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May 24, 2024

Five Iowa Students Receive Arts Scholarship Awards

May 17, 2024

IEDA Board approves assistance for an established company, two startups in Iowa

SBCI funding awarded to three innovation startups

May 9, 2024

$250,000 in Inspire Iowa grants awarded to six projects

May 2, 2024

IEDA Awards $19 Million in Tax Credits to Iowa Historic Preservation Projects

April 25, 2024

Gov. Reynolds to Lead Trade, Investment Mission to India

April 19, 2024

Daisy Brand to invest $626.5 million in Iowa expansion 

April 19, 2024

IEDA Board approves assistance for two established companies

Entrepreneurial service provider and tourism destinations awarded grants

April 19, 2024

2024 Main Street Iowa Development Awards Honor Outstanding Achievements

Award Winning Projects, Entrepreneurs and Volunteers Honored

April 4, 2024

Nearly $3.4 million in CAT and Sports Tourism grants awarded to 11 communities

March 29, 2024

$125,000 in Certified Local Government Grants Awarded to Nine Iowa Communities

Projects will enhance historic preservation efforts across the state.

March 22, 2024

IEDA Board approves assistance for four established companies

SSBCI innovation funding awarded to four startups

March 21, 2024

Iowa Tourism Organizations, Individuals Receive Awards at 2024 Conference

March 11, 2024

Waterloo West High School student wins Poetry Out Loud state contest

March 7, 2024

$400,000 CAT grant awarded to Cedar Falls

February 28, 2024

2024 Iowa Travel Guide Now Available

February 26, 2024

Secretary Naig Leads Trade Mission to Mexico

Visit aimed at increasing Iowa exports of manufactured products and agricultural goods

February 16, 2024

IEDA Board approves assistance for two established companies

February 15, 2024

Marshalltown Industrial Site achieves certification status

February 1, 2024

More than $350,000 awarded in CAT grants to two projects

January 29, 2024

IEDA Butchery Innovation and Revitalization Grant Program set to open next application round February 1, 2024

January 19, 2024

IEDA Board approves assistance for six startups in Iowa

January 16, 2024

IEDA to Collaborate with Iowa International Center on Partner States Program

January 11, 2024

Nearly $1.8 million awarded in CAT and Sports Tourism grants

December 18, 2023

45 Organizations Receive Nearly $400,000 in Iowa Tourism Grants

December 15, 2023

IEDA Board approves assistance for three established companies

December 7, 2023

More than $1.9 million awarded in CAT and Sports Tourism grants

December 4, 2023

Deputy Secretary of Ag Grant Menke, IEDA Lead Ag Trade Mission to Colombia

November 17, 2023

IEDA Board approves assistance for newly formed company, two startups in Iowa 

SSBCI funding awarded to innovation startup 

November 16, 2023

City of Cascade to Celebrate Small Businesses through New Downtown Mural

Ribbon Cutting Recognizes #IowansUnite Video Contest Winner

November 13, 2023

IEDA Awards $25 Million in Tax Credits to Iowa Historic Preservation Projects

November 9, 2023

10 Communities Receive $925,000 in Main Street Iowa Challenge Grants

Projects will leverage private investments to revitalize downtowns across the state

October 30, 2023

Gov. Reynolds announces $6.5M in new round of Destination Iowa funding for tourism and quality of life 

October 23, 2023

Governor Reynolds, IEDA Award $470,000 to Advance Rural Development

Governor signs Executive Order to update Empower Rural Iowa Initiative  

October 5, 2023

Enhance Iowa Board awards more than $400,000 in CAT grants to two projects

October 5, 2023

Shop Iowa E-commerce Platform Announces Second Annual Day of Special Deals to Show Support for Iowa Small Businesses

October 3, 2023

Iowa Energy Center Board awards nearly $1.6 million in energy grants

September 29, 2023

IEDA Board approves assistance for two established companies, two startups in Iowa

September 7, 2023

Iowa Tourism Office Launches Fall/Winter Travel Guide

September 7, 2023

Gov. Reynolds Announces Awards to Combat Food Insecurity at Hunger Summit

August 28, 2023

Gov. Reynolds and Iowa Economic Development Authority announce $1.4 million in grant awards

August 18, 2023

IEDA Board approves assistance to 3M Company 

August 11, 2023

Gov. Reynolds Announces awards for workforce housing projects across Iowa

August 1, 2023

Tangles Salon in Keokuk wins Statewide Open 4 Business Pitch Contest

Five Iowa Businesses Take Home Awards

July 21, 2023

IEDA Board approves assistance for four established companies and five startups in Iowa

SSBCI funding awarded to imaging intelligence company

June 16, 2023

IEDA Board approves assistance for three established companies, awards for entrepreneurial service providers

