website

210 Walnut Street
Room 643
Des Moines, IA 50309

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) offers counseling services, access to capital, assistance in government contracting, Disaster Assistance and Advocacy for small business

Samantha Byers

Phone: (319) 362-6405
Website

2750 1st Avenue NE
Suite 350
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

UNI Family Business Center

We believe family businesses are different because of the unique challenges during their start up, and those which continue through the life of the business. We are committed to supporting your family and your family business through challenges and opportunities.

Katie Kreis

Phone: (319) 273-4724
Website

UNI Family Business Center
8120 Jennings Drive
Cedar Falls, IA 50614

Union County Development Association

UCDA’s Business Support Services can provide a vast array of services to business no matter what stage of business you are in. If we don’t know, we know someone who does.

Mindy Stalker

Phone: (641) 782-2003
Website

301 W Montgomery
Creston, IA 50801

University of Iowa (UI) Research Park BioVentures Center

The UI business incubation program includes services and facilities that support new business ventures that use advanced technology. All companies take advantage of services offered to nurture these new companies during their early years. Also available are “accelerator” facilities that support companies that have moved past the start-up phase but still are early in their development as a business enterprise.

Stephanie Dengler

Phone: (319) 384-2741
Website

2500 Crosspark Road
Coralville, IA 52241

University of Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC)

The University of Iowa’s John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center delivers innovative education, training, and outreach programs for Iowa students, faculty, aspiring entrepreneurs, and business owners.

Lynn Allendorf

Phone: (319) 335-1022
Website

21 East Market St.
PBB S160
Iowa City, IA 52242

University of Northern Iowa (UNI) - Advance Iowa

Advance Iowa is the State of Iowa’s comprehensive consulting program designed to work with mid-sized companies to enhance their growth.

Todd Hutcheson

Phone: (319) 273-4692
Website

8120 Jennings Dr.
Suite 128
Cedar Falls, IA 50613

University of Northern Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC)

The R. J. McElroy Student Business Incubator, a program of the UNI John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC), is an educational learning laboratory designed to inspire and educate students interested in entrepreneurship and small business.

Laurie Watje

Phone: (319) 273-5732
Website

8120 Jennings Drive
Suite 13
Cedar Falls, IA 50614

Upper Explorerland Regional Planning Commission (UERPC)

To promote regional cooperation and meet the planning, housing, workforce and economic development needs of local governments.

Diana Johnson

Phone: (563) 419-6104
Website

325 Washington Street
Suite A
Decorah, IA 52101

Uptown Marion Main Street

Uptown Marion is a collection of outstanding boutiques, restaurants, and attractions located in Marion’s historical and cultural district.

Brooke Prouty

Phone: (319) 743-4726
Website

1070 7th Avenue
Marion, IA 52302

Urbandale Chamber of Commerce

The Urbandale Chamber of Commerce serves, protects, and promotes its members.

Tiffany Menke

Phone: (515) 331-6855
Website

2830 100th St.
Suite 110
Urbandale, IA 50322

US Department of Commerce

US Department of Commerce, US Commercial Service.

Albert Liu

Phone: (515) 380-3419
Website


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USDA Rural Development

USDA Rural Development offers programs to provide the educational opportunities, job training, technical support, and tools for rural residents to start small businesses.

Kate Sand

Phone: (515) 284-4459
Website

210 Walnut St., Room 873
Atlanta, GA 30309

Vault Coworking

Vault is a coworking community, giving entrepreneurs and creatives a place to thrive: a high-quality work environment, conference rooms, coffee, high-speed internet – and a network of Vaulters with experience to help you with business, technical, creative, or other challenges.

David Tominsky

Phone: (319) 382-5128
Website

415 12th Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Venture School

Master the startup process with our premier statewide Venture School, an innovative training program focused on real-world experimentation, customer discovery, and Lean LaunchPad methodologies.

Venture School

Phone:
Website

108 John Pappajohn Business Building
Suite S160
Iowa City, IA 52242

VentureNet Iowa

Venturenet Iowa helps Iowa grow its economy and qualified workforce in order to sustain its economic future. VentureNet Iowa helps build companies through assisting entrepreneurs who have an idea for a product or a service and helping them develop the structure, create the model, and assemble an effective management team.

Adrienne Greenwald

Phone: (515) 471-1300
Website

400 East Court Avenue, Suite 122
Des Moines, IA 50309

VetBiz

We transition military skills into small business success through education, one-on-one consulting & mentoring. We are Veterans Helping Veterans One Small Business At A Time focusing on MO, KS, IA, NE & southern IL. Visit us at www.vetbiz.com for details and to sign up.

Mitchell Fitzpatrick

Phone: (314) 531-8387
Website

611 N 10th Street
Suite 350
Saint Louis, MO 63101

Warren County Economic Development Corporation

The mission of the WCEDC is to create and retain jobs while enhancing the quality of life in greater Warren County, accomplished foremost by strengthening and supporting the business climate in the area.

