State & Regional Resource Links

Businesses in Iowa County have access to many resources within the Madison MSA and southwest Wisconsin.

Madison Region Economic Partnership (MadREP), the lead economic development agency for the eight-county Madison Region with a vision to create a dynamic environment where people and businesses thrive.

Southwest WI Workforce Development Board (SWWDB), a private, non-profit corporation dedicated to promoting innovation and providing quality local workforce development programs and services to business and residents in Southwest Wisconsin.

Southwest WI Regional Planning Commission (SWWRPC) is an extension of local government in Southwestern Wisconsin, providing low-cost expert planning and economic development services to the county, city, village, and town governments of our five-county jurisdiction (Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette, and Richland counties).

WEDC Business Resources, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has resources to support growing businesses and those looking to relocate to the state.

Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development:  information about hiring incentives, average wages, job posting services, and more.

Wisconsin Business Development (WBD):  a business finance resource that provides the knowledge, services and access to capital needed to create jobs, grow business and build communities.  The cornerstone of WBD's success is the delivery of the SBA 504 product.  Sold nationwide exclusively by not-for-profit Certified Development Companies (CDC), the SBA 504 loan fulfills the U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA) public policy objective to support small businesses and create jobs in our communities through long-term, fixed-rate financing.