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Home Base Iowa Veterans Entrepreneurship Conference Recap

 Take a look at how events like the Home Base Iowa Veterans Entrepreneurship Conference connect Veterans with the resources necessary to become successful business owners.

Special Needs Child Care Growing in Ames Thanks to State Grant

Having a child care facility equipped to care for children with special needs is a top priority for their working parents. In Ames, Iowa, ChildServe has been providing child care for kids with Autism more than five years, and now they are able to expand their services thanks to the Child Care Challenge Grant.  Find out how the grant is being used at their facility in Ames and how it will impact the community, especially for parents of a young child with Autism. 

Child Care Challenge Grant Helps Iowa Community Build New Child Care Center

The Greene County Early Learning Center is moving into a new facility thanks in part to the Future Ready Iowa Child Care Challenge Grant. Find out how the grant helped create lasting community partnerships along with additional child care slots. 

Workforce Spotlight: Women in Manufacturing

Women are shaping the manufacturing industry across Iowa. Three Iowa business share how women have become an important part of their workforce and encourage others to consider a career in manufacturing.  Find more information about manufacturing careers at

Iowa needs truck drivers and the state is helping Veterans transition into this high-demand career! The Iowa Department of Transportation will waive Commercial Driver's License (CDL) testing for eligible Veterans who have related military experience and have been out of the service for less than a year.

Introduction to Unemployment Insurance for Claimants

Learn about Iowa's Unemployment Insurance program and how it can offer temporary assistance to unemployed individuals. The video provides an overview of program eligibility, how to apply for benefits, weekly claims, work search activities, and more. Visit for more information.

Why Veteran Matthew Trout Calls Iowa The Perfect Place for Veterans to Return Home

Home Base Iowa helps serve Veterans like Matthew Trout every day. Listen to Matthew’s story to find out why he says Iowa is the perfect place for Veterans and their families to live and work. Find out how HBI can serve you or a loved one at

Eastern Iowa Community College Cooking Up Tomorrow's Chefs With Registered Apprenticeship Program

At Eastern Iowa Community College, there's no such thing as "too many chefs in the kitchen." As we celebrate #NationalCulinaryArtsMonth in July, we also wanted to show off the hard-working students in their Registered Apprenticeship program. Find out how students can earn while they learn as a Registered Apprentice by visiting

Future Ready Iowa Grants Help Train Reserve Police Officers

Coronavirus relief grants have helped organizations in Iowa fund crucial job training. Recently, the State Center Police Department was able to train, educate, and fill a need for reserve officers with the grant assistance. In the end, 50 candidates will have successfully made it through the program. In some cases, these are communities with one active officer. Watch what they learned from their pursuit training at a driving course.

Future Ready Iowa Grant Helping Fill 911 Dispatcher Openings Across the State

The Future Ready Iowa Coronavirus Relief Employer Innovation Fund has helped organizations across the state provide training and job opportunities for Iowans impacted by the Coronavirus. Watch how the Marshall County 911 Communications Center was able to fill their job openings and help a fellow Iowan find her dream career.