Programs

Programs

IOWA INDIVIDUAL DISASTER ASSISTANCE GRANT PROGRAM

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/IDCM Rules.

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

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 www.iowacommunityaction.org to find your local agency.

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

Current Disaster Updates:

Gov. Kim Reynolds has issued a proclamation of disaster emergency for Clayton, Allamakee, Fayette and Winneshiek counties in response to severe weather July 11 (Clayton county) and July 19 (Clayton, Allamakee, Fayette and Winneshiek counties). 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 September 6, 2017, to submit a claim.

Gov. Kim Reynolds has issued a proclamation of disaster emergency for Bremer, Buchanan, Clinton and Johnson counties in response to severe storms, heavy rains and flash flooding on July 19-22, 2017 . 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 September 6, 2017, to submit a claim.

Gov. Kim Reynolds issued a proclamation of disaster emergency for Chickasaw, Dubuque, Floyd and Kossuth counties in response to severe storms, heavy rains and flash flooding on July 19-22, 2017 . 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 September 8, to submit a claim.

 

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

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