Iowa Economic Development Authority, also known as "IDEA," has many programs and services to offer individuals, communities and businesses. The mission of IDED is to engender and promote economic development policies and practices which stimulate and sustain Iowa's economic growth and climate and integrates efforts across public and private sectors. This site contains information about Iowa Industrial New Jobs Training (260E) and Iowa Jobs Training (260F) grants.
One Source combines the expertise of workforce development consultants and trainers from all fifteen Iowa community colleges together, making the same high caliber, exclusive programs such as workplacelean®, DNR Approved Grade A Water Supply Initial Operator Certification Workshops, Leading BOLD Change, Lean for Hospitals and Healthcare Organizations, Used Motor Vehicle Dealer Education
Iowa Corn Promotion Board This organization, also known as ICPB, is comprised of 17 peer-elected corn growers who direct funds collected through the Iowa Corn Checkoff Program to create and perpetuate an economic climate in which the Iowa corn industry will flourish via research, market development and education.
Northwest Iowa Biotech assists food processing, renewable energy and pharmaceutical related enterprises benefit from Northwest Iowa's sale and efficient distribution and transportation system, skilled workforce, business friendly communities, natural resources and high quality of life.
Northwest Iowa Development is a group of six counties (Cherokee, Lyon, O'Brien, Osceola, Plymouth, and Sioux) which has created a unified, targeted approach to developing and branding/marketing Northwest Iowa to attract quality new corporate locations and expansions as well as skilled talent.
Iowa DNR Operator Certification information, requirements and procedures are described here, including: Individual Operator Details, Individual System Information, a List of Affidavit Operators, a List of Systems
Iowa Electricians and Electrical Contractor Licensing information, requirements and procedures may be found here; under the State Fire Marshall Division of the Iowa Department of Public Safety.
NIST Manufacturing Extension Partnership has a partnership with Northwest Iowa Community College.
For assistance and/or information in this area:
- Frank De Milia, Dean - Workforce & Continuing Education
- Jason Anderson, Director - Economic Development & Workforce Training
- Call 712-324-5061 or 800-352-4907
- Email the NCC Business & Industry Center