Gov. Reynolds Announces Employer Innovation Fund and Child Care Challenge Funding OpportunitiesDES MOINES - Today, Governor Reynolds announced two Future Ready Iowa grant opportunities for totaling $1.2 million. The Future Ready Iowa Employer Innovation Fund is designed to expand opportunities for Iowans to earn post-secondary credentials leading to high-demand jobs and encourage Iowa employers, community leaders and others to collaborate to support regional workforce talent development. The Child Care
3 . . . 2 . . .1----HAPPY NEW YEAR!Volunteer Recruiters are rocking 2021!#LoveThursdays Volunteer Services Recruitment team launches our After Hours Open Zoom weekly on Thursdays from 6 to 7 p.m. The first edition will start Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021.After Hours Open Zoom is open to anyone interested in knowing more about the Red Cross and to find some great volunteer opportunities that we currently need in the Nebraska-Iowa Region. Your Volunteer Recruiters will be the Zoom hosts. You drop in and drop out
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Woodbury and Plymouth counties are offering a Grant Writing 101 workshop virtually on Wednesday, February 10. The three-hour training will begin at 9 a.m. and is designed to assist non-profits, local government and schools in finding grants and writing successful applications. Cost for the workshop is $25 with registration due by February 8. To register online, head to bit.ly/grant101wc.
Central Bank Donates $25,000 to Pier Center for Autism Central Bank recently donated $25,000 to the Pier Center for Autism in Sioux City. The donation will be used to help cover construction costs for the center’s new 11,600 square foot state-of-the-art facility at 3895 Stadium Drive. The project will allow the Pier Center to double their capacity, and expand and grow their services in the area. “We’re grateful for Central Bank’s donation,” said Gary Turbes, CEO of Mid-Step Services, which operates