Esther Crompton

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A new report from the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Indicators Program uncovers important demographic shifts across Iowa's counties. "Census 2020: Urban and Rural Population in Iowa’s Counties, 1940-2020" delivers key insights, backed by robust data, that prove invaluable to policymakers, businesses and residents alike, according to Sandra Burke, a sociologist and research scientist with ISU Extension and Outreach.

By: Esther Crompton

Earlier this year, significant changes to Iowa’s property tax system were enacted with the signing of House File 718 into law. Now, as cities begin planning their Fiscal Year 2025 budgets, they are grappling with the law’s sweeping changes to city finances. A webinar and upcoming workshops hosted by the Iowa League of Cities are designed to guide city officials.

By: Esther Crompton and Erin Mullenix

The latest Health Data for Decision Makers reports are available from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. These reports provide essential health-related data for Iowa’s counties that are crucial for public health planning and action.

By: Esther Crompton and Sandra Burke

On Dec. 14, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a free specialized webinar focused on the recently released City and County Annual Fiscal Conditions Reports for the 2022 fiscal year. Aimed at city and county officials across Iowa, this session is crucial for those seeking to understand and effectively use these comprehensive financial reports.

By: Esther Crompton and Biswa Das

Representatives from nonprofits, government entities and school districts are encouraged to enroll in two upcoming grant-related events: the Virtual Grant Writing 101 Workshop and the Grant Proposal Boot Camp. The events, hosted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will benefit new and seasoned grant writers.

By: Esther Crompton and Lindsay Henderson

The Iowa Municipal Professional Institute’s 2024 Winter Session, an online event Feb. 7-9, offers municipal employees an opportunity for professional advancement and certification. It's hosted by the Community and Economic Development unit of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

By: Esther Crompton and Sara Shonrock

Representatives from nonprofits, governmental entities and school districts are invited to “Grant Proposal Boot Camp: Workshopping Your Proposal from Start to Finish,” facilitated by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Community and Economic Development.

By: Esther Crompton and Lindsay Henderson

For city and county officials across Iowa, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has released an informative online webinar titled "Fiscal Condition and Trends of Iowa Cities and Counties."

By: Esther Crompton and Biswa Das

Iowa State University's Data Science for the Public Good program is accepting applications for its Summer 2024 Young Scholars Program. Undergraduate and graduate students from all disciplines who possess quantitative and analytical skills and a passion for applying data science to societal challenges are encouraged to apply by Feb. 29.

By: Esther Crompton and Christopher Seeger

Representatives from nonprofits, governmental entities and school districts are invited to "Grant Proposal Boot Camp: Workshopping Your Proposal from Start to Finish." The ISU Extension and Outreach workshop will be held Feb. 15 in Woodbury County and Feb. 28 in Boone County.

By: Esther Crompton and Lindsay Henderson

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