February 24, 2021
he Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) is once again partnering with the University of Northern Iowa’s Institute for Decision Making (IDM) and Strategic Marketing Services (SMS) to undertake a survey to assess the current impacts of the pandemic on Iowa’s businesses and nonprofit organizations.
Your assistance in promoting the two previous statewide surveys in March and May 2020 was critically important and provided Iowa with useful information and data. Iowa once again needs your help to mobilize the businesses and organizations within your communities to complete this assessment.
IEDA will use the information collected through the survey to inform its continuing public policy and programming in response to the ongoing impacts of the pandemic and recovery on Iowa. The deadline to complete this survey is 5 pm on Wednesday, March 17, 2021.
You can track the number of survey responses in your community by zip code by going to the online tracking map.
As with the two previous surveys, IDM and SMS will produce local reports upon request for communities and regions with 50 or more completed surveys.
Thank you for sharing the survey link with businesses and organizations within your communities.