Southwest Iowa Planning Council
Southwest Iowa Planning Council

Prepare for CDBG Applications

If your community is thinking of submitting a Community Development Block Grant Application please contact the SWIPCO office to begin the process now. A number of things will need to be completed before applications may be submitted.  You can contact us at 1-866-279-4720.

Potential Funding Sources

Grant Funding Uses Eligible Applicants Estimated Deadlines
Iowa West Foundation Education, human & social needs, community development, & economic development Local governments and non-profits 3x per year
Community Attraction & Tourism (CAT) Tourism and recreation infrastructure projects Local governments and non-profits Ongoing
River Enhancement Community Attraction and Tourism (RECAT) Recreation projects around rivers and lakes within cities Local governments and non-profits July
State Revolving Loan Fund Water & Sewer Projects Local governments Quarterly
Regional Transportation Enhancement  Enhancement of a mode of transportation, trails, downtown streetscapes, etc. Local governments & Non-profits  February
RISE Local Development Construction of improvement of public roadways related to job creation. Local governments Ongoing
Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Construction or modification of structures in natural disaster areas. Local county governments  
Federal Recreational Trails Development and maintenance of motorized & non-motorized recreational trails and trail related projects. Cities, counties, & non-profit groups partnering with local governments July
Transportation Alternatives Program Infrastructure projects, education, enhance various transportation modes. Local governments February
CDBG Water/Sewer Water and sewer infrastructure Cities & Counties Quarterly
CDBG Community Facilities & Service Community Facilities such as child care centers. Cities & Counties  
CDBG DTR Facade Improvements Cities & Counties  
CDBG Housing Housing rehab for LMI homeowners Cities & Counties  
Community Catalyst Redevelopment, rehabilitation or deconstruction of buildings to stimulate economic growth or reinvestment in the community. Cities & Counties  
USDA Water & Environmental Programs Water & Sewer Cities & Counties



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Southwest Iowa Planning Council, 1501 SW 7th St., Atlantic, Iowa, 50022

712-243-4196 or 1-866-279-4720; Fax 712-243-3458;