SBDC Iowa for Mid Iowa provides one-on-one no-fee confidential counseling to existing business owners and would-be entrepreneurs in Dallas, Jasper, Marion, Polk, and Warren counties, in addition to providing workshops and seminars.
6th Avenue Corridor Urban Main Street program assists with revitalization efforts on 6th Avenue between I-235 and the Des Moines River.
Iowa Center for Economic Success supports small business owners as they launch or expand their businesses. The program provides in-depth business planning workshops, special topic seminars, and one-on-one technical assistance to entrepreneurs across Iowa.
The Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit exhibits the success stories of immigrant entrepreneurs. Business growth tips and keys to success when working with immigrant populations are shared in a non-competitive and supportive environment.
Our mission is to enhance economic development in the City of Des Moines and the Greater Des Moines area.
Our goal is to make the funding programs we administer straightforward and easy to access.