June 7, 2023

Second Bondurant site recognized as an Iowa Certified Site

June 2, 2023

Enhance Iowa Board awards $790,000 CAT grant to Bettendorf

May 31, 2023

Gov. Reynolds announces $5M investment to Help Boost Food Bank Capacity 

May 25, 2023

IEDA approves assistance for four innovation startups in Iowa

May 24, 2023

Gov. Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Gregg announce grant awards to launch Iowa United First Aid pilot program in three counties 

May 12, 2023

IEDA Board approves assistance for an established company and four startups in Iowa

May 5, 2023

Enhance Iowa Board awards more than $1.8 million in CAT and Sports Tourism grants to six projects

May 4, 2023

In Honor of National Small Business Month, Gov. Reynolds Announces Community Contest to Showcase Support for Iowa’s Small Businesses

Video contest gives communities a chance to win custom mural

April 21, 2023

Main Street Iowa Development Awards Celebration Honors Outstanding Achievements 

April 21, 2023

IEDA Board approves assistance for three companies in Iowa, awards for service providers supporting rural entrepreneurs

April 13, 2023

Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri Partner for Application to Create Clean Hydrogen Hub

April 10, 2023

IEDA approves assistance for three innovation startups in Iowa

April 6, 2023

Enhance Iowa Board awards $17.75 million in CAT and Sports Tourism grants to 20 projects

April 3, 2023

Secretary Mike Naig, IEDA Led Trade Mission to Vietnam, Philippines

March 30, 2023

IEDA awards $25.4 million in credits to Iowa historic preservation projects

March 23, 2023

Iowa Tourism Organizations, Individuals Receive Awards at 2023 Conference

March 17, 2023

IEDA Board approves assistance for two established companies, four startups and a reinvestment district plan

March 9, 2023

Spring/Summer Iowa Travel Guide Now Available

March 3, 2023

Enhance Iowa Board awards $1 million CAT grant to Waterloo

February 23, 2023

Iowa Energy Center Board opens grant program funding, approves awards for infrastructure projects

February 21, 2023

Secretary Mike Naig, IEDA Leading Trade Mission to Japan, South Korea

Visit includes Iowa Agriculture & BBQ Day celebration in Japan

February 17, 2023

IEDA Board approves assistance for three companies in Iowa

February 16, 2023

IEDA approves assistance for three innovation startups in Iowa

February 15, 2023

Governor Reynolds, IEDA Announce $2 Million in Manufacturing 4.0 Funding

January 20, 2023

IEDA Board approves assistance for three established companies and three startups in Iowa

December 20, 2022

33 Organizations Receive Nearly $300,000 in Iowa Tourism Grants

December 16, 2022

IEDA Board approves assistance to two companies

December 6, 2022

West Viking Road Industrial Park in Cedar Falls recognized as an Iowa Certified Site

December 2, 2022

Enhance Iowa Board awards more than $200,000 CAT grant

November 18, 2022

IEDA Board approves assistance for five established companies and two startups in Iowa

November 2, 2022

10 Communities Receive $934,430 in Main Street Iowa Challenge Grants

Projects will leverage private investments to revitalize downtowns across the state

October 21, 2022

IEDA Board approves assistance to two companies 

October 19, 2022

City of Washington to Celebrate Small Businesses and New Downtown Mural

Event to Recognize #IowansUnite Video Contest Winner

October 13, 2022

Iowa Economic Development Authority Awards $3.3 Million to Nine Communities for Water Infrastructure Projects

October 12, 2022

IEDA announces $96 million investment in Iowa's small businesses and entrepreneurs

October 10, 2022

IEDA Butchery Innovation and Revitalization Program set to accept applications November 1, 2022

October 7, 2022

Enhance Iowa Board awards more than $1 million in CAT and Sports Tourism grants

October 3, 2022

SHOP IOWA DAY IS COMING!

Statewide e-commerce marketplace announces October 12 as special deals day to encourage shopping from Iowa small businesses ahead of holiday season

September 21, 2022

IEDA awards $35 million in credits to Workforce Housing Tax Credit projects

September 16, 2022

IEDA Board approves assistance for two established companies and four startups in Iowa

September 14, 2022

Iowa Tourism Office Launches Redesigned Website, Latest Travel Guide

Revamped site, guide offer fresh inspiration for Iowa travel

September 2, 2022

Enhance Iowa Board awards $775,000 in CAT grants to Akron, Audubon

August 31, 2022

IEDA awards $19 million in credits to Iowa historic preservation projects

August 11, 2022

Iowa Energy Center board awards $1 million in energy grants, one energy infrastructure loan

