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Community Grants

Aureon (formerly Iowa Network Services) Charity Grant
Aureon, a telecommunications company headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa states they have a grant entitled "Aureon Charity Grant Program". Eligibility for such a grant is offered to more than 300 communities in Iowa served by Aureon and/or its participating companies, which includes 142 rural independent telephone companies.

The grant application form is available via the link below. An independent Charity Grant Committee will be responsible for evaluating the applications and establishing a dollar amount for each grant recipient. There are no restrictions as to the type of charity; however, the program must benefit and be made available to everyone in the community. All grant awards will be presented to the grant recipients by Aureon and Marne Elk Horn.

If you are interested, please contact Marne Elk Horn.

Foundation for Rural Services Community Grant

The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) is a 501c(3) nonprofit organization that works in cooperation with NTCA - the Rural Broadband Association (NTCA) to sustain and enhance the quality of life in American by advancing an understanding of rural issues.

The Community Grant Program is offered annually through NTCA’s rural broadband members, like us, to support local efforts to build and sustain a high quality of life in rural America.