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Posted on: August 24, 2020

Eligibility Expanded for Iowa Small Business Utility Disruption Prevention Program

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) announced that more Iowa small business owners and nonprofits are now eligible to receive financial assistance with electric and natural gas utility bills.

Eligibility criteria for the Iowa Small Business Util...

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City of Newton - Economic Development Partners
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Volunteer Iowa, IEDA Launch Iowa Nonprofit Recovery Fund

Volunteer Iowa and the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) announced today the launch of the Iowa Nonprofit Recovery Fund, an extension of the Iowa Small Business Relief Grant Program.

The program will provide short-term relief to nonprofit organiza...

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City of Newton - Economic Development Partners
Posted on: August 3, 2020

IEDA announces new e-commerce platform to support Iowa’s small businesses

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) today announced Shop Iowa, a new e-commerce platform that gives retailers, particularly those who didn’t previously have an online presence, a place to showcase their products and businesses.

The sta...

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City of Newton - Economic Development Partners
Posted on: July 30, 2020

Jasper County Habitat for Humanity's Rock the Block Program

Rock the Block® is a focused housing outreach approach that provides a path for residents, organizations, volunteers and Jasper County Habitat for Humanity to come together to assist low income residents.  Assistance is offered with neede...

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City of Newton - Economic Development Partners