Welcome to New Hampton, Iowa!

The City of Expanding Horizons

Welcome to New Hampton, Iowa!


Welcome to New Hampton, Iowa!  If you are not familiar with our great City, we're located in the northeast corner of Iowa, at the junction of U.S. Highways 63 and 18.  Strategically located in the Midwest, we are a community that is creating ever-expanding opportunities for business development and personal growth.

We invite you to look more closely at our City.  As you browse through our site, you will see the wonderful things we have to offer - great schools, low-cost of living, reliable utilities, an active Economic Development Department and business community, great youth and adult Park & Recreation Program, excellent health care, and beautiful parks, just to name a few.  New Hampton is proud to be a Main Street Iowa Community.  If you need any information about New Hampton that you cannot find here, contact City Hall or Economic Development.

Live the Valley

Live the Valley

New Hampton is proud to be part of the Cedar Valley Region and Live the Valley initiative.  Live the Valley is sharing the great opportunities we have here in New Hampton and the Cedar Valley region with people all over the country.  It helps showcase our community to those living outside the region and shows current residents how to get more connected.  New Hampton is a great place to raise a family, to start a business, to find a career, and to have all the quality of life activities.

So get connected to Live the Valley on Facebook and check out the new web site, livethevalley.com.

New Hampton Area Career & Job Opportunities!!

New Hampton Area Career & Job Opportunities!!


Looking for a career or job opportunity?  Check out our newly revamped regional job board!  New Hampton, the heart of Northeast Iowa, has the opportunities for you!  Click on the Employment Opportunities tab to find your next career!

Relocation Packets

Relocation Packets

Are you looking to move back to the area?  Do you have family or friends you would like to see back in New Hampton?  Click here, fill in your information or that of a family member/friend, to receive a Relocation Packet on what New Hampton has to offer!!

E-Newsletter

E-Newsletter

If you would like to receive our e-newsletter with the latest happenings in New Hampton, email Megan, nheconomic12@gmail.com, with your first & last name and email address!  To see past newsletters, click on the following link: http://www.newhamptonia.com/economic-development-newsletter.html


News

FedEx Launches Seventh Annual Small Business Grant Contest

Posted: Wed, February 20, 2019

FedEx Launches Seventh Annual Small Business Grant Contest

$220,500 in Total Cash and Prizes Up for Grabs in 2019 Contest


MEMPHIS, Tenn., February 19, 2019—FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) today announced the launch of its seventh annual Small Business Grant Contest. This year, the contest offers grants and services to ten U.S. based small businesses, distributing a collective prize pool of $220,500—the largest sum since the contest was established in 2012. In addition to the grants, winners will also receive an additional dollar amount in credit to use towards FedEx Office print and business services to help run their businesses, as well as packages designed to help them with website optimization, design thinking, social media, and print expertise. Specifically, the 2019 FedEx Small Business Grant Contest prize packages include:

       Grand prize: One (1) winner of $50,000, plus $7,500 in FedEx Office® print and business services

       Silver prize: One (1) winner of $30,000, plus $5,000 in FedEx Office print and business services

       Bronze prize: Eight (8) winners of $15,000, plus $1,000 in FedEx Office print and business services

"We know it's difficult for even the most promising of small businesses to grow and scale, especially at the beginning of their lifecycle" said Scott Harkins, senior vice president, Customer Channel Marketing at FedEx. "That's why we are proud to offer our top ten winners so much more than just the funds to help them grow their businesses. This year, our winners will receive much needed expertise and advice on some of the most fundamental and critical aspects of building a viable and sustainable business - and we will stay on with them as a trusted advisor as they take their businesses to the next level."

The 2018 contest garnered nearly 665,000 votes and attracted more than 7,800 candidates from across the United States. Grand Prize winner Rumi Spice, a small Chicago-based business that sources and brings to market premier saffron from the fields of Afghanistan, was founded by former Army officer Keith Alaniz and two friends who, while serving in the war-torn country, realized the need to provide economic alternatives to opium farming for the Afghan people. In the year since they took home the grand prize in the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest, Rumi Spice has used their winnings to greatly improve their supply chain logistics, as they transport the saffron out of Afghanistan and bring it to Chicago where it is then packaged and sent to Michelin star restaurants and consumers all over the US.

 Over the past seven years, 24,000 businesses have entered the contest in the United States alone. The contest has now grown from one country to eleven countries and the grant pool for the US contest has grown from $50,000 to $220,500 in total cash prizes.

The 2019 FedEx Small Business Grant Contest is open to U.S.-based for-profit small businesses that have less than 99 employees and have been operating for six months or more. To enter, participants must visit www.fedex.com/grantcontest and enter their contact information, write a short profile about their business and upload four photos of their business or product, including their logo. While not required, participants also have the option of submitting a 90-second "elevator speech" video to supplement their entry.

The contest entry period is open from February 19 to March 25, 2019, with voting to take place from February 27 to April 1, 2019.  Following a judging period, winners will be announced on April 29, 2019 at www.fedex.com/grantcontest.
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New Hampton Showcase of Homes

Posted: Mon, January 21, 2019

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Thanksgiving Garbage Pickup

Posted: Fri, November 16, 2018
Garbage pickup for the week of November 12th is as follows:
Tuesday's Residential will be normal (Nov. 20)
Thursday's Residential will be moved to Wednesday, Nov. 21st. Please have all materials out by 5:00am for collection. Happy Thanksgiving!
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