Iowans for Social and Economic Development


1111 9th St, Ste. 380






Iowans for Social & Economic Development (ISED Ventures) partners with community members, agencies, organizations and businesses across Iowa to provide comprehensive asset-building services. Each year, ISED helps hundreds of Iowans to build the foundation toward a stronger, more economically viable future.

Whether a person needs help completing tax returns or is interested in learning how to start a successful business, ISED’s knowledgeable staff is here to help. With over two decades of hands-on experience, ISED has the tools and know-how to make hopes into realities, and help people to create assets that will last a lifetime.

Programs include:

  • Community Resources
  • Microenterprise Business Assistance
  • Alliance for Business Owners Network
  • Iowa Women’s Enterprise Center
  • Financial Education
  • Savings Programs
  • Job Placement
  • Free Tax Preparation