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Delaware County Economic Development

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


The Delaware County Economic Development Commission (DCED) is a nonprofit economic development commission that serves ALL citizens of Delaware County by creating/retaining jobs, stimulating local economic growth and enhancing quality of life. DCED carries out this mission through the design and implementation of plans and programs to accomplish: • Expansion/retention of existing business and industry • Recruitment of new business and industry • Value-Added Ag Initiatives • Assist existing and future businesses in meeting their workforce needs • Providing technical assistance to communities in Delaware County • Entrepreneurship development • Foundation for the Future of Delaware County • Tourism

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting, Development and Review

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Assistance in Finding Government Funding

Networking Organizations

  • Geographically Based

Office, Laboratory and Meeting Space

  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space

Economic and Site Development

  • Site Location Assistance
  • State Tax Credits and Assistance

Tax Services

  • Assistance


  • Annual Budget
  • Bookkeeping
  • Business Management
  • Business Plan
  • Cash Flow Projections
  • E-Commerce: Doing Business on the Web
  • Financial Resources for Non-Retail Business
  • Marketing Plan
  • Topics Related to Developing & Maintaining a Small Business
Contact Information
Donna Boss
200 East Main
Manchester, IA 52057
(563) 927-2958