Entries by FEDA

Fairfield CoLab Has A Office Membership Available & Growing

The Fairfield CoLab has an awesome membership available for a private office space available that’s connected to the collaborative open workspace. Those who are entrepreneurs at the deepest level, absolutely need that platform that supports their creativity, productivity, and connectivity.  Some people don’t understand entrepreneurship and think entrepreneurs are just “those people” who don’t want […]


Fairfield Economic Development Association is partnering with Iowa Workforce Development and Iowa Economic Development Authority to complete a Laborshed employment study for the Fairfield area. This study will geographically define which communities contribute to Fairfield’s workforce, regardless of political boundaries. This defined area is called a Laborshed area and is based upon commuting patterns. The […]

New Fairfield Shell Building Breaks Ground

     (Pictured above is an artist rendering of the shell building under construction) FAIRFIELD, Iowa (March 26, 2019) – Groundbreaking took place today on construction of a new 30,000 square-foot shell building in Fairfield’s newest business & industrial park. Fairfield Economic Development Association (FEDA) announced the facility will be located on a three-acre parcel […]

Sponsoring Entrepreneurs for Entrefest

  Cedar Rapids, IowaMay 16-17, 2019 Entrefest – Iowa’s Largest Entrepreneurial Gathering – May 16-17. Opportunity Squared Regional Economic Development will be sponsoring 2 entrepreneurs to attend. Based on the State of Entrepreneurship 2019 Report released by the Kauffman Foundation, “In a thriving ecosystem, entrepreneurship empowers individuals; improves standards of living; and creates jobs, wealth, […]

FairCast receives over $43,000 in energy efficiency rebates

News release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Mike Wagner  Phone: (319) 786-4040 FairCast receives over $43,000 in energy efficiency rebates Custom rebate program helps new owners update production line and pollution controls FAIRFIELD, Iowa – January 18, 2019 – When the new owners of FairCast began operations in June 2017 they wanted to install energy-efficient […]

Open House for Current Registered Child Care Providers and Those Interested in Becoming a Registered Child Care Provider

Location: Washington Elementary, 406 East Madison Ave. Fairfield When: Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 6p.m. -7 p.m. The Iowa/Jefferson/Keokuk Early Childhood Iowa Board is collaborating with the Jefferson County Child Care Steering Committee, and the Fairfield Economic Development Association to host an open house for .those interested in becoming a home-based child care provider, and those […]

Current Home Child Care Provider Incentive Program for Jefferson County

Fairfield, Iowa (December 20th, 2018) The Iowa/Jefferson/Keokuk Early Childhood Iowa Board is collaborating with the Jefferson County Child Care Steering Committee to offer a new incentive program to anyone currently operating a registered child care program in their home Participants in the program can receive up to $2,500 in incentives. There are currently seven registered […]