Starting and running a small business requires resources. There are businesses, government groups, and nonprofits ready to help you.
We’ve compiled state and local resources and our own tools and guides to help you run a successful small business in Iowa.
Use our Iowa Small Business Resources guide to get started.
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Statewide Small Business Resources in Iowa
These small business resources offer tools for starting, maintaining, and growing your business.
The Iowa SBDC offers strategic business advice, training, and funding assistance, enhancing entrepreneurial success, business resilience, and economic vitality in the Iowa community.
The Iowa SBA provides vital support to small businesses through loan programs, mentoring, and educational resources, fostering entrepreneurship and economic expansion in Iowa.
Iowa Secretary of State
Find resources for starting and maintaining your business entity.
Iowa Business Services Contacts Information
Find online services and SOS divisions for questions and support for your Iowa business.