Most people are confused about personal grants in Iowa. If you live in the state of Iowa and are looking for personal financial assistance such as supplemental security income, Medicaid, or state social services, you should look into government benefits instead. Personal grants are financial aid from the local government of Iowa for its residents under certain circumstances - the use of the financial funding must have a meaningful purpose to the economy of Iowa.

Personal Grants for Work At Home Residents of Iowa

With the aid from the federal government, the department of finance & economic growth in Iowa is able to provide financial support to residents who work at home. According to the latest research, in Iowa, there are over 36,263 business identities have 0 to 4 employees. This number includes people who work at home with sole proprietorship. To be eligible, you must be a resident of Iowa and have a registered business in Iowa. If your business is in one of the following areas: medicine, education, scientific research, and technology development, you have a higher chance of getting your grant application approved.

Personal Grants for Education for Residents of Iowa

Not all students or teachers are eligible to apply for personal education grants in Iowa. According to US Census,

In Iowa:

  • 90.50% have high school diplomas
  • 25.10% have at least one post secondary degree
  • 7.40% have at least one graduate school degree

As you do not have to pay back the amount of grants given to you, Iowa's office of education ensures that personal grants are only given to individuals who need financial assistance for their education related to medicine, education, scientific research, or technology development. And recipients must use their new knowledge and skill set to improve the economy of Iowa.

Personal Grants for Veterans in Iowa

There are more than 177,300 veterans (both active and retired) in Iowa. If you have enrolled, or currently participating in the military, naval force, or air force, you are eligible to apply for veteran personal grants as long as the funds are being used to stimulate the economy of Iowa.

You can look at personal grants as "government grants for individuals". Therefore, there are many other types of personal grants such as personal housing grants. If an individual receives grants from the government, he or she has received a type of "personal grants". It is much harder for individuals to receive grants than it is for businesses to receive grants. Iowa residents apply for different types of state government grants by contacting Iowa financial aid agencies, or

Access Applicant Portal

Current online applicants in Iowa are browsing from the following cities: Woden, New Sharon, Eldon, Alexander, Zearing, Lewis, Charles City, Fairbank, Badger, New Liberty

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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