Open 4 Business
With Main Street Iowa and the Iowa Economic Development Authority, Downtown Partners presents the Open 4 Business competition for a for-profit business located in the Main Street district. Each of the state’s Main Street organizations can nominate one business. The Downtown Partners Business Development Committee will review the applications and choose a contestant for the semifinals in June for a chance at $8000. The five finalists will present their ideas in a statewide contest at the Iowa Downtown Summit in August for up to an additional $20,000 in funding.
To apply for the Open 4 Business competition, contact Downtown Partners at 319-208-0056. The complete application and accompanying video must be submitted to Downtown Partners by May 10.