Midwest Partnership December Newsletter
New Hire
Peter Johnson is the new Administrative & Marketing Coordinator at Midwest Partnership. He is a senior at the University of Northern Iowa studying for a bachelors degree in Public Administration. He joined Midwest Partnership this December and will be assisting Sarah Gomez around the office.
RLF Loan Money Available
Region XII was awarded 1.84 million through the CARES act to loan to businesses. You can request a loan from $25,000-$460,000 with a 0% rate for the first 2 years, followed by a 2% rate for the next 8 years. You can use these funds to purchase a building, machinery, equipment, inventory, or to use as working capital. There is no down payment, only an application fee of 1.5% of the amount loaned, and a requirement of 1 job created per $50,000 loaned. For additional information, check out the link below!

Write a Business Plan
The Small Business Administration is a great resource for getting started with your own business plan! They are a great resource for determining what kind of business plan best suits you, and giving tips on how to go about creating your own! Check out the link below to learn more information.

COVID-19 Updates and Resources
COVID-19 has been a struggle throughout 2020. Things are changing very rapidly and it is important to stay informed on COVID updates. We encourage you to reach out to Midwest Partnership for any business assistance during this time. Feel free to check out the MWP website and Facebook page for updates and resources.

Available Building Spotlight
The Hotel Stuart building is still available! The 203 E Front St. building in Stuart has just under 7,000 square feet of space. Right in the heart of Stuart, this location has great visibility and great accessibility with I-80 just a mile south! Check out the link below for more information

Midwest Partnership Membership
Are you a member of Midwest Partnership? Would you like to become one? Your support is essential to the economic vitality of our region. All donations are tax deductible.

Be sure to watch out for our annual report next month!
Midwest Partnership EDC | 515-523-1262 | info@midwestpartnership.com