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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.


Nonprofit that assists industry and business development in and for Adams County, Iowa.  Own spec building, developed land and undeveloped land for industrial growth.  Works closely to create public/private partnerships that enhance the bottom line and develop a long-term relationship to provide a positive economic impact on the community and region.  We also work closely with Small Business Development Centers, Iowa Workforce Development, Southwestern Community College and other providers to package the best resources for each business.

Services Provided

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Business Issues Related to a Specific City
  • Community Involvement
  • Small Business Issues
  • State Business Issues
  • Women’s Business Issues

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting, Development and Review
  • International Market Research
  • Market Plan Development

Management Issues and Training

  • Human Resources
  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Recruiting Assistance

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Assistance in Finding Equity Funding
  • Assistance in Finding Government Funding
  • Loan Providers

Libraries and Research Organizations

  • Business Research Resources


  • Advertising
  • Brochure Design
  • Census Data
  • Competitive Analysis
  • E-Commerce
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Internet Marketing
  • Market Plan Development
  • Research (Domestic Markets)
  • Web Site Development

Networking Organizations

  • Demographically Based
  • Small Business/General

Office, Laboratory and Meeting Space

  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Incubator Space
  • Office Space
  • Retail Space
  • Co-Work

Economic and Site Development

  • Consulting
  • Main Street Program Services
  • Revitalization
  • Site Location Assistance

Regulatory Compliance

  • Codes


  • Annual Budget
  • Business Management
  • Business Plan
  • Cash Flow Projections
  • Financial Resources for Non-Retail Business
  • Financial Statements
  • Health & Safety

Nonprofit Development

  • Board Development
  • Funds Development
  • Human Resources
  • Strategic Planning
  • Technical Services

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
  • Purchasing an Existing Business

Starting a Business

  • Business Research
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Startup Business Counseling


  • Mentoring Program

Human Resources

  • Employee Development
  • Hiring, Retention & Education

Export Assistance

  • Marketing
  • Networking
Contact Information
Raelynne Risser
710 Davis Avenue
Corning, IA 50841