Iowa Government Finance Initiative


The Iowa Government Finance Initiative (IGFI) provides educational resources, technical assistance, and training in the broad area of government finance to Iowa communities. The goals of the initiative are to:

  • improve understanding of government finance within the context of planning and economic development
  • build efficiencies within the governmental system toward effective outcomes relating to quality of life and local economic conditions to make Iowa communities more resilient and fiscally sustainable
  • provide an opportunity for interested Iowans and other stakeholders to better understand their local governments

Annual fiscal conditions reports for all Iowa cities and counties are available here.

Delivery Method

Online delivery of educational resources, in-person workshops and training.

Target Audience

Elected and appointed officials at city and county levels, planning and economic development professionals, Iowa COGs, and other stakeholders.


Workshop fees range from $65 to $75.



Contact Information

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