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Iowa Funding & Opportunities

Multi-State Rural Development Research or Extension Project Grants
Seed grants aimed at enhancing the ability of land grant institutions to positively influence the quality of life in rural areas of the 12-state North Central Region. Health-related priorities include addressing rural poverty, physical and mental health challenges, and demographic change.
Geographic coverage: Available in 12 states
Application Deadline: Feb 5, 2018
Sponsor: North Central Regional Center for Rural Development
Hometown Safety Grant
Awards matching grants for one-time, safety-related purchases for communities served by Alliant Energy in Wisconsin and Iowa.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin and Iowa
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2018
Sponsor: Alliant Energy
Iowa Community Development Block Grant Program: Community Facilities and Services
Funds to assist communities with a variety of projects including childcare facilities, senior centers, vocational workshops, and other community services.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Apr 20, 2018
Sponsor: Iowa Economic Development Authority
Delta Dental of Iowa Grant Funding Programs
Offers funding to increase access to oral healthcare for children and elderly people in Iowa.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Delta Dental of Iowa
Sunderland Foundation Grants
Supports capital improvement and one-time special projects in the areas of higher education, churches, youth serving agencies, health facilities, community buildings, museums, civic projects, and energy efficient housing projects.
Geographic coverage: Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Arkansas, Iowa, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Utah, and Montana.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Sunderland Foundation
America's Farmers Grow Communities Project Inactive
Through the program, farmers enroll for a chance to direct $2,500 awards to local nonprofit organizations that are important to them and their communities.
Geographic coverage: Available in 41 states.
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2017
Sponsor: Monsanto Fund
Iowa J-1 Visa Waiver Program Inactive
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Iowa, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Oct 27, 2017
Sponsors: Iowa Department of Public Health, Iowa Primary Care Office
Iowa PRIMECARRE Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Educational loan repayment assistance for primary care health professionals in return for a 2 year service commitment in a Health Professional Shortage Area in Iowa.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Oct 11, 2017
Sponsor: Iowa Department of Public Health
Jerry Karbeling Award Inactive
Recognizes an individual who has demonstrated successful activism for improving rural health and a commitment to community service in Iowa.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Sep 26, 2017
Sponsor: Iowa Rural Health Association
Preventing Alcohol-Related Deaths through Social Detoxification Inactive
Grants to serve Native Americans in the Navajo and Great Plains areas to increase access to community-based prevention strategies to provide social detoxification, evaluation, and stabilization, fostering patient readiness for and entry into treatment for alcohol use disorders, and when appropriate, other substance use disorders.
Geographic coverage: Arizona, Iowa, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah
Application Deadline: Sep 16, 2017
Sponsors: Indian Health Service Division of Behavioral Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Iowa Clinical Innovations for Hypertension Control Inactive
Awards funding to clinical health systems in Iowa to implement innovative interventions or policy/systems changes related to hypertension control.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Sep 14, 2017
Sponsor: Iowa Department of Public Health
Alliant Energy Community Grants Program Inactive
Awards funding to communities in Iowa and Wisconsin for projects and programs working in the areas of civic development, culture, arts, education, environment, and human services. Past projects have included funding for equipment, school gardens, wellness programs, and job training programs for nurses.
Geographic coverage: Iowa and Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Sep 1, 2017
Sponsor: Alliant Energy
Iowa Agricultural Safety and Health Hall of Fame Award Inactive
Recognizes individuals or organizations in the public or private sector in Iowa who have made substantial, long-term contributions to the health and safety of Iowa’s agricultural community.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Sep 1, 2017
Sponsor: Iowa's Center for Agricultural Safety and Health
Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health Academic/Scholarly Research Grants Inactive
Support to create new agricultural safety and health knowledge and to assess and promote best safety and health practices.
Geographic coverage: Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Aug 14, 2017
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health Community Outreach/Education Grants Inactive
Funding for new agricultural health and safety research, prevention, intervention, community outreach, and translation projects that have high likelihood of leading to more comprehensive projects or activities.
Geographic coverage: Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
Application Deadline: Aug 14, 2017
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
Walmart Foundation State Giving Program Cycle 3 Inactive
Provides grants to organizations working in the areas of community engagement and hunger relief.
Geographic coverage: Available in 31 states
Application Deadline: Aug 11, 2017
Sponsor: Walmart Foundation
Iowa Dental Education Loan Repayment Program/FIND Project Inactive
Offers loan repayment assistance to dentists who agree to serve in a designated dental shortage area of Iowa.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Aug 1, 2017
Sponsor: Delta Dental of Iowa
Central States Center for Agricultural Health and Safety Pilot/Feasibility Program (CS-CASH) Inactive
Funds agricultural safety and health feasibility projects in the north central plains region that have the potential to lead to the development of new and creative research, prevention, intervention, outreach, education, evaluation, or translation findings and outcomes.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri
Letter of Intent (Required): Jul 28, 2017
Application Deadline: Aug 25, 2017
Sponsor: Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health
Matching Assets To Community Health (MATCH) Program Inactive
Funding for projects in Iowa and South Dakota that address healthy eating and active lifestyles.
