The Jefferson Wants You Incentive Fund for new small businesses and remote workers still has funds available.
New businesses locating to Jefferson in 2022 – 2023 can apply for up to $5,000 of start-up costs in establishing the business. Those types of costs include tables, chairs, office furniture, computers, point of sale system, etc. These costs are a one time cost to get the business up and running. Ongoing and administrative costs are not eligible. The application is available on the experiencejeffersoniowa.com website under the Grow Here tab – Entrepreneurial Opportunities.
The Jefferson Wants You Incentive Fund for remote workers is designed to encourage people who work remotely to utilize Gravitate Coworking in downtown Jefferson. Connectivity with high-speed broadband and connections with other remote workers makes Jefferson a great option for those want to live in a vibrant, rural community. This fund is available for current remote workers and those moving to Greene County and includes a one year floating desk membership. Applications can be found on the experiencejeffersoniowa.com website under the Grow Here tab – Entrepreneurial Opportunities.
Both of the applications are available in English or Spanish.
To date, four new businesses have been awarded start-up funds and two remote workers have received a year’s membership to Gravitate.
For more information, contact Executive Director Matt Wetrich at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 515-386-2155