Montezuma Community Development Corporation


Nucara - CopyMontezuma Community Development, a non-profit corporation, works to improve the quality of life throughout Montezuma by coordinating housing development; support for business; arts, culture and recreation enhancement; and community events, improvements and promotions on behalf of our businesses and residents.

The organization, which is a public-private partnership, is governed by a nine-member board of directors that represent the interests and key stakeholders throughout the community.  501 East Main, Montezuma, IA 50171.  641-623-5617.  FACEBOOK

 
Strategic Plan & Priorities

The Montezuma Community Development Board completed a strategic planning process in 2016.  As a result of this process, the Board of Director has committed to building MCD into a:

    • Facilitator of Housing Development
    • Champion of Workforce & Residential Growth
    • Catalyst for Business Development
    • Advocate for Recreation, Arts & Culture; and 
    • A Model of Organizational Leadership & Partnership

Annual Shareholder Campaign

20170919152330_00001In fall 2017, MCD launched its first official annual shareholder campaign.  If you or your business are interested in actively supporting the growth and development of Montezuma, click here!

Key Accomplishments of MCD

Since its incorporation in 2012, MCD has been a driver of much of the crucial development in Montezuma.  From grant writing to business recruitment, MCD is proud to serve as a leader in the growth of our community.  Some key accomplishments include:

  • Recruitment of NuCara Pharmacy to fill the gap in pharmaceutical drug providersriser - Copy
  • Successful application and administration of the CDBG Downtown Facade Revitalization project, $1.1 million invested into Montezuma's square
  • Implemented Monte Pride Day, a city-wide community service day leveraging nearly 300 volunteers annually
  • Grant-writing activities that have brought nearly $50,000 into the community for a variety of projects
  • Assisted with marketing and business support activities for several new business
  • Provided fundraising and fiscal agent services for the Poweshiek County Freedom Rock Project

 “Coming together is a beginning.  Keeping together is progress.  Working together is success.”  – Henry Ford