WHO WE ARE
Grow Iowa Foundation invests in southwest Iowa - its people, businesses and industries, and affordable housing infrastructure.
Small towns form the backbone of our rural region. Grow Iowa was created as a non-profit organization in 1995 to leverage additional capital to help these towns create opportunities for job creation, entrepreneurship, affordable housing, and community revitalization - to help them "grow"
WHAT WE DO
Grow Iowa raises capital from a variety of sources - government, corporate, foundation and individuals - for its programs. The model is truly a partnering of resources - when investors entrust Grow Iowa with their capital, we finance worthy projects in southwest Iowa. As borrowers repay their loans, Grow Iowa invests with another project. And all of these projects benefit their local communities.
To address the lack of capital investment in southwest Iowa, Grow Iowa manages the following funds: