Economic Development

The City of Holstein works with several groups and organizations to support and promote economic development initiatives and community prosperity.

Holstein Chamber of Commerce
The Holstein Chamber of Commerce currently supports approximately 50 members. The Chamber is a community oriented group that promotes the well-being and prosperity of Holstein through many activities.

Holstein Development Authority
Holstein Development Authority (HDA) is a non-profit corporation dedicated to economic development in Holstein. Projects that the group has supported include the State Theatre renovation and purchase renovation and re-sale of a downtown building to a business.

Ida County Community Betterment Foundation
The Ida County Community Betterment Foundation (ICCBF) is a charitable foundation created by and for the people of Ida County to promote philanthropy, serve as a vehicle to carry out the charitable objective of donors, build endowments, identify needs and make grants for the benefit of the citizens and communities of Ida County.  Grants are awarded to community entities in Ida County.

Ida County Economic Development Corporation
Ida County Economic Development Corporation (ICEDC) is a non-profit corporation leading the county's economic development strategy to expand the opportunities within the local economy while creating a vibrant economy that is sustainable and globally competitive. ICEDC is committed to the creation, retention, and expansion of businesses in our region. This has been accomplished through a focus on education, entrepreneurship and existing industry expansion and retention. ICEDC Board of Directors is comprised of board members representing all of the major industries and communities throughout Ida County who are dedicated to helping residents improve their quality of life. 

Western Iowa Advantage
Western Iowa Advantage is a collaborative effort of economic development officials in Adair, Audubon, Carroll, Crawford, Greene, Guthrie, Ida and Sac Counties. The mission of this consortium is to work cooperatively in an effort to effectively market the many viable economic assets of the region.