Iowa Farm & Business Grants/Relief Programs

As the coronavirus continues to affect our country, state and communities – Iowa continues to enact varying levels of relief for farmers and businesses that are facing uncertain times. If you’ve been impacted by this recent outbreak, there are a number of resources that can provide support.

The list below is not comprehensive, as the news changes by the hour. We’re doing our best to continually update our blog with the latest articles and resources. 

Beginning Farmer Debt Relief 

Livestock Producer Relief Fund

Renewable Fuel Retail Recovery Program

  • Gas/fueling stations with revenue loss/business interruption 
  • Funds must be used for specific projects, including construction, upgrade & retrofit of equipment associated with renewable fuel sales
  • Prioritizes chains of 10 locations or less
  • For stations that sell E15 or higher, B11 or higher & biodiesel terminal facilities
  • Apply by 9/14
  • More information & application here: https://iowaagriculture.gov/grants#Fuel 

Meat processing expansion & development program

Livestock Producers Direct Marketing Grants

Tuition Grants for HACCP training programs

Equipment Grants for Specialty Crop Producers & Food Hubs selling to Schools

Disposal Assistance Program (previously available – more funds added now)

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