Cherokee Industrial CorporationCherokee Industrial Corporation

The Cherokee Industrial Corporation (CIC) is dedicated to building and maintaining the business and industrial community here in Cherokee. This group of volunteers strive to make Cherokee a business friendly community. The Cherokee Industrial Corporation works closely with the Cherokee Area Economic Development Corporation, Cherokee Chamber of Commerce and the City of Cherokee.

418 West Cedar, Suite B, Cherokee, IA 51012  |  Phone: 800.325.5739  |  Email:

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Cherokee Area Econimic Development CorporationCherokee Area Economic Development Corporation

The Cherokee Area Economic Development Corporation's (CAEDC) mission is to retain and attract business, agriculture and residents to Cherokee County. We strive to ensure our existing businesses prosper and new businesses receive all the advantages available.

418 West Cedar, Suite B, Cherokee, IA 51012  |  Phone: 800.325.5739  |  Email:

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New Business Incentive Grant - Main Street PharmacyNew Business Incentive Grant

We always welcome new businesses to Cherokee. The Cherokee Chamber of Commerce, Cherokee Industrial Corporation, and several local businesses have joined together to offer a retail incentive package to new businesses locating in Cherokee. The program includes start-up incentives  sponsored by members of the existing business community. Through these community partnerships, we can enhance an already strong economic development climate throughout Cherokee.

For more information Contact - Cherokee Chamber of Commerce 712.225.6414

Guidelines and Application (PDF)

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Redevelopment Incentive Fund

The Redevelopment Incentive Fund, or store front grant, provides financial incentives to property owners and business people in the City of Cherokee’s Central Business District. The purpose of the grant is to assist Cherokee's retail community restoring and rehabilitating the storefronts of their property.

For more information contact - Cherokee City Hall at 712.225.5749

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View the Application (PDF)