Invest In Tomorrow

The cornerstone of the Forest City Economic Development's funding structure is its private investors. Without their support, our work would not be possible. To learn about becoming an FCED Investor, call Beth Bilyeu at (641) 585-5560.
Hanson Family FoundationWebsite
245 East J StreetForest City
The John K. and Luise V. Hanson Foundation is a private family foundation that gives back to communities and enhances the quality of life for individuals in north central Iowa. The foundation, also known as the Hanson Family Foundation, has a special interest in projects that strengthen families through arts and culture, family recreation, and youth development/education. Recognizing the value of innovative medical treatment to families, the foundation also has philanthropic ties to the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.
$5,000 - $9,999
MBT BankWebsite
(641) 585-2825
245 East J St.Forest City
At MBT Bank, you’ll find all the financial services you need for success delivered by a friendly and knowledgeable staff. Our experienced lenders can help with your home mortgage or ag loans needs, and we offer personal checking accounts for individuals and families alike. Business owners can also take advantage of our business banking services to manage cash flow and grow. Contact us today to see how we can help!
$5,000 - $9,999
Winnebago OutdoorWebsite
(641) 585-3535
605 West Crystal Lake RoadForest City
Winnebago Industries, Inc., headquartered in Forest City, Iowa, is a leading United States (U.S.) manufacturer of recreation vehicles (RVs), which are used primarily in leisure travel and outdoor recreation activities. The Company builds quality motorhomes, travel trailers, fifth wheel products, and toy haulers under the Winnebago and Grand Design brand names. The Company markets its recreation vehicles on a wholesale basis to a diversified dealer organization located throughout the U.S., and Canada.
$2,500 - $4,999
Coloff MediaWebsite
(319) 277-1918
Coloff Media, an Iowa-based enterprise, oversees a network of 12 radio stations spanning the upper portion of the state. Its affiliate, Coloff Digital, extends video production, graphic design, digital marketing and web design solutions to various enterprises throughout the Midwest.

Founded by Tony and Sue Coloff in 1978 with the inauguration of KIOW Radio in Forest City, Iowa, the company saw Jim Coloff, their son, join the ranks in 1991 upon the establishment of KMCH Radio in Manchester. Over the years, the company expanded its footprint, now encompassing stations in Mason City, Waterloo/Cedar Falls, Charles City, New Hampton, and Britt, with Coloff Digital operating from offices in Forest City and Cedar Falls.
$2,500 - $4,999
Pritchard Family AutoWebsite
(641) 585-4040
1445 Hwy 69 SForest City
Pritchard Family Auto Stores is built on a legacy of trust and excellence, standing on our core values of relationships, integrity, work ethic, and a passion to serve our communities. We’ve got you covered, from service to sales, to credit and financing, whether this is your first purchase, your family van, your dream car or if you just need more space, or less! We’re dedicated to providing a sales experience that focuses squarely on our customer needs, whatever stage you’re at, we’re here to help find you the perfect vehicle. Our team of skilled technicians will keep your vehicle running smooth, with the right equipment to handle all your maintenance and repairs. Look to us for quality vehicles, a friendly team, and professional service at every step of the way.
$2,500 - $4,999
(641) 585-2700
806 Crystal Lake RoadForest City
Building on our long-standing leadership in environmental stewardship and commitment to customer-inspired innovation, we are focusing our Sustainability strategy on overcoming the global challenges that serve as barriers to improving every life. This means addressing challenges like energy availability and security, raw material scarcity, human health and safety, education and development, while keeping our vision for growth in mind.
$2,500 - $4,999
Kingland Construction ServicesWebsite
(641) 585-0101
1335 Highway 69 SouthForest City
We are craftsmen. We take great pride in the work we do and we’re certain you’ll have a positive experience working with us. We will be very clear and up front with you throughout the entire process. We want you to feel comfortable and satisfied during the whole project life.
