All businesses located in the downtown district are welcome to take advantage of expert design assistance available through Main Street Iowa.
Other grant programs may be available from the state when funds become available such as facade grants and second story revitalization.
Curious about Elkader economics? Statistics, market needs, population information and more are available for Main Street Elkader members.
Main Street Iowa offers this program annually to help encourage business development efforts in Iowa’s Main Street districts around the state. Sustainable businesses that will grow and thrive is the desired outcome! The OPEN 4 BUSINESS competition is a chance for businesses within an Iowa Main Street district to compete for up to $20,000 to support their business development.