The United States government and Iowa's office of finance has set aside $7,578.00 million dollars in federal grants and $5,033.00 million dollars in other forms of federal funding for people who reside in the state of Iowa. As long as you have a citizenship card (green card) or a permanent resident certificate, you are entitled to apply and receive Iowa government grants.

Government financial aid in Iowa is provided to different economic sectors, with the majority of the budget in business, education (pell & college grants), housing, veteran, and personal grants.

 

  • Iowa Small Business Grants: Starting and running a business in Iowa can be a risky task. There are more than 10,365 small businesses or even large corporations go into bankruptcy every single year. To minimize the risks, you need to research into as many funding sources as possible. Here is more information on Iowa Small Business Grants.
  • Iowa Education Grants: Education plays an important sector in Iowa. The federal government in Iowa spend over $5,286,896,181.00 dollars per year in elementary and secondary institutions alone. Education grants are available for students or even teachers in Iowa to complete and enhance their level of education. Here is more information on Iowa Education Grants.
  • Iowa Housing Grants: At an average value of $119,200.00 per housing property, there are around 1,330,000 households in Iowa. With an average annual household income of $48,980.00, less than 74.00% of the people actually paid off their homes. A good portion of the residents in Iowa is not able to afford to pay off their mortgages. office of finance has set aside financial aid in the form of housing grants to individuals in need, especially if you work at home. Here is more information on Iowa Housing Grants.
  • Iowa Veteran Grants: Residents of Iowa who have served or who are current enrolling the military, naval, and air foce are eligible to apply and receive government funding in the form of veteran grants. Here's more information on Iowa Veteran Grants.
  • Iowa Personal Grants: The local state government in Iowa does not offer financial aid to its residents for personal needs such as getting out of debt, financing a vehicle...etc. However, Iowa residents are eligible to apply for personal grants to receive financial aid to carry out a public purpose of support or stimulation to the ecomony of Iowa. Here's more information on Iowa Personal Grants.

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Recent State Funding Opportunities

Below is a list of opportunities recently published in the local state:

Funding Opportunity
Iowa Partners for Conservation (IPC) Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Announcement for Program Funding (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS IA IPC 22 NOFO0001131
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $1,500,000
Iowa Partners for Conservation (IPC) Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Announcement for Program Funding (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS IA IPC 21 NOFO0001069
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $1,500,000
Announcement for Program Funding for NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2021 – Iowa (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS IA CIG 21 NOFO0001071
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Natural Resources, Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $100,000
Nitrate Reduction Potential via Reservoir Water Level Management in Central Iowa (apply)

Funding Number: W81EWF 21 SOI 0001
Agency: Department of Defense, Engineer Research and Development Center
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $50,000
Waterbird and vegetation response to reservoir water management in central Iowa (apply)

Funding Number: W81EWF 21 SOI 0002
Agency: Department of Defense, Dept. of the Army -- Corps of Engineers
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $55,000
Community Supervision Report Card in the Iowa Department of Corrections (apply)

Funding Number: 20CS13
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
Category: Other (see text field entitled Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity for clarification)
Funding Amount: $50,000
Announcement for Program Funding for NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2020 – Iowa (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS IA CIG 20 NOFO0001007
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Natural Resources, Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $100,000
Iowa Partners for Conservation (IPC) Fiscal Year (FY) (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS IA IPC 20 GEN0010749
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $1,500,000
Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Grantee -- States of Ohio, Indiana, Iowa, Texas, Oklahoma, Nevada, Colorado and New Mexico (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CM R12 1798
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $64,910,486
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Dubuque, Delaware and Jackson Counties, Iowa (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R07 1796
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $2,157,904

 

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