The City of Pocahontas has a wide variety of resources available for new and existing businesses. If you would like to learn more about any of the specific resources listed on this page, please contact city hall.
City of Pocahontas Grant & Loan Programs
City Revolving Loan Fund
The City of Pocahontas administers a revolving loan fund that assists businesses in development, such as purchasing new equipment and hiring more employees. This loan is available to both startup and existing businesses in Pocahontas. Contact city hall at 712-335-4841 to learn more information and receive a copy of the application.
City Signage & Façade Grant
The City of Pocahontas has set aside funds to assist businesses in replacing signage (up to $500) for their business and making improvements to the façade (up to $5,000 for one side, or $10,000 for multiple sides) of their building. Note that both grants are required to be matched dollar for dollar. You can view the overviews and applications for each of the grants below.
If you are constructing a new building or conducting extreme renovations to an existing one for your business, you may qualify for the Commercial/Industrial Tax Abatement program. To learn more and obtain an application, please contact City Hall at 712-335-4841.
Local Business Incentive Programs
Free First Year Business/New Business Owner Chamber of Commerce Membership
The Pocahontas Chamber of Commerce offers a free first year membership to new businesses and new business owners in the community, which helps new owners connect with local resources, marketing opportunities, and events. You can follow this link to view their business resources page as well.
PCEDC Jump-Start Accelerator Grant
Pocahontas County Economic Development Commission facilitates a Jump-Start Accelerator Grant for new and expanding businesses in Pocahontas County. Follow the link below to learn more information.