$5000 Contest!

The Dream Big Grow Here grant contest is an opportunity for Iowans to fulfill their dreams of self-employment or expansion of their current firm.  Entrants compete online for a chance to win a $5,000 regional grant, and then become eligible to compete for a chance to win a $10,000 grand prize. Check out the How It Works section for official contest rules.

North Central Iowa 2012

This contest has ended

Our mission is to help businesses start and grow in North Iowa and Dream Big Grow Here North Central Iowa can help generate excitement and value for those existing and startup businesses in our region that participate.

The Basics

  • Based in North Central Iowa
  • Must be 18 or older
  • No more than 25 employees
  • Can be for or non-profit

... See Complete Rules

Our Resources

NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center
North Iowa Corridor Economic Development Corporation
Charles City Area Development Corporation
Forest City Economic Development
Franklin County Development Association
Hancock County Development Corporation
Mitchell County Economic Development
Winnebago-Worth Counties Betterment Council