Below is a list of just some available grant and loan programs. For information on grants and loans available for your specific project, a further explanation of the programs and how INRCOG can assist you with grant writing, please contact us.

Grant/Loan Program
Application Deadline
Economic Development Administration
Economic Adjustment
Open Deadline
Economic Development - Technical Assistance
October 1
Public Works Program
October 1
Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines
Affordable Housing Program (AHP)
April 2, October 2
Iowa Economic Development Authority
CDBG Water/Sewer
Mid November
CDBG Facilities/Storm Sewer
Mid November
Community Attraction and Tourism (CAT)
April 15, July 15, October 15, January 15
Community Economic Betterment Account (CEBA)
Economic Development Set-Aside (EDSA)
Housing Fund
Late Fall
Iowa Values Fund
Public Facilities Set-Aside (PFSA)
Rural/Community Planning/Development Fund
Targeted Small Business
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
ATV - All Terrain
April 1, October 1
ATV - Snowmobile
July 1
CWSRF - Clean Water RLF
July 1
Iowa Waste Exchange (IWE)
May 30
Land Air and Water Conservation (LAWCON)
March 15
REAP - City Parks/Open Spaces
August 15
REAP - County Conservation
August 15
Recreation - Water Access
January 31
Solid Waste Alternatives Program (SWAP)
January 1, April 1 , July 1 , October 1
Federal Recreational Trails
October 1
Iowa Clean Air Attainment Program
October 1
RISE - Immediate Opportunity
RISE - Local Development
February 1, September 1
Rail Economic Development
Living Roadway Trust Fund
August 31
State Recreational Trails
not currently available
Statewide Enhancement
October 1
Iowa Finance Authority
State Housing Trust Fund
United States Department of Agriculture - Rural Development
Community Facilities
Public Works - Water/Wastewater
Revolving Loan Fund
Rural Business Opportunity Grant (RBOG)
April 1
Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG)
April 1