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Financial Programs

Financial Assistance

The Office of Economic Development can help connect your business or development with financial assistance in the form of grants, loans, revolving loans, site development, loan guarantees, loan pooling, or equity financing. You will find the types of assistance available in Des Moines below.

Need More Information?
For more information or assistance, contact the Office of Economic Development at (515) 283-4004 or

For information on state training programs, eligibility requirements and application procedures, contact the Iowa Economic Development Authority at (515) 348-6200 or Des Moines Area Community College at (515) 964-6200.

Types of Financial Assistance:

Urban Renewal

Tax Increment Financing (TIF)

Job and Customized Skill Training

Tax Abatement

Tax Credits