Private Incentive Sources:
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Siouxland Economic Development Corporation (SEDC): The SEDC is a nonprofit corporation which administers several different loan programs, including a micro-loan program. The SEDC portfolio includes Small Business Administration (SBA) loans, Economic Development Administration (EDA) loans, Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) loans, and loans from its own internal sources of cash.
Mid American Energy: The utility company actively promotes economic development in its service area. As a part of those efforts, it has a program that can provide assistance to businesses that are starting up, moving to, or expanding in the SiouxIand area.
Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative (NIPCO): NIPCO is a generation and transmission (G&T) cooperative serving wholesale power to nine member rural electric cooperatives and many municipal electric systems in western Iowa. NIPCO promotes economic development in its service area and actively pursues business development and expansion projects. In addition, NIPCO can provide land and building data, demographics for the area, and financial assistance.
Western Iowa Tech Community College (WITCC): WITCC administers the Iowa Industrial New Jobs Training Program, the Iowa Small Business New Jobs Training Program and the Iowa Retraining Program.
Iowa Lakes Electric Coop (ILEC): A rural electric coop operating in Cherokee County promotes economic development activities throughout its service area with a variety of programs.
Alliant Energy: This utility company provides dollars for energy audits for businesses as well as providing access to site and building information in their service area.