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  • 4th Quarter 2019 - IADG Newsletter

    posted Monday, January 6, 2020

    Iowa Venture Award Recipients, new projects, business openings, program highlights, and more. Learn more in the IADG News 4th Quarter 2019 issue!

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  • Governor's Empower Rural Iowa Initiative Recommendations for Consideration

    posted Wednesday, December 18, 2019

    The Governor's Empower Rural Iowa Initiative officially adopted its recommendations to present to Governor Kim Reynolds for the 2020 legislative session.

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  • Coops Secure USDA REDL&G Funds

    posted Monday, November 11, 2019

    Iowa communities benefit from local REC funding secured through the USDA Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant (REDL&G) program. Recently, $1.79 million has been awarded to fund portions of three projects in Britt, Charles City, and Dysart.

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  • USDA Rural Development Tours Iowa Projects

    posted Friday, November 8, 2019

    Ten staff from USDA Rural Development's Deputy Chief Finance Office in Washington D.C. embarked on a four-day tour of rural Iowa, visiting 20 USDA Rural Development-funded projects in 14 rural Iowa communities.

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