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Iowa Area Development Group

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Available Sites and Buildings in Iowa

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financial assistance

Financial Incentives

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iowa advantages

Industries & Advantages

Partners in Progress Grant Program

Partners in Progress Grant Program

IADG Awards and Recognition

IADG Awards & Recognition

Iowa is centrally located in the USA.

IADG provides business and community project support on behalf of nearly 250 Iowa electric and telecommunications utilities. Confidential services include available site and building identification, financial incentives, technical assistance, and resources necessary to meet the clients specific needs.


Recent Articles

  • 12.02.2016

    2016 Iowa Venture Awards Honor Achievement and Entrepreneurial Leadership

    The Iowa Area Development Group (IADG), on behalf of Iowa's rural electric cooperatives, municipal utilities and independent telecommunication companies, honored seven distinguished Iowa companies with the Iowa Venture Award. This is the 29th annual presentation of the Iowa Venture Award. Read More

  • 10.21.2016

    3rd Quarter 2016 IADG Newsletter

    Check out Revolving Loan Funds making a difference, business expansions, industry growth, and more happening July-September 2016 Read More

  • 08.24.2016

    City of Cambridge Receives Ripple Effect Grant

    The city of Cambridge is the recipient of a $5,000 Ripple Effect planning grant for the city's community center project. Read More

  • 08.11.2016

    Fort Dodge Community Foundation Receives Ripple Effect Grant

    A $5,000 Ripple Effect grant was awarded to the Fort Dodge Community Foundation for the Warden Plaza Hotel project. The Ripple Effect grant application was made by the Foundation to request financial assistance in connection with the architectural planning and feasibility study services for the renovation project. Read More

  • 07.25.2016

    2nd Quarter 2016 IADG Newsletter

    Read about the latest USDA REDL&G awards, along with the latest business and community project updates April - June, 2016. Read More

  • 07.19.2016

    Helping Rural Areas Prosper

    The REDLG program has a strong track record in Iowa, thanks to relationships with rural electric cooperatives and organizations such as Iowa Area Development Group. Iowa Area Development Group has played a key role in more than $90 million in REDLG funding being awarded in the state during the last 20 years or so. This funding has leveraged around $700 million in local investments. Read More


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