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Foundation for Rural Services

RVTC would like to inform you, our customers, of a another grant opportunity. The Foundation for Rural Services, also know as FRS, has an ongoing commitment to rural communities across the country. FRS provides annual grants for rural communities served by NTCA members like RVTC.

The goal of this program is to support local efforts to build and sustain a high quality of life in rural America.

Grants range from $250 to $5000. Each spring, FRS begins accepting applications for the current year’s grant process.

The grant projects FRS funds vary but are concentrated in four major areas including business, education, community & economic development, and applications of telecommunications.

More information and the grant application can be found online at: www.frs.org. Don’t forget your letter of support from RVTC!!

Aureon Charity Grant Program

The Aureon Charity Grant Program is available to Iowa communities sponsored by its participating telecommunications companies. RVTC along with Aureon would like to invite public & private non-profit agencies to submit an application to help assist your organization with its charity drives and/or funding for a specific project.

There are virtually no restrictions on the number or types of charities that may apply for the grant; however, the program must benefit and be made available to all members of the community.

  • Grant applications will continue to be due quarterly (March 31, June 30, September 30, and December 31).
  • Only complete applications will be considered.
  • More information and the grant application can be found online at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/aureongrants
  • Don’t forget to get your letter of support from RVTC!!
  • All Charity Grant awards will be presented by Aureon and RVTC.

Graettinger Office
106 E. Robins Street
Graettinger, Iowa 51342
Phone: 712-859-3300
Fax: 712-859-3290

M-F: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Ruthven Office
1607 Rolling Street
Ruthven, Iowa 51358
Phone: 712-837-5522
Fax: 712-837-5975

M-F: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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