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GRANTS DUE IN JUNE

*Check back regularly as grants will be updated as information becomes available*

  • Iowa Living Roadway Trust Fund (IA) – Working through many partners in Iowa, the Living Roadway Trust Fund (LRTP) supports integrated roadside vegetation management (IRVM) programs; and educates the public on the benefits, use, and care of roadside vegetation, including native plants. For more information, click here. Applications are due by June 1, 2023.
  • Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines Affordable Housing Program (IA) – Housing grants for homeownership, down payment assistance, rental housing, development projects, and rehabilitation/renovation. For more information, click here. Applications are due by June 2, 2023.
  • Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) – Funding for a wide variety of projects that lower energy costs, reduce carbon emissions, improve energy efficiency, and reduce overall energy use. For more information, click here.  Applications are due by June 5, 2023.
  • Iowa Workforce Housing Tax Incentive – Housing Projects that meet one of four criteria: Housing development located on a grayfield or brownfield site; repair or rehab of dilapidated housing stocks; Upper story housing development; New construction in a greenfield.  These grants are competitive in part because the program is more flexible than most in terms of income limits and incentive amounts.  For more information, click here.  Applications are due by June 9, 2023.
  • Nebraska CDBG Tourism Development (NE) – The purpose of the Tourism Development (TD) Category is to provide investments in effective and affordable tourist attraction facilities to quality communities that are investing in long-term development.  For more information, click here.  Applications are due by June 30, 2023.
  • Nebraska CDBG Economic Development (NE) – The objective of the Economic Development (ED) category is to assist businesses that expand the state’s economic base and which create quality jobs principally benefiting employees in the low- and moderate-income levels.  For more information, click here.  Applications are due by June 30, 2023.
  • Nebraska CDBG Youth Job Training (NE) – The Nebraska JAG program is designed for “at-risk” youth from households to help young people stay in school through graduation, pursue post-secondary education, and secure quality entry-level jobs leading to career opportunities. The Nebraska JAG program partners with local school districts, and through that partnership, an educator is hired to implement the Nebraska JAG program to eligible students. Eligible young people for the Nebraska JAG program must have barriers, as defined by the JAG program that makes them more at risk in graduating from high school, pursuing postsecondary education, and successful addition to the labor force.  For more information, click here.  Applications are due by June 30, 2023.
  • Creative Places Project Grant – Provides $500-$2,500 to develop arts and culture projects that advance creative placemaking as a community workforce or tourism strategy. Creative Places Project Grants provide support for small projects that engage artists, creative workers, and cultural organizations to enhance Iowa communities.  For more information, click here.  Applications are due by June 30, 2023.
  • USDA Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) – Grants for investment in private businesses and agricultural producers to make their enterprises more energy efficient or to install renewable systems.  With the so-called Inflation Reduction Act, this program has been improved and better funded, so now is the time to apply. (Eligible: private for-profit entities). For more information, click here.  Quarterly, applications are due by June 30, 2024.