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Just a few of the grants available in Iowa...

Community Foundation Grants in Iowa

The goal of the Harrison County Community Foundation is to improve the quality of life in Harrison County by supporting needs that are not being met in the areas of civic, cultural, health, education and social service.  Applications are accepted semi-annually.

Community Garden Grants (nationally available)
National Garden Club will begin accepting applications to the Ames Tools grant program on January 1.  The application deadline is March 1, 2023

American Express Grants (National)

American Express makes grants in three key areas: Backing Equal Futures, Backing Small, and Backing Low-Carbon Communities.   Introductions are accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis throughout the year.

Tourism Promotion Grants in Iowa

Mason City, Iowa is accepting applications for tourism marketing grants. The purpose of the Visit Mason City Tourism Marketing Grant is to assist in marketing projects for events, tournaments, conventions, activities, and facilities that drive tourism activity to Mason City and the North Iowa region.  Upcoming application deadlines are September 30, 2022 and January 27, 2023

Grants to Research a Cure for Tinnitus (National)

The American Tinnitus Association Research Grant Program financially supports scientific studies investigating tinnitus. Studies must be directly concerned with tinnitus and contribute to ATA's goal of finding a cure.  The application deadline is generally May 1, annually.

Grants for Pet Welfare Organizations (multiple states)
Nestle Purina makes grants to pet welfare organizations that promote pet welfare to support growth in the areas of capacity building, capital improvements and program and spay/neuter funding outside of an event.   Applications may be submitted at any time.


Education Program Grants Available (multiple states)

The Donaldson Foundation makes grants to positively impact the communities in which Donaldson Company employees live and work by supporting education. 

Application deadlines are March 1 and October 1.

Human Service Program Grants

The Viking Foundation of Lincoln is accepting grant applications from 501(c)(3) organizations in Lancaster County, Nebraska; Polk County, Iowa; and Denver County, Colorado. The grants will be for those who are challenged with education, poverty, housing, gender, mental and physical health, and other issues.  The application deadline is October 1, annually.

Pets in the Classroom Grant

Pets in the Classroom is an educational grants program supporting responsible pet care for school classrooms. Sponsored by the Pet Care Trust, the goal of the program is to establish healthy child-pet relationships at an early age by supporting responsible pet care in Pre-Kindergarten-9th Grade classrooms across the U.S. and Canada in both public and private schools.  Applications for the 2022 -23 school year will be accepted beginning August 1.

Grants for Nonprofit Organizations in Iowa

The Dallas County Foundation has an annual grant cycle. The foundation’s areas of emphasis include: arts and culture, youth development, education, health, human services, community improvement, recreation, historic preservation, and environment.  The deadline is February 1, annually.Iowa grants

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