Venture School Application

VENTURE SCHOOL FOR STARTUPS ACROSS THE STATE OF IOWA "Venture School has been a huge success factor in our company’s growth. Using its models and led by its people, we built internal teams to launch new products and services which allowed us to scale up our business." For more information on Venture School visit: Mitchell County Economic Development Commission is happy to offer a scholarship for the program made possible through a generous grant from the Osage Rotary.

Mitchell County Spec Building

Contact a local Mitchell County Economic Development group: Osage, Riceville, St. Ansgar or Stacyville, for more information

RLF Guidelines & App

Direct Loans to Small & Emerging Private Businesses in Mitchell County

Derelict / In-Fill Housing Incentive

This program assists the landowner with tearing down a derelict house with the agreement a new house will be put back in it's place within 2 years.


Foundation for Enhancement of Mitchell County: The FEMC looks for projects that address community issues; build on community strengths; leadership; involve the people served in the planning and implementation of the program; provide a plan for sustainability beyond the funding period; and capital projects that impact a significant number of county residents.



Resources for Mitchell County: Data for Decision Makers

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Indicators Program provides data and information for decision makers at the local, regional, and state levels. The program is composed of three signature components: a Data Portal, the Data for Decision Makers publications, and Data Literacy training. Click the button below for the Mitchell County Profile report. For more information, visit their website at: Indicators (

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