News

Panora Telco Receives Ripple Effect Grant to Support Daycare and Preschool

Aureon has announced Little Panther Daycare and Preschool located in Panora, IA as the recipient of a $5,000 Ripple Effect grant for architectural drawings and engineering specifications in relation to their planned expansion project.

Sioux Center Receives Ripple Effect Grant for Planning Study

The City of Sioux Center is the recipient of a $5,000 Ripple Effect planning grant for a master planning study to be conducted by Confluence, an architecture, planning, and design firm, to develop planning strategies for three sites located in Sioux Center.

C-M-L Telephone Receives USDA and Ripple Effect Grants

C-M-L Telephone secures state and federal grants to assist the Cherokee Regional Medical Center (CRMC) with the purchase of new diagnostic equipment for the hospital and medical clinic.

WeLead Receives Ripple Effect Grant For Business and Workforce Attraction

Liberty Communications is the recipient of a $2,500 Ripple Effect planning grant for the creation of high-quality promotional materials including drone and video for the attraction of businesses and workforce to West Liberty.

Boone County Receives Planning Grant for Downtown Assessment

The Boone County Chamber of Commerce is the recipient of a $1,000 Ripple Effect planning grant for a community assessment to examine the market strength of Boone's downtown retail district.

Dysart Development Corporation Receives Ripple Effect and FCTC Grants

The Dysart Development Corporation (DDC) is the recipient of a $2,500 Ripple Effect planning grant to assist with a feasibility study for the development of an independent living facility.

Ripple Effect Supports Possible Bakery in Kalona

Aureon has announced that the city of Kalona is the recipient of a $1,500 Ripple Effect planning grant to assist with a building appraisal and business planning services in connection with the former Kalona Bakery building in downtown Kalona.

Cambridge City Center Benefits from Ripple Effect

Cambridge residents have been enjoying the new 9,750 sq. ft. city center. Huxley Communications applied for a Ripple Effect grant and matched Aureon's $5,000 to provide $10,000 for the project's architectural services.

Getting Creative in Rural Iowa

Public and private leaders in rural Iowa communities are reaping the benefits of place-based "creative placemaking." Since early 2017, telecommunication companies across the state have applied for Ripple Effect grants to fund planning initiatives for their communities.

Iowa Telecommunication Companies Support Planning Grants

Five communities have recently received a Ripple Effect grant, funded by Aureon, plus matching funds from their local independent telecommunications provider, to support individualized creative placemaking planning strategies for their respective communities.