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Development Corporation of Greater Fort Dodge

The Development Corporation is a non-profit organization established to stimulate and promote business development and expansion in Downtown Fort Dodge by assisting with business development and expansion through low-interest financing in cooperation with local lenders.

Since its establishment in 1982, the Development Corporation has awarded over 140 loans totaling over $3 million dollars to new or existing businesses.  The flexibility of the Development Corporation allows project to be tailored to the needs of each individual business.

Specific programs offering financial assistance include:

For an overview of these and other City incentives view the Downtown Financing Brochure.


For further information contact the Business Affairs & Community Growth Office at (515) 576-4551 ext 4 or e-mail

Contact Us

City Hall
819 1st S Ave
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
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  • Phone: (515) 576-4551
  • Staff Directory
  • Office Hours:
    Monday - Friday
    8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

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