The University of Iowa

Government Entity

Iowa Arts Council

Iowa Arts & Culture Resilience Grants provide flexible support to Iowa’s arts, humanities and cultural nonprofit organizations to undertake activities that expand organizational capacity, increase financial stability, promote equity and inclusion, and enhance programmatic offerings.

Application Deadline 
Monday, May 3, 2021

Iowa Economic Development Authority and Volunteer Iowa

The program will provide short-term relief to nonprofit organizations that have seen reduced revenue and/or increased costs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible nonprofits may be awarded a grant of up to $25,000, based on income, expenses, outstanding obligations and other state and...

Application Deadline 
Friday, August 14, 2020

Online application procedure, details, restrictions, and other information is on the Iowa Nonprofit Recovery Fund website


Iowa Small Business Relief Fund

Offers information on federal CARES Act, IEDA Small Business Relief Grants, Iowa Business Tax Deferral, Targeted Small Business Sole Operator Fund, and other resources.

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Iowa Economic Development

To help public health professionals determine if a federally funded Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) administered by the Iowa Economic Development Authority can be of assistance.

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Follow link provided for details on submitting letters of application. 

U.S. Small Business Administration Coronavirus Relief Options

In addition to traditional SBA funding programs, offers a number of new, temporary programs to address the COVID-19 outbreak including the Paycheck Protection Program, EIDL Loan Advance, SBA Express Bridge Loans, and SBA Debt Relief.

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