Economic Development

Iowa Lakes Community & Business Relations Team are ready and able to assist your business through focused, customized programming.

The best strategies, business plans, technology and marketing must be implemented by trained and motivated personnel to be successful.

Make Iowa Lakes Community College your first choice for employee training and talent development.


Iowa Job Training Funds

Iowa Jobs Training Program (260F) businesses focused on improving the skills of existing employees in Iowa.

Is your business eligible?

Iowa New Jobs Training Program (260E) for businesses creating NEW jobs.

What type of finanical assistance is provided?

Funding programs provide business training assistance for:

  • Business operations
  • Marketing
  • Essential skills
  • Technical skills
  • Supervisory skills
  • Quality improvement
  • Safety
  • LEAN training programs
  • Team building
Does your company Qualify?

If you have new or incumbent employees in need of additional training, you COULD be eligible to receive funds

Company eligibility requirements include:

  • Must be located in Iowa
  • Must be engaged in interstate or intrastate commerce
  • Cannot have significantly reduced workforce recently

Healthcare, Retail and Professional Services businesses are NOT eligible for these programs.

Additional Economic Development Opportunities


Jolene Rogers
Executive Director of Community & Business Relations
712-362-0431 Ext: 4431 | jrogers@iowalakes.educreate new email
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