The State of Iowa can support business growth through direct financial assistance and tax incentives. The Grow Iowa Values Fund (GIVF) is the state's premier financial assistance program designed to support innovation and job growth. A variety of business development programs are available through the Grow Iowa Values Fund.
Assistance is provided in the form of loans and/or forgivable loans, based in part on job creation, capital investment, the ability to meet certain regional/county wage standards, quality of employment, and economic benefits for the state and local community. Applications are filed by cities, counties, or community colleges on behalf of eligible businesses.
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