Country School Grant Program

    Apply for up to $5,000 in grant funding to assist in the preservation and maintenance of a one-room or two-room country school in Iowa. In addition to preservation efforts, grant funds may be used for historical interpretation or educational activities relating to the school. Priority is given to projects that include an educational component.

    How to Apply

    Applications for the Country School Grant Program are due April 28, 2017.

    1. Read the guidelines
    2. Complete the application

    Manage Your Grant

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    Grant Award History

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    Fiscal Year Applicant Project Grant Amount City County
    2013 Stanton Historical Society New Roof for Stanton Historical Society One-Room Country School

    $3,000.00 Stanton Montgomery
    2013 East Union School East Union School - Morris Park Project

    $910.00 Stockport Van Buren
    2013 Eagle Point Nature Society Flannery School Restoration

    $1,747.00 Sabula Clinton
    2013 Cedar County Historical Society Red Bug School Restoration

    $1,385.00 Tipton Cedar
    2013 Ames Historical Society Hoggatt School Repairs

    $4,280.00 Ames Story

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