August 4, 2022

Mills Crossing certified as Iowa’s newest mega site in Western Iowa

August 2, 2022

Albia, Monticello Join Prestigious Main Street Iowa Program

August 1, 2022

Hardware Hank in Le Mars wins Statewide Open 4 Business Pitch Contest

Five Iowa Businesses Take Home Awards

July 22, 2022

IEDA Board approves assistance for an established company, four startups and a reinvestment district plan

July 7, 2022

Enhance Iowa Board awards Sports Tourism grants to Des Moines and Bettendorf

June 17, 2022

IEDA Board approves assistance for six companies, award for a service provider supporting entrepreneurs

June 14, 2022

IEDA, Iowa Women’s Foundation Hire New Employer Engagement Director to Address Child Care Needs in Iowa

June 1, 2022

Refreshed Iowa Farm & Fun Passport offers deals, discounts and prizes for Iowa travelers

May 26, 2022

Gov. Reynolds announces $20M investment in nonprofits to serve Iowans in need

May 25, 2022

Osceola home to Iowa’s newest certified site

May 20, 2022

IEDA Board approves assistance for three established companies and six startups in Iowa

May 5, 2022

Enhance Iowa Board awards Sports Tourism grant to Iowa City

May 5, 2022

Governor Reynolds announces nearly $20M investment in Downtown Housing Revitalization projects

April 22, 2022

Main Street Iowa Development Awards Celebration Honors Outstanding Achievements

Award Winning Projects, Entrepreneurs and Volunteers Honored

April 22, 2022

IEDA Board approves projects from four companies in Iowa, two reinvestment districts

April 21, 2022

Iowa Tourism Organizations, Individuals Receive Awards at 2022 Conference

April 7, 2022

Enhance Iowa Board awards Sports Tourism grants to Clear Lake and Council Bluffs

April 6, 2022

Gov. Reynolds announces $100M investment in Iowa’s quality of life and tourism

March 18, 2022

IEDA Board approves assistance for three established companies and five startups in Iowa

March 10, 2022

Secretary Naig Leads Trade Mission to Mexico

Visit aimed at expanding trade and investment opportunities

March 4, 2022

Enhance Iowa Board awards first Sports Tourism grant

March 3, 2022

Governor Reynolds, IEDA Award $22 Million in Manufacturing 4.0 Funding

Manufacturing 4.0 Workforce Innovation grants have been awarded to 46 companies

March 1, 2022

Spring/Summer Iowa Travel Guide Now Available

February 21, 2022

Fourth Round of Iowa Energy Center Competitive Grant Opens

New program designed to facilitate energy-related economic development

February 18, 2022

IEDA Board Approves Projects From Four Companies in Iowa

Approved awards will assist in the creation of 131 jobs and result in $487 million in new capital investment

February 10, 2022

IEDA Awards $22 Million in Credits to Iowa Historic Preservation Projects

These awards will help transform six historic buildings, including a former department store and millwork factory, into new spaces.

January 25, 2022

National Plan for Vacation Day Encourages Travel in 2022

The Iowa Tourism Office joins destination marketing organizations around the country to mark National Plan for Vacation Day.

January 21, 2022

BOARD ACTION: IEDA Board approves assistance for three established companies and four startups in Iowa, awards funding for butchery innovation and revitalization

These awards will assist in the creation of 84 jobs and result in $96.3 million in new capital investment.

January 18, 2022

Fort Madison site recognized as an Iowa Certified Site

A Development-ready Site in Fort Madison is the Latest Industrial Site to Achieve Certification

January 18, 2022

$16.6 million Awarded to Iowa Communities for Infrastructure, Housing and Revitalization Projects

Awards Made Through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program

January 12, 2022

Iowa Launches First Statewide Program Recognizing Family-Friendly Employers

Best Place for Working Parents® designation is now available to qualifying employers

January 7, 2022

New Program Offers Grants for Sports Tourism Marketing

Enhance Iowa Board Announced it Will Accept Applications Starting February 1

January 4, 2022

Governor Awards $210M in Broadband Grants

Funding awarded to 160 applicants as part of the latest investment in expanding broadband across the state

December 17, 2021

BOARD ACTION: IEDA Board approves projects from two established companies in Iowa, awards strategic infrastructure grant

Board approves awards for two companies, which will assist in the creation of 454 jobs and result in $611.3 million in new capital investment

December 2, 2021

BOARD ACTION: Enhance Iowa Board Awards More Than $5.1 Million in CAT Grants to 16 Communities

November 19, 2021

BOARD ACTION: IEDA Board Approves Projects From an Established Company and Four Startups

November 8, 2021

Digital Distillery Passport Encourages Thirst for Adventure

Iowa Tourism Office announces the launch of the Iowa Distillery passport

November 3, 2021

Gov. Reynolds Announces New Investments in Child Care Following Task Force Recommendations

Key initiatives announced to address Iowa’s child care shortage and advance the state’s continued economic recovery

