$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.

Iowa's West Coast Regional Contest

This contest has ended

The economic development organizations of northwest Iowa are teaming up to bring the statewide Dream Big Grow Here grant contest to our region for the first time. These organizations are committed to supporting small businesses and startups in our communities and encouraging them to stay and grow in our region. The contest is a great way for entrepreneurs in the 8 county area to get exposure and have the opportunity to win money to develop and grow their businesses.