Startup and Planning Resources

The Marion County Development Commission provides technical assistance to local businesses looking to start or grow their company.  In addition, there are several resources that business owners can use to help with startup, planning, marketing, operations and product development. 

Below are links to some of the resources:

Advance IowaIowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA)
Renew Rural Iowa
Association of Business & Industry (ABI)Iowa Secretary of State
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS)
Iowa Source Link
Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Central CollegeIowa State University Extension-Marion County
Tech Brew
DMACC Business Resources (DBR)Iowa Workforce Development (IWD)USDA Rural Development
Greater Des Moines Partnership

Iowa Area Development Group