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Gov. Reynolds announces $5 million for Employer Innovation Fund Grants

Gov. Kim Reynolds announced $5 million in funding from the Corona Virus Relief Fund yesterday to support the Future Ready Iowa Employer Innovation Fund.  Grant applications open August 26th and will provide funding opportunities for employers, employer consortiums,...

Webinar – State of the Community: Preparing for Fall

Our conversation with local educational leaders and healthcare experts focuses on where things stand as we prepare for this coming fall. View webinar recording. Panelists include: Matt Degner, ICCSD Interim Superintendent Rod Lehnertz, Senior Vice President,...

Project Better Together Business Check-In Survey

Calling all Iowa City, Coralville, North Liberty, and other area businesses: we'd like to hear how your business is doing! Please take 5 minutes to complete the Business Check-In Survey to give us some insight on how your business is doing and we’ll start making plans...

Mayor issues face covering order for City of Iowa City

Mayor Bruce Teague has issued an order that, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, every person in the City of Iowa City must wear a face covering when in a public place. The order, issued on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, states that a face covering that covers the nose and...

BIPOC & Immigrant Business Grant Now Available

Project Better Together has partnered with the Community Foundation of Johnson County to assist in the administration of the Black, Indigenous, and People of Color and Immigrant Owned Business Grant. Applications open Monday,  July 6th, and close on Monday, July 27th....

Iowa Workforce Development offers FREE Online Professional Courses

Iowa Workforce Development has partnered with Coursera to offer free online learning opportunities to Iowans during the pandemic. Coursera is an online learning platform with over 4,300 courses available from a variety of academic institutions and organizations...

U.S. Chamber Updates Guide to PPP Loan Forgiveness

The U.S. Chamber recently updated their PPP guide to reflect recent substantive changes made by Congress and the administration to the PPP program to provide borrowers with more flexibility. These changes include: Extending the time to spend PPP funds from 8 weeks to...

Federal Reserve Board Expands its Main Street Lending Program

The Federal Reserve Board on Monday expanded its Main Street Lending Program to allow more small and medium-sized businesses to be able to receive support. The Board lowered the minimum loan amount, raised the maximum loan limit, adjusted the principal repayment...

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