The Iowa Individual Disaster Assistance Grant Program (IIAGP) offers grants to families whose household’s annual income is at 200% or less of the federal poverty level.  Each qualifying household MAY receive up to $5,000.00. To view eligible items, see the IIAGP Rules.

The IIAGP is activated when the Governor issues a disaster proclamation turning on IIAGP for the affected counties

The grant application may be download by clicking on Iowa Disaster Assistance Application.  Applications can be turned in to a local Community Action Association, go to to find your local agency.

Click here to learn more about the impact of Community Action disaster programs in 2016.

Current Disaster Updates:

Gov. Terry E. Branstad has issued a proclamation of disaster emergency for Appanoose, Muscatine, Scott, and Wayne counties in response to the March 6, 2017, severe weather. The governor’s proclamation allows state resources to be utilized to respond to and recover from the effects of this severe weather. The proclamation also activates the Iowa Individual Assistance Program for qualifying residents of the four counties. Potential applicants have until April 24, 2017, to submit a claim.




To learn more about programs that you may qualify for, contact your local agency.

Find your agency here!