University of Iowa

The Iowa Grants Guide

How to Use the Iowa Grants Guide

The Iowa Grants Guide is a database of nearly 700 funders in Iowa or with an Iowa connection.


To enter information for the first time:

  • Click the button at left that says Submit a new grant. Fill in information requested under the tabs headed General Information, Grant Information, and Financial Information. When finished, click Save.

To update or correct existing information:

  • Click the Submit a new Grant button, then on the screen that follows, click the yellow Submit an update button. Enter the new information. When finished, click Save.

Information is reviewed by LAWINRC staff before posting.


Grant Seekers

If you are seeking funding:

  • Use the filters below to narrow your search.
  • Review the results paying particular attention to funders with a mission that aligns with that of your organization.
  • Note restrictions such as funders’ preferences for organizations within a certain geographic location, those focused on a particular mission, application deadlines, and other criteria.
  • Contact the funders using the contact information they have provided.

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Advanced Filter

Select any filter and click on Apply to see results

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