The United States government has set aside $7,578.00 in government grants and $5,033.00 in other form of governmental financial funding across all the states to eligible applicants. Veterans who are currently residing in the state of Iowa may be eligible to apply for various types of veteran grants and benefits. According to the local military office in Iowa, to be eligible for veteran grants:

  • You must be an veteran who were enlisted in the military, naval force, or air force, before September 7, 1980. Or:
  • You must be an veteran who were enlisted in the military, naval force, or air force, after September 7, 1980 with at least 24 months of active duty.

Veteran Health Care Benefits

All veterans in Iowa are eligible to apply for additional health care benefits provided by the federal government. There are currently 234,600 veterans in the state of Iowa - 219,600 male veterans and 14,900 female veterans. They will be able to receive veteran health care grants as long as they are eligible for veteran grants.

Veteran Grants for Disabled in Iowa

There are currently more than 177,300 veterans in Iowa who are "war time" veterans, which means they have been involved in one of the following wars:

  • More than 51,400 of 177,300 soldiers entered and survived the Gulf War
  • More than 79,700 of 177,300 soldiers entered and survived the Vietnam Era
  • More than 28,800 of 177,300 soldiers entered and survived the Korean Conflict
  • More than 22,800 of 177,300 soldiers entered and survived the World War II

For veterans who have suffered permanent injuries during historical or active wars are eligible to apply and receive Veteran Grants for Disabled offer by the military office in Iowa.

Veteran Education Grants, Veteran Small Business Grants, and Veteran Housing Grants in Iowa

The office of finance in Iowa has set aside governmental funding in education grants, small business grants, and housing grants only to qualified veterans in the state of Iowa. It doesn't matter if you are a "war time" veteran or a "peace time" veteran, there are veteran grants available for everyone who has participated or is currently enrolling in the military, naval force, and/or air force.

For example, veterans in Iowa are not only eligible to apply for small business grants that are available to all residents of Iowa, they are also eligible to apply for small business grants for veterans as well. And vice versa with housing and education grants.

To apply for veteran grants in Iowa, contact Iowa financial aid agencies, or

Access Applicant Portal

Current online applicants in Iowa are browsing from the following cities: Boone, Hawkeye, Eagle Grove, Ringsted, Walker, Harper, Chelsea, Greene, Story City, McCallsburg

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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