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ENTERPRISE ZONE:  Businesses expanding or locating in Crawford County, named a certified Enterprise Zone by the Iowa Department of Economic Development, may receive the following benefits:

To receive benefits, businesses expanding or locating in Enterprise Zones must:


The Revolving Loan Fund is used to encourage the development of new businesses and expansion of existing businesses in all of Crawford County.  The monies available are based on job creation.  Startups and or expansions are eligible for up to $100,000 - $10,000 per job created or retained - at a rate 1 1/2 to 4 points below prime rate.  The RLF program is a gap-financing program.  For more information call the Chamber and Development Council of Crawford County at (712) 263-5621.


Qualify for local option five-year partial property tax exemption for new property and improvemnts made to existing property, 80% year one, 70% year two, 60% year three, 50% year four and 40% year five.

Chamber and Development Council of Crawford County is a non-profit organization working with various resources to help provide services and incentives to new and existing businesses in Denison and Crawford County.  For more infomration contact the Chamber and Development Council office at (712) 263-5621.

Iowa Department of Economic Development-The state of Iowa offers a wide array of buisness financial assistance programs.  These programs are designed to foster the growth and profitability of businiess expanding in the state of Iowa and to create quality job opportunities for Iowans.

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