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Incentives Directory



Demonstration Fund

The State of Iowa provides financial and technical assistance to encourage high technology prototype and concept development activities that have a clear potential to lead to commercially viable products or services within a reasonable period of time. The Demonstration Fund supports commercialization activities by small and medium-sized Iowa companies in


Category: Incentive


ECIA Regional Revolving Loan Fund

E.C.I.A. Business Growth, Inc. owns a Regional Revolving Loan Fund. The primary purpose of this program is to promote the expansion of area businesses and to create jobs.  Application here *Contact Jackson County Economic Alliance for more information regarding this incentive, (563) 652-4549.


Category: Revolving, Loan, Financing


High Quality Job Creation Program

Provides qualifying businesses tax credits to off-set the cost incurred to locate, expand, or modernize an Iowa facility. To qualify for this flexible assistance package that includes tax credits, exemptions and/or refunds, a business must be a non-retail or non-service business and meet at least four of nine eligibility requirements.


Category: Job, Workforce, Workforce Training


Industrial Property Tax Exemption

Provides a five year reducing property tax exemption for new or expanding industrial construction. The property tax exemption schedule is as follows: A. For the first year, seventy-five percent B. For the second year, sixty percent C. For the third year, fourty-five percent D. For the fourth year, thirty percent E. For the fifth year,


Category: Property, Tax, Exemption


Iowa Microloan

Iowa was built on the dreams of thousands of people owning their own business and being able to sustain a good life for their family. Owning your own business has become a reality for many people as they apply the skills they have learned to the passion they possess. Financing for


Category: Financing


Jackson Co. Revolving Loan Fund

 The primary purpose of this program is to promote the expansion of area businesses and to create jobs .ECIA Business Growth, Inc. administers the Jackson County Revolving Loan Fund.  Guidelines: •    Targets manufacturing and service industries •    Goal of one F.T.E. job created/retained for each $50,000 lent •    Limited strictly to projects within Jackson County •  


Category: Revolving Loan Funds


Jackson County Downtown Low Interest Loan

This program is available in any downtown district in Jackson County. The maximum loan will be $250,000 per project with a minimum loan amount of $5,000. The loans have a 3% interest rate for a term of five years. Projects eligible for this program include façade and/or interior renovation, upper


Category: Downtown, revitalize


Jobs Training Program (260 F)

  The Iowa Jobs Training Program is designed to foster the growth and competitiveness of Iowa's exisiting  business and industry, ensuring that Iowa's existing workforce has the skills and expertise to compete by funding customized training for current employees. Eastern Iowa Community College assists businesses with the development of training programs


Category: Workforce Training


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