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.

About

Services

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting, Development and Review
  • Business Plan Training
  • Census Data
  • Feasibility Studies
  • International Market Research
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research
  • Research Training

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise

Economic and Site Development

  • Consulting
  • Environmental Compliance Assistance
  • Legislative Agendas
  • Revitalization
  • Site Location Assistance

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Assistance in Finding Debt Funding
  • Assistance in Finding Equity Funding
  • Assistance in Finding Government Funding
  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Consulting
  • Energy Loan Fund
  • Equity Providers
  • Financial Assistance for International Trade Shows
  • Historic Tax Credits
  • Individual Development Accounts
  • Loan Packaging
  • Technology Grants

Freight & Distribution

  • Locating Freight Forwarders/Customs Brokers

Human Resources

  • Employee Development
  • Hiring, Retention & Education
  • Policies & Procedures

Import Assistance

  • Locating Distributors
  • Networking
  • Trade Education

Internship Programs & Student Services

  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Student Research Projects

Management Issues and Training

  • General Employment Law Advice
  • Human Resources
  • Insurance Information
  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Mentoring
  • Recruiting Assistance

Marketing/Sales

  • Brochure Design
  • Census Data
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Market Plan Development
  • Research (Domestic Markets)
  • Research (International Markets)

Networking Organizations

  • Geographically Based
  • Industry Specific
  • Small Business/General

Nonprofit Development

  • Accounting
  • Board Development
  • Funds Development
  • Human Resources
  • Organizational Audits
  • Strategic Planning
  • Technical Services

Office, Laboratory and Meeting Space

  • Computer Equipment
  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Business Issues Related to a Specific City
  • Community Involvement
  • Contractors Issues
  • Federal Business Issues
  • Issues of the Hispanic Business Community
  • Issues Related to the Geographic Location of a Business
  • Legislative Issues
  • Race Relations Issues
  • Small Business Issues
  • State Business Issues
  • Women's Business Issues

Regulatory Compliance

  • Advising
  • Bonding
  • Codes
  • Environmental Compliance Assistance
  • Government Requirements

Technical Assistance

  • Technical Support
  • Technology Transfer
  • Training

Training

  • Business Management
  • Business Plan
  • Cash Flow Projections
  • Financial Statements
  • Health & Safety
  • Home-Based Business
  • Marketing Plan
  • Pre-Business Planning
Primary ContactStephanie Neppl
Address300 7th Street
Sibley, IA 51249
Phone(712) 754-2523