When you’re ready to tap into the power of Ripple Effect, start by contacting your local independent telecommunications provider to see if they participate in the Ripple Effect program. Ripple Effect planning grants require the local provider to match any resources awarded to a community or business project. Ripple Effect also facilitates other grant and loan applications through USDA and other agencies including grants that help establish revolving loan funds for the telecommunications provider and their communities.
Need help finding your local provider or want to learn more? Contact Sue Cosner via email, Brittany Wirtz via email, or by phone at 515-777-7308.