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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 2024, the State of Iowa appropriated $1,000,000 to IEDA with direction to administer these funds for continuation of the program.

Program rule updates and application information is currently in development, with expectation to release information in January 2024.

Eligibility information will be shared upon completion of rules and requirements, expected in January 2024.

Application information will be updated in January 2024. Please check back on this page for updated information.

For more information, contact:

Brad Frisvold