We know financing an expansion, relocation or a start-up can be a challenge. Franklin County, the State of Iowa and our utility partners provide assitance which may be of help to qualifying projects.Below is a brief overview:

We would be happy to discuss how these incentives may apply to your project. Just give Karen a call

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Tax Increment Financing involves returning a portion of the property tax on added valuation back to the project.

Iowa New Jobs Tax Credit

One time tax credit per new job created. Requires participation in the New Jobs Training Program. $1,560 per employee

New Market Tax Credit

The credit equals 39% of the investment paid out (5% in each of the first three years, then 6% in the final four years, for a total of 39%) over seven years.

Local tax abatements

Our local communities provide a variety of tax abatement schedules to qualifying projects.

Workforce Tax Credits

Otherwise known as 260(E) employers may receive a one-time tax credit per qualifying job created.


Low interest loans available through Franklin REC and CornBelt Power

Revolving Loan Funds

Franklin County, Franklin REC & CornBelt Power.

Iowa Loan Guarateee

Provides lenders with additional security.

Franklin County Bankers Assn

A consortium of locally owned banks who pool loan funds to create a larger lending opportunity.

High Quality Jobs Program

The state's premier financial assistance program designed to support innovation and job growth.


Revitalization of Iowa's Sound Economy (RISE) Program to assist in the development of roads and streets.

More on Iowa incentives here
More on incentives for entrepreneurs and small business here

n accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6832 (TDD)"
"De acuerdo con la Ley Federal y la politica del Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos, a esta Institucion se le prohibe discriminar por razones de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo, edad, incapacidad fisica o mental. (no todas las prohibiciones aplican a todos los programas). Para radicar una querella sobre discriminacion, escribe a : USDA, Direcator, Oficina de Derechos Civiles, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 o llame al (800) 795-3272 (voz), o (202) 720-6832 (TDD)"