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Partners & Links

The John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Centers Network:

University of Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center
Iowa State University John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center
University of Northern Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center
Drake University Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship Outreach
Drake University Buchanan Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership

Other Iowa Sites of Interest:

SBDC Net - The SBDC National Information Clearinghouse
Region 2 Iowa Workforce Development Center
Iowa Capital Investment Corporation (ICIC)
Iowa Economic Development Authority
Iowa Economic Development Authority Jobs Training Program
Iowa Business Growth Company
IASource Link
UNI Strategic Market Services
Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS)
North Central Iowa Alliance
Renew Rural Iowa – Iowa Farm Bureau
LocationOne Information Systems (LOIS) – Building and Sites in Iowa
Iowa Center for Economic Success
This is North Iowa

County Government, City Government & Local Economic Development Sites

County of Butler, IA
Butler County Resource & Development Group
County of Cerro Gordo, IA
City of Clear Lake, IA
City of Mason City, IA
North Iowa Corridor Economic Development Corp
County of Floyd, IA
Charles City Area Development Corporation
County of Franklin, IA
Hancock County, IA
Hancock County Economic Development
County of Mitchell, IA
County of Winnebago, IA
City of Forest City, IA
County of Worth, IA
County of Wright, IA
Iowa Northland Regional Councils of Governments
North Central Iowa Alliance

Agricultural Entrepreneurship Resources

Agricultural Marketing Resource Center
AgVentures Alliance

Financial Sites

Angel Capital Association
Iowa Tax Incentive and Financial Assistance Information
IEDA Business Development

Export & Import Specific Resources – US Government Export Portal
Trade Information Center – US Department of Commerce

United States Government Sites

Federal Resources for U.S. Small Businesses - America's SBDC – US Government Official Business Link
Department of Agriculture – Rural Development
Department of Commerce – Economic Development Administration – US Government Official Grant Site
Internal Revenue Service
Small Business Administration
Small Business Administration Rural Business Hub
Small Business Administration (Des Moines office) SBA- YouTube Video Tutorials
Iowa Small Business Development Centers
SCORE – Counselors to Americas Small Businesses – US Government Standards

State Government Sites

Be Ready Iowa – Homeland Security & Emergency Management
Iowa Business License Information Center
Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT)
Iowa Governors Office
Iowa Legislature
Iowa Secretary of State Business Office
Iowa Workforce Development
LIFT Program – Iowa State Treasurer’s Office

State of Iowa

Other Association Sites

Iowa Association of Business & Industry
Iowa Business Council
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation
Iowa Rural Development Council
Iowa Water Pollution Control Association
National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship
National Business Incubation Association
National Federation of Independent Businesses
Institute For Local Self-Reliance
North Central Center for Rural Development
Professional Developers of Iowa
Center for Rural Entrepreneurship
U.S. Association for Small Business & Entrepreneurship

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