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Louisa Development Group
Box 171
Wapello, IA 52653
319.523.2371, ext 206

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If you're thinking of starting or expanding a business in Louisa County, your first stop ought to be Then give LDG a call or drop us an email. Here are some of the areas where we may be able to provide assistance:

  • Assistance in writing a Business Plan
  • Site Selection
  • Funding Sources - including access to a revolving loan fund
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Referral to State & Local Agencies

A word about funding:

We often get multiple requests for assistance with locating the magic 'small business grant.' Unfortunately, no magic grant exists that is easy to get and will eliminate the need to raise additional capital. That said, grant and loan programs are out there. Some of these might help bridge the gap between your capital investment, the bank's financial assistance and the expected start-up costs.

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