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Small Business Resources

IEDA Programs


Small businesses in need of resources to either start or grow their business can find tools that are easy to access below. You can find resources such as legal requirements for Iowa businesses, information about federal funding and help for small businesses owned by women, minorities, veterans, or individuals with disabilities. 

Targeted Small Business Program

Program is designed to help small businesses owned by women, individuals with minority status, service-connected disabled veterans and/or individuals with disabilities.

State Small Business Credit Initiative

Federal program providing investment in growing Iowa's small businesses, including startups, manufacturers and businesses owned by veterans and individuals from diverse backgrounds.


Helping small businesses succeed by providing complimentary and easy access to assistance needed to start and grow a business.

America's Seed Fund: Iowa Program

Helping small businesses apply for federal funds for innovation.

Business License Information Center

Information on the legal requirements for Iowa businesses.