5ince 1981 The Corporation for Economic Development in Des Moines has helped finance new construction, remodeling, renovation, building additions, furniture, fixtures and equipment. In the last 35 years, CEDDM has assisted 291 small businesses by approving project financing totaling $52.9 million. These small businesses have made new investment in the Des Moines area totaling over $139.8 million creating and retaining over 2,205 jobs.
Additionally, the CEDDM invests in local economic development activities aimed at spurring small business startup and expansion in the community.
What does your business need to grow?
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.