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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.


SWAP provides financial and technical assistance to businesses to assist with development and implementation of solid waste management projects to improve environmental performance and the bottom line. By recovering, reusing, and reducing the use of Iowa’s valuable resources, SWAP projects save money, create jobs, increase revenue and protect and preserve natural resources by promoting resource management that eases the burden on landfills, reduces greenhouse gas emissions and improves Iowa’s water, air and land quality.

Services Provided

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Small Business Issues
  • State Business Issues

Management Issues and Training

  • Human Resources
  • Recruiting Assistance

Networking Organizations

  • Geographically Based
  • Small Business/General

Office, Laboratory and Meeting Space

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

Economic and Site Development

  • Consulting
  • Site Location Assistance
  • State Tax Credits and Assistance

Starting a Business

  • Startup Business Counseling


  • Mentoring Program

Internship Programs & Student Services

  • Internship Programs
Contact Information
Erin Pottebaum
136 S Dubuque St
Iowa City, IA 52240