Benton County Economic Development
2004/2005 Grant Guidelines
Define “Economic Development Fund” - focus
The Benton County Economic Development Fund provides financial support to groups who are willing to invest in Benton County and help build economic growth.
Type / Eligible Applicants
Community - community enhancement
Housing - improvement / development
Business - development / education
Tourism - public / private / historical sites
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Economic Impact Return on Investment
Application Information Application Presentation
Can Meet Goals Project Description
Creativity / Innovation Timetable
Budget Amount Request
Additional Funding Local Contribution
Local and in-kind match will be a significant factor in the grant review process. Benton County will support projects that can show unique project support.
$ 10,000 for 2004/2005 fiscal year
To be considered for quarterly review applications should be received by Benton Development Group no later than 4:30 pm on the following days: July 14, 2004
October 13, 2004
January 12, 2005
April 13, 2004
The grant application will be reviewed and approved by the Benton Development Group board then be presented to the Benton County Supervisors for final approval.
Applications should be received by Benton Development Group no later than 4:30 pm on the quarterly deadline date to be considered for review.
For additional questions contact:
Benton Development Group - Ranae Tharp
303 - 1st Avenue, Vinton, Iowa 52349