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Financing Your Business

Funding options for starting or growing your small business all begins by understanding the various sources of funds and how they’ll impact your business.   The NIACC Pappajohn Center can help walk you understand the options and assist you with accessing these funds.

The Iowa Source Link provides an overview of Financing Fundamentals.

The NIACC Pappajohn Center has several funding programs ranging from NanoLoans to Venture Capital providing capital of $1,000 to over $200,000.

John Pappajohn Iowa Entrepreneurial Venture Competition
Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA)

NIACC JPEC Funding Programs
NIACC JPEC NanoLoan Program
NIACC Revolving Loan Fund Program

State of Iowa Funding Programs
VentureNet Iowa
Targeted Small Business
Iowa Demonstration Fund [IEDA]
LIFT Program
Iowa Small Business Collateral Support Program (SSBCI) – Collateral Support Program

Federal Funding Programs
US Small Business Administration (SBA)


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