Current Resources, Grants and Information Available

Buchanan County Economic Development strives to provide relevant links to assist businesses, industries and communities with the most relevant information available.  Below you will find links to information, grants and loans currently available.   This information is updated on a regular basis.

Vaccination Information and in home test information click HERE

Updated CDC Quarantine Guidelines HERE

Grants, Loans and Resources Currently Available

  1. Buchanan County Community Foundation Grant opens Feb. 1!  Register for an informative workshop on Friday, Jan. 28th at the Independence Public Library by clicking HERE

  2. $100 Million dedicated to new and existing housing grants!  Click HERE to see all the grants available and how to apply!

  3. Industry 4.0  – Manufacturing 4.0 Grants Available for Small Industry.  Click HERE

  4. Shop Iowa! is available for free for Retail Businesses,  home based businesses, restaurants.  Click HERE for details and to sign up.

  5. State of Iowa Grants Website – Grants Available

  6. Iowa Housing Recovery Information and Resources

  7. DHS Grant Funding Opportunities for Child Care ProvidersDHS Child Care Business Survey Results

  8. Link to direct PPP forgiveness of loans $150,000 or less – Click HERE

  9. Economic Injury Disaster Loan Emergency Advance (EIDLEA) – Applications are open

  10. Additional State Funding Options Still Available – Iowa Business Recovery Assistance Page

Links to Iowa Department of Health and COVID-19 update sites

Small Business Administration (SBA) Links

Links to relevant resources, sites and articles

Unemployment Information and Links for Employers and Employees