Donations/Scholarships/Grants

Contributions are made by CL Tel and V Tel to non-profit organizations and events which are of community-wide interest and open to the public. Click here for the donation request form.

CL Tel is a member of OPASTCO. OPASTCO’s non-profit charitable arm, the Foundation for Rural Education and Development (FRED) promotes activities that improve rural educational, social and economic conditions. The Foundation’s major efforts include scholarships in OPASTCO members’ service areas. Click here to see if you are eligible for a FRED scholarship.

Iowa Network Services, Inc. (INS) offers a charitable grant program. Eligibility for this grant is offered to communities in Iowa that are served by INS and/or its shareholders which includes rural independent telephone companies like CL Tel. Please click here for the Charity Grant Application.