Geographic coverage: Iowa and South Dakota
Application Deadline: Jun 16, 2017
Sponsor: Wellmark Foundation
Iowa Farm Bureau Rural Family Medicine Scholarship Inactive
Offers scholarships to 4th year medical students and 3rd year residents in Iowa who show a strong desire to practice in rural areas of Iowa upon completion of their degrees.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2017
Sponsor: Iowa Academy of Family Physicians
Iowa Medical Residency Training State Matching Grants Program Inactive
Funding to establish, expand, or support medical residency training programs. Priority will be given to applications that establish family practice or psychiatric residency programs.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: May 16, 2017
Sponsor: Iowa Department of Public Health
Iowa County Substance Abuse Programs Inactive
Funds to counties for substance abuse prevention services that are not currently being funded by any other state or federal funds.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Apr 21, 2017
Sponsor: Iowa Department of Public Health
Iowa Love Our Kids Injury Prevention Inactive
Funding to develop and implement injury prevention education initiatives for Iowa children.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Apr 12, 2017
Sponsor: Iowa Department of Public Health
Iowa Healthcare Coalition Preparedness Inactive
Provides funding to healthcare coalitions in Iowa to design and implement emergency preparedness and hospital preparedness programs.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Apr 4, 2017
Sponsor: Iowa Department of Public Health
Iowa Health Professional Recruitment Program (HPRP) Inactive
Offers loan repayment assistance for graduates of Des Moines University's osteopathic medicine, podiatric medicine, physical therapy, and physician assistant programs in exchange for agreeing to practice in a shortage area of Iowa.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2017
Sponsor: Des Moines University
Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation Health Care Careers Scholarship Fund Inactive
Scholarships for students in Iowa seeking careers in high-need healthcare fields.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Mar 30, 2017
Sponsor: Iowa Hospital Association
Iowa Agricultural Youth Grants Inactive
Funding designated for community grants targeted at prevention of farm-related injury in young people (less than 19 years of age).
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2017
Sponsor: Iowa's Center for Agricultural Safety and Health
CT Scanner Replacement Initiative Inactive
Offers funding from the Helmsley Charitable Trust's Rural Health Program to qualifying hospitals in Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming for the purchase of a new 32 slice or higher CT scanner.
Geographic coverage: Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming
Letter of Intent (Required): Dec 9, 2016
Application Deadline: Jan 27, 2017
Sponsor: Helmsley Charitable Trust
Iowa Care Coordination Training and Certification Reimbursement Inactive
Reimbursement for care coordination training and certification for non-physician providers working in eligible healthcare facilities.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Nov 8, 2016
Sponsor: Iowa Department of Public Health
Programs to Reduce Obesity in High Obesity Areas to Boost Prevention Inactive
Awards funds to land grant colleges and universities for projects that will work to improve physical activity and nutrition; reduce obesity; and prevent and control diabetes, heart disease, and stroke in areas where adult obesity rates are high.
Geographic coverage: Available in 17 states.
Application Deadline: Aug 2, 2016
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Iowa Community Coalition Grant Inactive
Grants to community coalitions to reduce underage use of alcohol and/or binge drinking.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: May 5, 2016
Sponsor: Iowa Department of Public Health
Iowa Emergency Medical Services (EMS) System Development Grants Inactive
Funding to promote, develop, implement, enhance, or sustain EMS system development at the regional or county level.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Apr 19, 2016
Sponsor: Iowa Department of Public Health
Iowa Nutrition Network School Grant Program Inactive
Grants to provide nutrition education and obesity prevention programs that serve elementary-aged children in schools with 60 percent or greater participation rates for free and reduced-priced meals.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Apr 27, 2015
Sponsor: Iowa Department of Public Health
Iowa Community Health Needs Assessment and Health Improvement Plan Unmet Needs Grant Inactive
Awards funding to local boards of health in Iowa to develop and implement sustainable approaches to addressing unmet community needs that were identified in the state community health needs assessment and health improvement plan.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Nov 17, 2014
Sponsor: Iowa Department of Public Health
Iowa Community Partnerships for Tobacco Use Prevention and Control Inactive
Funding to establish community partnerships in Iowa that will provide tobacco control initiatives and activities.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Oct 7, 2014
Sponsor: Iowa Department of Public Health
NIMH Outreach Partnership Program Inactive
Funding for becoming an NIMH Outreach Partner to conduct statewide, science-based mental health outreach and education efforts.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Washington, West Virginia, and Wyoming
Application Deadline: Sep 22, 2013
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Iowa Immunization Services Inactive
State and federal funds to establish enhanced immunization services for children, adolescents, adults, and under-immunized pockets of Iowa populations.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Dec 4, 2012
Sponsor: Iowa Department of Public Health

Last Updated: 10/26/2017