SEIRPC was designated as a Regional Economic Development District in 1977 by the US Department of Commerce and the Governor of Iowa. This designaiton means that SEIRPC is a focal point for economic development assistance in the region.
Southeast Iowa Development Corporation was established in 1993 for the purpose of promoting the expansion of area buisnesses and the creation of new jobs. SEIDC operates business loan programs. The loans were capitalized from various sources including the US Economic Development Administration (EDA) and the US Departmnet of Agriculture (USDA).
SEIRPC staff also assists member governments and economic development organizations with the recruitment and retention of industry through its grant writing and servicing expertise for such programs as CEBA, TIF and EDA Public Works grants.
Please contact Jeff Hanan for more information at (319) 753-4316 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.