Allied Professional Organizations

There are a number of state and national organizations who play an important role in Economic Development.  Below is a short list of some of the most key groups and their contact information.

Iowa Organizations

National Organizations

Community Vitality Center
477 Heady Hall
Ames, IA 50011-1070
(515) 294-3000 FAX: (515) 294-3838
 
Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines
907 Walnut Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 281-1000 FAX: (515) 281-1022
 
Institute for Decision Making
University of Northern Iowa
113 Business and Community Services Bldg
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0120
(319) 273-2969 FAX: (319) 273-6830
 
Institute for Social and Economic Development
910 23rd Avenue
Coralville, IA 52241
(319) 338-2331 FAX: (319) 338-5824
 
Iowa Area Development Group
2700 Westown Parkway, Suite 425
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 223-4817 FAX: (515) 223-5719
 
Iowa Association of Business and Industry
400 East Court Avenue, Suite 100
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 280-8000 FAX: (515) 244-8907
 
Iowa Association of Realtors
1370 NW 114th St. Suite 100
Clive, IA 50325
(515) 453-1064 FAX: (515) 453-1070
 
Iowa Association of Regional Councils
818 Des Moines St.
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 282-0001 FAX: (515) 282-9040
 
Iowa Bankers Association
8800 NW 62nd Avenue
Johnston, IA 50131
(800) 532-1423 FAX: (515) 280-4140
 
Iowa Business Growth Company
5409 NW 88th Street, Suite 100
Johnston, IA 50131
(515) 223-4511 FAX: (515) 223-5017
 
Iowa Chamber of Commerce Executives
424 1st Avenue NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
(319) 398-5317
 
Iowa Economic Development Authority
200 E. Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 242-4700 FAX: (515) 242-4809
 
Iowa Workforce Development
1000 E. Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 281-5387 or (800) JOB-IOWA: (800) 562-4692
 
Iowa Department of Transportation
800 Lincoln Way
Ames, IA 50010
(515) 239-1101 FAX: (515) 239-1120
 
Iowa Finance Authority
100 E. Grand Avenue, Suite 250
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 242-4990 FAX: (515) 242-4957
 
Iowa State Association of Counties
510 SW 7th S., Suite Q
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 244-7181 FAX: (515) 244-6397
 
Iowa League of Cities
317 6th Avenue, Suite 800
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 244-7282 FAX (515) 244-0740
 
State Data Center of Iowa
State Library of Iowa
Ola Babcock Miller Building
1112 E. Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50319-0233
(515) 281-4350 FAX: (515) 242-6542
University of Northern Iowa
Institute for Decision Making
Cedar Falls, IA
(800) 782-9520
 
International Economic Development Council
734 15th Street NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 223-7800 FAX: (202) 223-4745
 
National Development Council
51 East 42nd Street, Suite 300
New York, NY 10017
(212) 682-1106 FAX: (212) 573-6118
 
Mid-American Economic Development Council
17 South High Street, Suite 200 
Columbus, OH 43215 
Phone: (866) 439-9172 
Fax: (614) 221-1989 
email: tracey@assnoffices.com
 
National Association of Development Organizations
400 North Capitol St., NW, Suite 390
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 624-7806 FAX: (202) 624-8813
 
U.S. Department of Agriculture 
1400 Independence Ave., S.W. 
Washington, DC 20250
Information Hotline: (202) 720-2791