Governor Reynolds, IEDA Award $470,000 to Advance Rural Development
23 Oct 2023
DES MOINES – Today, Governor Reynolds and the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) announced that more than $470,000 in grants have been awarded to rural communities through seven Empower Rural Iowa Grant programs. The grant awards will support rural initiatives including childcare, housing and leadership development.
“Rural communities are at the heart of who we are as a state, and we’re committed to ensuring they continue to grow and prosper,” Governor Reynolds said. “These grant opportunities will provide the tools that leaders and innovators need to build vibrant communities in all corners of the state, making Iowa an even better place to live, work and raise a family.”