Iowa Economic Development Authority

Debi Durham


200 East Grand Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
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
•   Food & Agriculture Related
•   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: Econ. Dev. Board Awards Support for $254M+ in Capital Investments

Development News | February 3, 2016

IEDA board awarded direct financial assistance & tax benefits to 4 companies for job creation and expansion projects: will help create 241 jobs. more >>

IA: Economic Dev. Board Approves Support of ~$12M in Capital Investments

Development News | November 23, 2015

The IA awards will assist in creation of 126 jobs, retention of 88 jobs & nearly $12M in new capital investment for the state. more >>

IA: Kraft Heinz to Invest $200M for New Davenport Facility, Retain 475 Jobs

Development News | November 11, 2015

Third-largest food & beverage co. in N. America (fifth-largest in the world) to replace facility with new state-of-the art plant. more >>

IA: Economic Dev. Board Awards to Support $57+M in Capital Investments

Development News | October 19, 2015

These awards will assist in the creation of 198 jobs. more >>


U.S. Workforce Development Programs: Catalysts to Business Success

Article | September 3, 2015

If workforce training is a top priority, as it should be, you'll want to check out these interviews focused on top locations' programs. more >>

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