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Incentives Directory

Direct Investment Fund (DIF)

Oskaloosa Area Chamber & Development Group (OACDG):

  • Providing direct cash incentives to new industries and businesses that locate in Mahaska County.
  • Creation of quality employment opportunities for area residents is a prime consideration for these funds.
  • Providing matching funds for any state program used in a financial package.
  • OACDG does not make outright grants.

Category: Mahaska Financial Programs

Endow Iowa

Endow Iowa was developed to encourage the growth and development of community foundations and related organizations in the state, by encouraging donations to non-profit organizations. Individuals, businesses, and financial institutions are eligible for a state tax credit equal to 20% of the amount donated for donations to an Endow Iowa

Category: Iowa State Incentives, Tax Incentives

Enterprise Zones

Enterprise Zones are economically depressed areas in which state and/or local tax benefits are available to businesses and developers make new investments, create or retain jobs and build or rehabilitate housing in those areas. Businesses locating or expanding in an Enterprise Zone may receive property tax exemptions, funding for employee

Category: Iowa State Incentives, Tax Incentives

Entrepreneurial Venture Component

The entrepreneurial component provides financial assistance and/or technical assistance to early-stage businesses that are developing a new product or new technology. INVESTING IN NEW IDEAS AND TECHNOLOGY! The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) has retooled our direct financial assistance programs to provide the flexibility and responsiveness necessary to support business needs. The

Category: Iowa State Incentives, Grants & Loans

Fairfield Tax Incentives

Fairfield offers available three-year property tax abatement for new commercial properties. Improvements eligible for exemption include rehabilitation, renovation or improvements to existing structures that result in an increase in the assessed valuation of the property; additions to existing structures; and new construction on vacant land or land with existing structures when constructed in accordance with an approved zoning permit.


Category: Jefferson Financial Programs

Grow Iowa Values Financial Assistance Program

Serves as the funding source for projects that are focused on job creation or retention, value-added agriculture and entrepreneurial efforts. This program, combined with Iowa’s nationally recognized business climate, tax incentives and proactive state government make Iowa a great place to do business.

Category: Iowa State Incentives, Grants & Loans

High Quality Jobs Program

This program is designed to promote the creation or retention of quality jobs by assisting businesses locating, expanding or modernizing their facilities in Iowa through a package of tax credits, exemptions, and/or refunds to approved businesses.

Category: Iowa State Incentives, Tax Incentives

IADG Energy Bank Revolving Loan Fund

Low Interest Revolving Loan Fund Finance energy efficiency and renewable energy projects through the IADG Energy Bank. With qualified energy improvement projects, facilities need no upfront or additional capital. Loan payments can be flexibly arranged to meet your energy savings. Eligible Borrowers The IADG Energy Bank is focused on making loans to businesses

Category: State Programs

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