Mahaska Chamber & Development Group is a volunteer organization of business and professional men and women who have joined together for the purpose of promoting the civic, commercial, and downtown district progress of our community. OACDG works with businesses to make Oskaloosa and Mahaska County a better place to live and work.
Regional Entrepreneurship Center – Whether you’re just starting up, in the early stages of business, or want to utilize a portion of the 10,000-square-foot business incubator where there’s rentable space, the REC offers space as well as programs, mentors, and valuable business expertise. REC is located on the Indian Hills Community College North Campus in Ottumwa, Iowa,
SBDC (Small Business Development Center) for Southeast Iowa
Doing Business in Oskaloosa – This link includes includes but is not limited to information about applying for a business license, permit application information, fee schedules, zoning maps, and tax abatement.
William Penn University – Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management program offered through WPU
2016 Laborshed Survey: The purpose of this laborshed analysis is to measure the availability and characteristics of workers within the area based on commuting patterns into the node community (Oskaloosa). Data generated will facility industry expansion and recruitment. The report was released by Iowa Workforce Development.