Iowa Economic Development Authority

Debi Durham


1963 Bell Avenue
Suite 200
Des Moines, Iowa 50315
Phone : 515-348-6200
Toll-free : N/A
Fax : 515-725-3010
Email :
Website :

Targeted Industries

•   Alternative Energy & Fuels
•   Back Office/Call Centers/Data Centers
•   Bio & Pharmaceuticals
•   Logistics, Warehousing & Distribution
•   Manufacturing
•   Technology/R&D

About Iowa Economic Development Authority

The Iowa Economic Development Authority's mission is to strengthen economic and community vitality by building partnerships and leveraging resources to make Iowa the choice for people and business. With low operational costs, a pro-business environment and an educated labor force, contact us to learn how Iowa can become a catalyst for your success.

IA: IEDA Approves Development Projects from 4 Companies, Creating 91 Jobs

Development News | January 22, 2020

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) Board approved an award for a legacy company in Fort Madison. more >>

IA: IEDA Board Approves Projects from Four Companies, to Create 386 Jobs

Development News | December 26, 2019

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) Board approved awards for four legacy companies in Cherokee, Des Moines and Dubuque. more >>

IA: IEDA Board Approves Six Projects, to Create 89 Jobs

Development News | November 25, 2019

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) Board approved awards for five legacy companies, which will assist in the creation of 89 jobs.  more >>

IA: WW Homestead Dairy Wins Cloy Kuhse Positive Impact Award

Development News | November 6, 2019

The Allamakee County Economic Development Board of Directors announced WW Homestead Dairy as the 2019 Cloy Kuhse Positive Impact Award winner. more >>


Shining the Light on Clean Industry Initiatives

Article | October 22, 2019

Whether it’s called clean, green or sustainable, clean industry initiatives abound. Businesses realize that sustainable translates into bottom-line... more >>

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IA: State Makes Progress Toward Reaching Postsecondary Attainment Goal

March 5, 2020

Iowa’s postsecondary educational attainment increased to 60.2% in 2019, growing by 2.6% from 57.6% reported in 2018. more >>