Iowa Great Places Program Overview
The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs and Iowa Great Places Citizens’ Advisory Board are now accepting applications from applicants seeking designation as a new Iowa Great Place and funding for eligible infrastructure projects beginning in FY 2014 (July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014).
The video above provides an overview of what makes an Iowa Great Place, the process for the FY 2014 grant cycle, and who should apply. All Great Places application materials are below:
FY2014 Iowa Great Places Application (for invited applicants only)
Iowa Great Places Request for Letters of Intent. This document outlines in detail the process for submitting a Letter of Intent for the FY 2014 grant cycle.
Iowa Great Places Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ). This document answers additional, specific questions that you may have about the program guidelines and application process.
The deadline to submit a Letter of Intent to apply during the FY2014 grand round was October 1, 2013. Communities and organizations interested in applying for future grant rounds should contact David Schmitz, Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, at (515) 242-6195 or David.Schmitz2@iowa.gov.
Iowa Great Places Webinar Recording
This archived webinar refers to the FY2014 application cycle, which is now closed to new applicants; however, the information presented is useful to any organization or community representative interested in learning more about the program or application process, in general. You may download the webinar slides here.