$2,500 - $4,999
Lichtsinn RVWebsite
(641) 585-3213
505 Highway 9 EastForest City
Lichtsinn RV is America's closest RV dealer to Winnebago, Itasca and Winnebago Touring Coach, located just one mile north of the Winnebago, Itasca, and Era factory in Forest City, Iowa. We work with guests from all over North America. proudly sells New RVs manufactured by Winnebago, Itasca and Era as well as Preowned RVs. Lichtsinn RV is also one of the few Iowa RV Dealers that offers these top brand name RVs like Winnebago and Itasca as Iowa RV Rentals.
$2,500 - $4,999
NSB BankWebsite
(641) 585-3247
101 Highway 69 NorthForest City
Since its establishment in 1933 by local investors, Northwood State Bank (NSB Bank) has been a cornerstone of the Northwood, Iowa community. In 1954, the Paulson family assumed majority ownership, ushering in an era of prosperity for the bank. Under their guidance, NSB Bank has expanded its reach across central Iowa, amassing over $450 million in assets. Today, NSB Bank operates six branches throughout Iowa: Northwood, Mason City (West and East), Forest City, Thompson, and Titonka.
$2,500 - $4,999
Waldorf UniversityWebsite
(800) 292-1903
106 South 6th StForest City
Waldorf University is a friendly, private liberal arts school located centrally in beautiful Forest City, Iowa. For more than 100 years, Waldorf has been the cornerstone in the lives of thousands, setting the solid foundation for success among students, their families and the community. Since its beginning in 1903, Waldorf has been at the forefront of academic innovation, trailblazing a path for future generations. Offering a litany of certificate, associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs, Waldorf has an opportunity for anyone who wants to improve their life academically, personally or professionally.
$2,500 - $4,999
Forest City Community School DistrictWebsite
(641) 585-2323
145 South Clark StreetForest City
The Forest City Community School district works collaboratively to ensure that high expectations are set for all students as they continue to grow in a safe, inclusive, and positive environment. We are committed to developing life-long learners and we encourage students to explore their interests and passions. Arts, clubs and sports are integral parts of the learning experience and promote student confidence, leadership and cooperation.
$2,500 - $4,999
FCIS InsuranceWebsite
(641) 585-2925
145 S. 4th St.Forest City
FCIS was founded in 1978 as S & W Agency in Thompson, IA. In the spring of 1982, FCIS opened a branch office in Forest City, IA. In the fall of 1982, a nationwide mass marketing effort was undertaken for the purpose of insuring Winnebago brand products nationwide through the Winnebago Itasca Travelers Club. FCIS now maintains endorsements from all major RV manufacturers. In December of 2000 FCIS moved to its current location at 145 South Fourth Street in Forest City, IA.
$1,000 - $2,499
Forest City Family DentistryWebsite
(641) 585-4636
132 E J StForest City
$1,000 - $2,499
D.K. Arndt, P.C.Website
(641) 585-4631
116 East I StForest City
$1,000 - $2,499
Siegrist, Jones, Lipps & Bakke Law Firm
$1,000 - $2,499
Newman, Thompson & Gray Law FirmWebsite
36131 US-69Forest City
$1,000 - $2,499
Bakke Law OfficeWebsite
(641) 585-2530
150 N Clark StForest City
$1,000 - $2,499
ISG EngineeringWebsite
(507) 387-6651
115 Est Hickory St. Suite 300Forest City
$1,000 - $2,499
(641) 592-6105
704 E Main St.Lake Mills
$1,000 - $2,499
Forest City FordWebsite
(641) 585-5555
745 US-69Forest City
$500 - $999
State FarmWebsite
(641) 585-4808
114 N Clark StForest City
$500 - $999
Missal Realty (Pat Lovik)Website
(641) 582-3554
234 N Clark StForest City
$500 - $999
Schott Funeral HomeWebsite
(641) 585-2685
505 North Clark StreetForest City
$500 - $999
KIOW RadioWebsite
(641) 585-1073
18643 360th StreetForest City
$250 - $499
Forest City Aviation
$250 - $499
Metro by T MobileWebsite
(641) 585-1540
125 W K StForest City
$250 - $499
208 E. State St. Mason City
$250 - $499
Family Eye Care Center
$250 - $499
Forest City YMCA
$250 - $499
FC Properties