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Take advantage of the many resources we provide to businesses in our county.

Local Financial Resources

CCEDC Revolving Loan

CCEDC offers low-interest loans for business startups and expansions. Applications are ongoing and are available by contacting our office.
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Calhoun County Electric Cooperative Association Revolving Loan

Business owners may be eligible for a loan through the Calhoun County Electric Cooperative Association's Revolving Loan Fund. Eligible projects for loans can include any community or economic development project that benefits the rural area, such as new or expanding private businesses, non-profit groups, and city or county governments.
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MIDAS Council of Governments Revolving Loan

MIDAS Council of Governments administers a revolving loan fund that is designed to encourage new or expanded development activities in the north central Iowa counties of Calhoun, Hamilton, Humboldt, Pocahontas, Webster, and Wright. Call 515-576-7183 for more details.
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IADG Energy Bank Revolving Loan

Finance energy efficiency and renewable energy projects through the IADG Energy Bank. With qualified energy improvement projects, facilities need no upfront or additional capital. Loan payments can be flexibly arranged to meet your energy savings.
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Contact CCEDC for More!

Other local business incentive options, such as tax abatements and tax increment financing (TIF) may also be available. Contact the CCEDC office for help in identifying options for your project. 

Housing Needs Assessment

The Calhoun County Housing Needs Assessment presents an in-depth study of the housing market and existing housing conditions. 

The communities within Calhoun County are similar in demographics but display unique personalities and housing challenges, both from each other and other counties in the region. Yet, these challenges can best be met on a cooperative basis, pooling the resources and capabilities of the county and possibly the region into a unified housing program.
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