for Business, Partners and Community


Ripple Effect Works by supporting business and community development and rural vitality  through partnerships that deliver a variety of financial and technical assistance resources. Through the Ripple Effect Program, qualified rural telecommunications companies and Aureon offer low-interest loans to organization applicants. Ripple Effect Works by providing gap financing needed for business relocations and expansions, development of business parks and certified sites, building and renovation of community centers, libraries, museums, and more.

Additionally, Ripple Effect Works by offering planning grants to communities and their economic development partners for a wide range of business and community-based planning initiatives.