Grow Fairfield Economic Development Association is proud to work in collaboration with the following organizations to cultivate economic development and community growth in and around Fairfield.

City of Fairfield
118 S Main Street, Fairfield, Iowa
(641) 472-6193

Connect. Create. Celebrate.

Jefferson County, Iowa
51 W Briggs Ave, Fairfield, Iowa
(641) 472-3454

Fairfield Iowa Convention & Visitors Bureau
200 N. Main, Fairfield, Iowa
(641) 472-2828

The Fairfield Convention & Visitors Bureau is a private, non-profit organization established to promote and champion efforts to make the Fairfield an overnight visitor destination. The mission of the Fairfield Convention & Visitors Bureau is to stimulate the economic vitality of Fairfield with a travel and tourism strategy and establish Fairfield and Jefferson County as a unique travel destination.

Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce
204 W Broadway Ave, Fairfield, Iowa
(641) 472-2111

CONNECT our Members, ENGAGE our Community, PROSPER Together

Iowa Economic Development Authority
1963 Bell Ave, Des Moines, Iowa
(515) 348-6200

IEDA works to strengthen economic and community vitality by building partnerships and leveraging resources to make Iowa the choice for people and business.

Opportunity 2
224 East Second Street, Ottumwa, Iowa
(641) 684-6551

Collaboration is a purposeful relationship in which all parties strategically choose to cooperate, in order to accomplish a shared outcome.  It’s what we do!

The 9 Southeast Iowa Counties in the Opportunity Squared region have economies closely aligned with its agricultural roots- livestock and machinery- along with retail, healthcare, higher education, financial services, and advanced manufacturing contributing to the area’s business base. From single artisan workshops to full scale mass production, Opportunity Squared boasts a diverse business climate. Today, small businesses, large retailers, and major factories co-exist to support a $12.5 billion economy.*

The  13-member Board of Directors acts in good faith and loyalty to the mission of supporting workforce attraction, promoting professional development, encouraging entrepreneurship, and attracting, retaining or expanding business opportunities in the #IowaSouth region.

Center for Industrial Research and Service

1805 Collaboration Pl Suite 2300, Ames, IA 50010
(515) 294-3420

The Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS) is part of the College of Engineering and the Office of Economic Development and Industry Relations (EDIR) at Iowa State University. Since 1963, CIRAS has partnered with Iowa companies and communities to help them prosper and grow.

Iowa Area Development Group
2600 Grand Ave #430, Des Moines, Iowa
(515) 223-4817

Iowa Area Development Group is the business and community development leader for our sponsors and partners, including over 220 member-owned electric cooperatives, municipal utilities and independent telecommunication companies throughout the state.

Iowa Workforce Development
(866) 239-0843

IWD is a state agency committed to providing employment services for individual job seekers through our IowaWORKS partnership. Employers and businesses can post jobs, hire veterans and apply for qualifying federal tax credits. IWD continually strives to improve processes and align the organization in such a way to provide effective, demand-driven products and services. IWD staff in Des Moines consists of administrative, labor services, workers’ compensation, labor market information, and the unemployment insurance services staff. The agency also maintains a statewide delivery system of 15 regional, 4 satellite, and 8 expansion offices to provide services to Iowans in communities demonstrating need.

Iowa Center for Economic Success
2210 Grand Ave, Des Moines, Iowa
(515) 283-0940

​The Iowa Center is committed to empowering people to strengthen and stabilize their financial futures through business ownership and investment.

It is our belief that to be successful in small business, entrepreneurs need support in three core areas: education, capital, and networking. We have built key programs that support these core areas and empower individuals to succeed, families to prosper, and communities to thrive. Success to us is people supporting themselves and their families through the execution of their own ideas.

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Alliant Energy
2901 Oak Meadow Dr, Ottumwa, IA 52501
1 (800) 255-4268

At Alliant Energy, our purpose is to serve customers and build strong communities. We are focused on powering beyond the market challenges of today, while powering what’s next in energy.

Alliant Energy is a component of NASDAQ. Through its utility subsidiaries Interstate Power and Light Company and Wisconsin Power and Light Company, Alliant Energy provides regulated electric and natural gas service to approximately 985,000 electric and approximately 425,000 natural gas customers in the Midwest.

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Access Energy Cooperative
1800 W Washington St, Mt Pleasant, Iowa
(319) 385-1577

Access Energy Cooperative is an electric distribution cooperative, owned and operated by those who receive services from us, headquartered in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.

Our mission: Access Energy Cooperative is dedicated to exceeding members’ expectations for safe, reliable, efficient service while being a good citizen in our communities.


6600 University Ave, DSM Score RE/MAX Complex, Des Moines, Iowa

(515) 274-8593

We at SCORE remain committed to applying SLATE in all aspects of how we operate. We will continue to stop and suspend judgment and listen and learn. One of our core values is, “Diversity Matters.” This means that SCORE believes in the importance, value, and power of diversity – diversity of people and diversity of thought – and our Code of Ethics prohibits SCORE from discriminating against any person.

Small Business Development Center
15330 Truman St, Ottumwa, Iowa
(641) 683-5188

Make Your Small Business Dreams Come True at Indian Hills Community College! Retail. Service. Manufacturing. Wholesale. The Indian Hills Small Business Development Center provides management assistance to for-profit small businesses in all of these sectors!

But what if you want to own your own business, but you don’t know where to start? No worries. Our expert consultants have the business know-how you need to make the best of your future business.

Your business. Your way. Indian Hills has the expert advice and resources you need to make owning your small business a Life. Changing. experience.