Strengthening Communities Grant

    Strengthening Communities Grants provide support to organizations committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility for costs associated with the renovation and maintenance of facility infrastructure at facilities located in cities with a population of less than 28,000 as determined by the 2010 federal decennial census.

    • Who: Federally tax exempt 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations incorporated and physically located in an Iowa city with a population of less than 28,000 as determined by the 2010 federal decennial census and committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
    • What: $10,000 - $100,000 with a required 1:1/2 match
    • When: Application closed November 20, 2020 for facility improvement projects taking place January 1, 2021 – December 31, 2023

    How to Apply

    The Strengthening Communities Grant is not currently accepting applications. Past program grantees can review the program guidelines online.


    Manage Your Grant

    See the Grantee Handbook (FY21) to learn how to manage your grant, including contract compliance and publicity.

    Final Report
    As a grant recipient, you must complete the final report form at the end of the process and share the impact of the project on youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in Iowa.


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