Rachel Gocken

Phone: (515) 961-1067
Website

111 N. Buxton Street
Indianola, IA 50125

Washington Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber of Commerce is proud to represent these multifaceted companies and organizations that make Washington, Iowa, a great place to live and work. From helping companies establish themselves, to supporting favorable legislative actions, to advancing the region’s infrastructure and economic assets, the Chamber is helping businesses develop and encouraging civic growth.

Michelle Redlinger

Phone:
Website


Washington, IA 52353

Washington Economic Development Group

Experienced non-profit organization assisting entrepreneurs, providing location assistance, accessing human and financial resources, networking, and specializing in small business and value-added ag.

Mary Audia

Phone: (319) 653-3942
Website


Washington, IA 52353

Waukee Economic Development Corporation

WEDCO stands ready to help you turn your dream into a reality or help you grow your existing business. Waukee is the fastest growing city in Iowa. Come be a part of our growth!

Jennifer Brown

Phone: (515) 978-7909
Website

230 W Hickman Rd
Waukee, IA 50263

Waukon Economic Development Corporation

Waukon Economic Development Corporation provides assistance to businesses and industries interested in locating in Waukon by assisting with retail, commercial and industrial expansions and locations.

Ardie Kuhse

Phone: (563) 568-2624
Website

101 West Main Street
Waukon, IA 52172

Waverly Chamber of Commerce/Main Street

The Waverly Chamber of Commerce and Main Street Program develops and sustains dynamic, progressive programs supporting the economic and business environment to provide a quality experience for residents and visitors to our community and historic downtown district.

Travis Toliver

Phone: (319) 352-4526
Website

118 East Bremer Ave.
Waverly, IA 50677

Waverly Economic Development

Waverly Economic Development is a public economic development organization that strives to develop and sustain a diverse and vital local and regional economy by supporting activities that lead to business retention, job creation and capital investment in Waverly and the surrounding area. Our staff is knowledgeable and experienced in all areas of economic development and welcomes the opportunity to assist you with your specific needs.

Connie Tolan

Phone: (319) 352-9210
Website

200 1st Street NE
PO Box 616
Waverly, IA 50677

Wayne County Development Corporation

The WCDC is a volunteer directed, not-for-profit organization formed to facilitate community cooperation and expand economic activity.

Denise Becker

Phone: (641) 872-1536
Website

Wayne County Courthouse
PO Box 435
Corydon, IA 50060

Webster City Economic Development

Webster City Economic Development assists businesses that are expanding, relocating or just starting up. Our services include technical and financial assistance for business of all sizes.

Lindsay Henderson

Phone: (515) 832-9151
Website

400 Second St.
PO Box 217
Webster City, IA 50595

West Union Main Street Chamber

The West Union Main Street Chamber is focused on the business, community, and economic development of West Union and its rural areas.

Matthew Marsala

Phone: (563) 422-3070
Website

101 North Vine Street
West Union, IA 52175

Western Iowa Advantage

Western Iowa Advantage is the cooperative marketing and economic development consortium service west central Iowa.

Rick Hunsaker

Phone: (712) 792-9914 Ext: 7800
Website

1009 East Anthony Street
Carroll, IA 51401

Western Iowa Development Association

Western Iowa Development Association serves as rural Pottawattamie County's economic development office along with the communities of Shelby and Marne Iowa.

Kristine Sorenson

Phone: (712) 482-3029
Website

PO Box 129
Oakland, IA 51560

Western Iowa Tech Community College

The Corporate College offers new and existing businesses custom-designed training and specific consulting solutions for any need.

Todd Rausch

Phone: (712) 317-3406 Ext: 1468
Website

4647 Stone Ave.
Sioux City, IA 51106

Windsor Heights Chamber

To promote and support members, local businesses and organizations through advocacy, publicity and education, while working to promote the growth of our members, economic development and the quality of life in Windsor Heights.

Michael Libbie

Phone: (515) 257-6267
Website

1145 66th St.
Windsor Heights, IA 50324

Winn-Worth Betco (Winnebago-Worth Counties Betterment Council)

Economic Development office serving Winnebago & Worth Counties, providing assistance in business development and finding potential funding sources.

Melissa Michaelis

Phone: (641) 592-0800
Website

203A N 1st Ave West
PO Box 93
Lake Mills, IA 50450

Winneshiek County Development, Inc.

A local economic development organization that serves all of Winneshiek County, providing business advice, consulting services, funding opportunities and more to get your business started.

Stephanie Fromm

Phone: (563) 382-6061
Website

507 West Water Street
Decorah, IA 52101

Woodbine Main Street

Woodbine is a participating Main Street Iowa community. Iowa’s Main Street communities have made a commitment to the long-term revitalization of their historic commercial districts.

Deb Sprecker

Phone: (712) 647-3434
Website

313 Walker Street
Woodbine, IA 51579

Wright County Economic Development

Wright County is the right choice to locate, expand, and start-up a business.

Darrel Steven Carlyle

Phone:
Website

115 North Main Street
Clarion, IA 50525

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