Success Starts Here. Call:

641.856.3388

Incentives Directory

Locating and growing a business in Appanoose County definitely has its advantages. We have a wide variety of resources dedicated to assist in determining the programs and opportunities that will benefit your business the most.

Incentives Directory



The Appanoose Economic Development Corporation Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) is a program established for the purpose of promoting the continued expansion and retention of the County’s commercial and industrial base. The...
More Info

Category: Business Expansion, Local Programs

The Appanoose Industrial Corporation is an organization that can provide additional financial incentives to businesses relocating to or expanding in Appanoose County.
More Info

Category: Local Programs

Appanoose county is a designated HUBZone which the Government considers a preferred location when granting government contracts to manufacturers and businesses. The Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) program helps small...
More Info

Category: Local Programs

This is program called either the 260E or 260F program provides reimbursement of the costs affiliated with new job training.  There are a variety of costs that qualify.  Contact Tod...
More Info

Category: Local Incentive

Many of Appanoose County’s communities have up to a five-year graduated tax abatement applied to purchase and construction of buildings. Iowa law allows cities and counties to abate local property taxes...
More Info

Category: Local Programs

Appanoose County is part of a regional revolving loan called Regional Economic Development Investments (REDI). Two short-term, low interest loan programs, REDI and Self Employment Loan Program (SELP) provide solid...
More Info

Category: Business Expansion

Appanoose County employers may qualify for a maximum of $2,400 for each employee hired (credit of 40% of the first $6,000 of wages paid to an eligible employee that works...
More Info

Category: Local Programs

Reduces taxes for small businesses that incur costs through making physical changes to the workplace to help employees with disabilities to get or keep their job.
More Info

Category: Iowa State Incentives, Tax Incentives

The Brownfield/Grayfield Tax Credit Program offers qualifying projects tax credits of up to 24% for qualifying costs of a Brownfield project and 30% if the project meets green building requirements....
More Info

Category: Iowa State Incentives, Tax Incentives

Chariton Valley Planning and Development, located in Centerville, has been designated as an Iowa Council of Governments. This organization assists businesses and governments in Appanoose, Lucas, Monroe and Wayne Counties...
More Info

Category: Regional Programs

Provides financial awards up to $150,000 to encourage commercialization activities by small and medium-sized Iowa companies in the advanced manufacturing, biosciences, and information technology industries. The fund is designed to...
More Info

Category: Iowa State Incentives, Grants & Loans

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...
More Info

Category: Iowa State Incentives, Tax Incentives

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...
More Info

Category: Iowa State Incentives, Grants & Loans

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...
More Info

Category: Iowa State Incentives, Grants & Loans

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,...
More Info

Category: Iowa State Incentives, Tax Incentives

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...
More Info

Category: State Programs

The Iowa Economic Development Authority provides a Business Project Review Form that can be completed by a business then sent back to IEDA and reviewed by staff. This will determine...
More Info

Category: Business Expansion

The Iowa Capital Access Program (ICAP) assists Iowa businesses secure the financing they need to launch, retain, or expand business operations in Iowa. ICAP encourages banks and other eligible financial...
More Info

Category: Iowa State Incentives, Grants & Loans

The Iowa Innovation Acceleration Fund promotes the formation and growth of businesses that engage in the transfer of technology into competitive, profitable companies that create high paying jobs. The funds...
More Info

Category: Iowa State Incentives, Grants & Loans

The Iowa Small Business (ISB) Loan Support Program aids Iowa entrepreneurs and small businesses in their efforts to access capital for business purposes including start up costs, working capital, business...
More Info

Category: Iowa State Incentives, Grants & Loans

The Iowa New Jobs Tax Credit is an Iowa corporate income tax credit and is available to a company that has entered into a New Jobs Training Agreement (260E) and...
More Info

Category: Iowa State Incentives, Tax Incentives

The New Market Tax Credit (NMTC) was created by Congress to address the lack of capital available to business and community development ventures in federally defined defined tracts throughout the...
More Info

Category: State Programs

The Opportunity Squared Region is an 8 county consortium that develops programs to market the region. Go to www.op2iowa.com for more information, and to see the videos we have produced...
More Info

Category: Regional Programs

Improvements to real property that are primarily used to control pollution of air or water, or primarily used for recycling, may qualify for a property tax exemption.  
More Info

Category: Iowa State Incentives, Tax Incentives

The Regulatory Assistance Program enhances the range of services available to Iowa companies by advising and assisting companies in the preparation and submission of permit application with the Iowa Department...
More Info

Category: State Programs

A refundable credit for increasing research activities is 6.5 percent of the company's allotted share of qualifying research expenditures in Iowa. A company must meet the qualifications of the federal...
More Info

Category: State Programs

Ripple Effect works with Iowa’s Independent Telephone Companies (ITC) by providing direct financial assistance to emerging and expanding companies and ITC business and industry customers through low-interest loans matched by...
More Info

Category: State Programs

The Targeted Small Business (TSB) Assistance Program supports the creation and expansion of small businesses that are certified as a “targeted small business”.
More Info

Category: Iowa State Incentives, Grants & Loans

The State of Iowa has a very favorable Tax Increment Financing (TIF) law – possibly one of the most flexibly applied TIF laws in the United States. The City of...
More Info

Category: Local Programs

Seeks to increase the innovative utilization of Iowa's agricultural commodities. The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) has retooled our direct financial assistance programs to provide the flexibility and responsiveness necessary to...
More Info

Category: Iowa State Incentives, Grants & Loans



Appanoose County Fast Facts

Fast Fact Photo
Fast Fact Photo
Fast Fact Photo
Fast Fact Photo
Fast Fact Photo
Fast Fact Photo