Butchery Innovation and Revitalization Program

Growth Programs

Assisting the Expansion, Renovation & Establishment of Butchery Facilities

The Butchery Innovation and Revitalization Fund, administered by the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA), was created in 2021. The fund provides financial assistance in the form of grants to businesses for projects relating to small-scale meat processing, licensed custom lockers and mobile slaughter units. 

For fiscal year 2023, $1,000,000 is appropriated to IEDA for this program with direction to administer the funds for the continuation of the program.

Program rule updates and application information is currently in development, with expectation to release information in fall 2022.

Eligibility information will be shared upon completion of rules and requirements, expected in fall 2022.

Application information will be updated in fall 2022. Please check back to this page for updated information as it becomes available.
For more information, contact:

Brad Frisvold