Grant Programs

Since 1999, GRM Networks has awarded hundreds of grants to deserving community organizations in its serving territory. To apply for a GRM Community Improvement Grant, download an application below or stop by any GRM Networks business office and pick up an application. Questions should be directed to Amy Davison, Sales Representative at 660-748-2110 or

The deadlines for Community Improvement Grant Applications are March 31, June 30, September 30, and December 31 each year.

Download a Community Improvement Grant Application:

Click here to download the application in PDF format.

3rd Quarter Grants awarded

The Bethany Kiwanis Club, Bethany, MO was awarded $500 to help purchase winter clothing for children in need in the South Harrison R-II, Gilman City R-IV, Cainsville R-1, Ridgeway R-V, and North Harrison R-III school districts.  The grant also supports children enrolled in the Green Hills Head Start program.  Pictured left to right are Kiwanis Member Charles Crabtree, GRM Networks Customer Service Representative Julie Prewitt and Kiwanis President Charles Meissen.

The Decatur County Hospital Auxiliary Senior Life Solutions, Leon, IA was awarded $500 to help fund transportation resources ensuring seniors in need are able to attend medical appointments.  Pictured front row from left to right are DCH Auxiliary Members Jan Chambers and Patricia Linker, GRM Networks Customer Service Representative Stacie Ury, and DCH Auxiliary Member Sharon Sout.  Pictured back row from left to right are DCH Auxiliary Advisor Jo Beth Smith, DCH Auxiliary President Jeanne Vogel, DCH Auxiliary Treasurer Jane Fleming, DCH Members Shirley Hill and Linda Lewison, DCH Auxiliary Secretary Pam Barth, and DCH Member Jane Redman.


One Act, Maryville, MO was awarded $250 to provide hygiene products to low income children in 12 school districts including South Nodaway R-IV, Jefferson, Nodaway-Holt R-VII and Northeast Nodway R-V.  Pictured from left to right are One Act Board of Director/Grant Writer Susan Hibbs, GRM Networks Marketing Representative Carol Hein and One Act President Samantha Raasch.


Other Grant Opportunities

GRM Networks has two major partners that offer grant programs to our customers. Learn more about the grants by clicking on the links provided below. If you have questions, contact Amy Davison, Sales Representative, at 660-748-2110 or

Apply for a grant for your organization from Aureon (formerly INS). Aureon invites public and private non-profit agencies to submit proposals for consideration in assisting in your charity drives and/or funding of a specific project for your respective communities. Only those communities served by Aureon participating telecommunications companies are eligible to submit proposals.

Learn more at

Click here to download the Aureon application in PDF format.

As part of its ongoing commitment to rural communities across the country, the Foundation for Rural Service provides annual grants for communities served by NTCA members, which includes GRM Networks®. The goal of this program is to support local efforts to build and sustain a high quality of life in rural America. Grants will be concentrated in four major areas:

  • Business Development
  • Community Development
  • Education
  • Telecommunications

Grants can range from $250 to $5000 that go back in to rural communities, every year.

Learn more at