October 22, 2021

BOARD ACTION: IEDA Board Approves Projects From Two Established Companies

October 20, 2021

City of Knoxville to Celebrate Small Businesses and New Downtown Mural

Event to Recognize #IowansUnite Video Contest Winner

October 20, 2021

Gov. Reynolds Announces Significant Investments to Combat Workforce Shortages, Refocus Unemployment System 

Governor Kim Reynolds announced two new programs to help combat Iowa’s workforce shortage

October 20, 2021

13 Communities Receive $1.2 Million in Main Street Iowa Challenge Grants

Projects will leverage private investments to revitalize downtowns across the state

October 15, 2021

Governor Reynolds Announces Launch of Butchery Innovation and Revitalization Program

Application window will open on October 18

October 6, 2021

$5.2 Million Awarded to Iowa Communities for Housing and Downtown Revitalization

Awards totaling $5.2 million were announced today for CDBG projects across the state.

October 5, 2021

Gov. Reynolds Announces Funds Available to Support Rural Communities

Four competitive programs available for rural communities under 20,000

October 1, 2021

Iowa Energy Center Launches Energy Infrastructure Revolving Loan Program

September 21, 2021

$29.8 Million in Tax Credits Awarded to Workforce Housing Projects

IEDA awarded credits to 49 housing projects

September 17, 2021

BOARD ACTION: IEDA Board Approves Projects From Three Established and Three Startup Companies

Rules for new Butchery Innovation and Revitalization Fund approved

September 14, 2021

Governor Reynolds Announces Broadband Grant Recipients of $100M Investment

39 applicants awarded a total of $97,500,000 for broadband infrastructure as part of the latest Empower Rural Iowa Broadband Grant Program

September 13, 2021

Iowa Tourism Office Offers Incentives and Resources for Travel Through Fall and Winter

Iowa Farm & Fun Passport and Fall/Winter Iowa Travel Guide now available

September 8, 2021

New National This Is Iowa Ad Inspires People to Visit, Live and Work in Iowa

A nationally televised commercial to introduce the state, and its unmatched quality of life

September 8, 2021

Governor Reynolds Announces Historic Investment for Housing

Gov. Reynolds announced an additional $100 million investment to expand housing

August 20, 2021

BOARD ACTION: IEDA Board Approves Projects From 5 Established Companies in Iowa

Projects will assist in the creation of 170 jobs and result in $50.4 million in new capital investment

August 5, 2021

BOARD ACTION: Iowa Energy Center Board Awards $2.8 Million in Energy Grants

Funds enable eligible applicants to pursue projects that align with key focus areas of the Iowa Energy Plan

August 3, 2021

Nearly 200 Applications for Broadband Grants Following $100M Investment

178 applications received from broadband providers for the latest Empower Rural Iowa Broadband Grant Program

August 2, 2021

Bauman and Company in Main Street Mount Vernon Wins Statewide Open 4 Business Contest

Five Businesses Compete for State Honor

July 30, 2021

Gov. Reynolds Announces Members of Carbon Sequestration Task Force Working Groups 

July 16, 2021

BOARD ACTION: Board Approves Projects From Five Established and Two Startup Companies

Projects will assist in the creation of 407 jobs and result in nearly $132 million in new capital investment

July 7, 2021

Iowa Tourism Encourages Exploration During Family Week

Celebrate the end of summer, create memories and explore with Travel Iowa

July 7, 2021

IEDA Awards Tax Credits to Historic Preservation Projects (revised)

IEDA announced $20.5 million in awards to transform 12 historic buildings, including old schools and warehouses, into new spaces

July 1, 2021

Iowa Tourism Office Launches “Fuel Your Road Trip” Initiative

Score a Gift Card. Fuel Your Road Trip. Hit the Road.

June 30, 2021

IEDA Awards $2.6 Million in Catalyst Funding to Strengthen Downtowns Across Iowa

IEDA announced $2.6 million in funding to help 26 communities revitalize their downtown districts

June 25, 2021

IEDA Board approves projects from three established companies and provisional funding for six Reinvestment Districts in Iowa

Awards will assist in the creation of 248 jobs and result in $26.6 million in new capital investment

June 22, 2021

Gov. Reynolds Signs Executive Order Creating Carbon Sequestration Task Force

June 18, 2021

Gov. Reynolds Announces $400,000 for Rural Innovation Projects and Housing Studies

Grant programs are part of the Governor’s Empower Rural Iowa Initiative

June 3, 2021

$2.2 million Awarded for Community Infrastructure Projects 

IEDA awards communities through the Community Development Block Grant program

November 20, 2020

Japan’s Spiber Inc. expands production to Clinton through partnership with ADM

IEDA Board approves award for bioscience company with first-of-its-kind technology in the United States

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