Grow Cedar Valley is the leader in bringing business and community together to grow opportunities for the Cedar Valley. We reduce obstacles to business growth by collaborating with regional economic development partners to advocate for and support Cedar Valley business attraction, retention and expansion efforts, so the Cedar Valley can thrive.
BCS programs provide an integrated approach to economic development and technology transfer at UNI through: executive development, small business counseling and incubation, entrepreneurship assistance, innovative educational and technical advice related to the environment, hands-on community and economic development guidance, linkages to capital, linkages to university researchers.
The Boy Scouts of America is a youth serving organization that offers boys and young men and women responsible fun and adventure, instills lifetime values and develops ethical character, trains in citizenship, service, and leadership, and provides a quality, values-based program.
Cedar Bend Humane Society Mission:
P.E.T.S. Place. Educate. Teach. Shelter. CBHS is passionate to: Place animals in life-long, loving homes. Educate on the issues of humane care. Teach responsible pet ownership. Shelter the stray, neglected, and unwanted.
We are a 501c3 non-profit organization, accredited by the Better Business Bureau, and the only full-service animal shelter in Black Hawk County. Stop by and find your next best friend at CBHS!
The Cedar Falls Community Development Department provides the following services on behalf of the City of Cedar Falls:
*Planning, Zoning & Community Services
*Water Reclamation/Sewer Systems
*Storm Water Program
*Special Road Construction Projects
The Cedar Falls Public Library is a state-accredited institution providing free access to books, movies, audio books, music, ebooks, magazines, and streaming services. Meeting and study rooms, internet access, including Wi-Fi, is also available, as is reference service. Educational & recreational programs daily.
The Visitors Bureau offers local and state tourism information; calendar of events; assistance in planning and welcome bags for meetings, events and reunions held in Cedar Falls. Host your next meeting, shower or open house at the Visitor Center overlooking Prairie Lakes Park. Connect with us to learn about all there is to see and do in the area.
The Home Builders Assocation of NE Iowa (HBANEI) is a trade association representing every facet of the residential building industry in Northeast Iowa. The association provides services, programs, legislative representation, and membership opportunities to professionals in the building trades. The builders and associates of the HBANEI help the people of Northeast Iowa make the American dream a reality every day.
The Cedar Valley Jaycees has a rich history of facilitating community projects, creating networking opportunities, and helping our communities to develop. Cedar Valley Jaycees have participated in many projects through since its establishment as a chapter in 1931. Some past projects include: annual fireworks festival, college scholarship opportunities for local high school students, sandbox build, Waterloo Open, Gift of Giving, legislative public forums, Live to 9 summer concerts, Read Across America and more.
Cedar Valley Sports Commission is a non-profit organization with a mission to create, attract and grow youth and amateur sporting events that will have a positive impact on the economy and quality of life in the Cedar Valley and market the Cedar Valley as a premier destination for these events.
Cedar Valley United Way is creating opportunities for a better life for us all. Our focus is on education, income and health—the building blocks for a good quality of life. United Way recruits people and organizations who bring the passion, expertise and resources needed to get things done.
Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) of Northeast Iowa, a program of Exceptional Persons, Inc. (EPI), provides resources, education and advocacy to support quality child care. CCR&R is committed to ensure that Iowa’s vision is met: “All children, beginning at birth, will be healthy and successful.”
Since 1956, the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa has been a catalyst for positive community change. We do this by supporting nonprofits doing the most good and by helping individuals, families and businesses who want to do good leave a legacy for their community and the causes they are passionate about.
CFNEIA and its affiliate community foundations are working to fulfill our vision of creating a vibrant region of thriving people. Today, our region includes 20 Iowa counties, and we are proud to partner with community-minded people in making positive, sustainable change.
Over the past 60 years, we've supported thousands of organizations serving tens of thousands of people from communities throughout our 20 county region. Because community matters. And when community matters, people nurture it, support it and care for the people in it.
Cedar Falls Community Main Street is a volunteer, non-profit organization established to foster economic vitality while preserving and promoting the historic image and character of the downtown. We serve as a catalyst for private development and public partnerships and are nationally recognized as a Great American Main Street, certified Arts and Cultural District, and “2010 Dozen Distinctive Destination”.
Exceptional Persons, Inc. (EPI) makes a positive difference for people living with disabilities, enhances community child care, and strengthens families. Since 1957 EPI has supported people with disabilities to fully participate in their communities. Services include supported community living, transportation, day habilitation, supported employment and much more.
Exchange Club of Waterloo is a local club in the national organization known as Exchange. The Waterloo Exchange Club is one of 700 clubs of the National Exchange Club. Exchange is an all-volunteer, national service organization for men and women who want to serve their community, develop leadership skills and enjoy new friendships.
The Waterloo Exchange Club was formed in 1948, as a part of the National Exchange Club. Ever since then our members have worked to make our community a better place to live, work and grow.
Located in downtown Waterloo, Experience Waterloo is your resource for visitor services, travel information, maps, brochures, welcome packets, and gifts. Plus, we provide assistance with reunions, group tours, meetings, conferences, and conventions. For more information, contact us at (319) 233-8350 or visit www.experiencewaterloo.com.
Friends of the Family provides safe shelter, confidential support, and housing assistance to individuals and families in crisis due to homelessness, domestic violence, human trafficking, and sexual assault. Our vision: everyone has a home.
The Hudson Chamber of Commerce's mission is to improve our strong business environment through the support, retention and expansion of businesses and recruitment and creation of new businesses. We will also maximize local resources to address opportunities for economic and community growth.
Junior Achievement is the nation's largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. Our programs teach kindergarten through 12th grade students about work readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy.
Leader Valley is a talent development initiative of the Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber. Leader Valley prepares Pre-K-12 students for life by providing them with the essential soft skills needed for a life of effectiveness and a competitive advantage in the workforce.
The mission of the Northeast Iowa Food Bank is to provide nutritious food and grocery products to nonprofit organizations and individuals in Northeast Iowa, while offering hunger education programs to the community and those in need.
TechWorks Campus is a 30-acre advanced manufacturing, research, and development, innovation, education, commercial, and manufacturing center. TechWorks is the first technology park of its kind in Iowa to combine world-class business amenities within a brownfield industrial redevelopment project. TechWorks Campus is owned and operated by the Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber.
A community foundation that focuses efforts on making Waterloo the best place to work, live and recreate through philanthropy. We strive to keep operational costs low, invest donor funds locally and build trust among our community partners.