The University of Iowa

Historical Resource Development Program


Telephone Number 
State Historical Building, 3rd Floor West
600 E. Locust St.
Des Moines, IA 50319
United States

Grant Information

Application Deadline 

Apply for grant funding to help preserve, conserve, interpret, enhance, and educate the public about Iowa’s historical assets. The Historical Resource Development Program provides funding for documentary collections, historic preservation and museums. 

Who: Nonprofits, Governments, Tribes, Individuals, For-profits

What: Up to $50,000 with a required match.  Match ratios vary.

Grant application round opens in February 2024 for projects getting underway after July 1, 2024.

Sample Grants 

See the Grant Awards History section on the program website. 

Application Information 

Applicants can access the previous year's guidelines and scoring rubrics on the Historical Resource Development Program's website. 

Grant Sizes: 
$2,000, $50,000


Date of latest financial data 
Dec 2023
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