Applications are now open for a new grant program for small businesses organized by the Greater Des Moines Partnership.

The Indianola Grants are being funded by the City of Indianola, Warren County Economic Development, Peoples Bank and TruBank.

Indianola has a fund of about $56,000 for businesses based within the city, while Warren County also has established a fund for businesses located outside of Indianola, Norwalk and Carlisle.

Applications open May 5 and will remain open until midnight on May 20. Application submissions and scoring are managed by Iowa Center for Economic Success. If you encounter issues with the application, please contact The Iowa Center at (515) 283-0940 or

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