Upcoming Events by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach


The Introduction to Planning and Zoning for Local Officials workshop is now open for registration across various Iowa locations throughout April. Offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, the workshop is tailored for local officials engaged in city and county governance, planning, zoning, and community development. More details and registration here.


Grant Proposal Boot Camp: Workshopping Your Proposal from Start to Finish
Nonprofits, governmental entities, and school districts are invited to join the Grant Proposal Boot Camp: Workshopping Your Proposal from Start to Finish; for
expert guidance in grant proposal development.

Lenox, IA: March 21, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Boone, IA: April 3, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Hiawatha, IA: April 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The boot camp is designed for individuals working on a fundable project proposal.


Rural Housing Readiness Assessment (RHRA) Conference
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has announced that registration is now open for the Rural Housing Readiness Assessment (RHRA) Conference on April 10, 2024, at the Gateway Hotel & Conference Center in Ames. The conference allows local leadership to engage in panels, keynotes, networking, and idea-sharing around improving housing quality, access, and affordability in their communities.




Latest Publications

Take a look at some of the latest publications from the League.

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