Polk County Government Grants (Iowa)

Search for Polk County, IA government grants. A government grant search provides information on applying for government grants, government grant programs, government grant eligibility, grant application process, education grants, language study grants, nonprofit government grants, housing grants, economic development grants, violence against women grants, veterans grants, environmental grants, Social Security service grants, and school grants.


A Department of Education is a federal or state agency that provides leadership, develops policy, and awards funding for public schools in Polk County, Iowa. As part of this mission, Departments of Education distribute grants and federal funding, including education block grants, Title I grants, and IDEA grants. They also award School Improvement Grants, Teacher Incentive Funds, and Pell Grants, in addition to other student loans and grants. Students, teachers, and educators can learn more about Polk County government grants issued by the Department of Education on its website.

Des Moines Dekalb County Department of Education Des Moines IA 901 Walnut Street 50309 678-874-2902

Des Moines IA Department of Education Des Moines IA 400 East 14th Street 50319 515-281-5294

Des Moines Iowa Department of Education Des Moines IA 1112 East Grand Avenue 50319 515-281-5849


A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Polk County, Iowa. The U.S. Department of Commerce provides government grants to Polk County local Chambers of Commerce as well as grants through multiple bureaus. It also provides market development awards for non-profit industries, including trade associations. Local Chambers of Commerce may also help member businesses secure Small Business Administration grants, business development grants, and economic development funding. Chambers of Commerce provide information about government grant programs on their websites.

Altoona Chamber of Commerce Altoona IA 119 2nd Street Southeast 50009 515-967-3366

Ankeny Chamber of Commerce Ankeny IA 210 South Ankeny Boulevard 50023 515-964-0685

Forest City Iowa Chamber of Commerce Des Moines IA 145 East Court 50317 641-585-2092

Greater Des Moines Partnership Des Moines IA 700 Locust Street 50309 515-286-4950

Grimes Iowa Chamber of Commerce Grimes IA PO Box 528 50111 515-986-9877

Iowa State Chamber Des Moines IA 200 East Grand Avenue 50309 515-242-4700

Johnston Iowa Chamber of Commerce Johnston IA PO Box 61 50131 515-286-4995

Polk City Iowa Chamber of Commerce Polk IA 755 West Bridge Road 50226 515-984-6211

Urbandale Chamber of Commerce Urbandale IA 2830 100th Street 50322 515-331-6855

West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce West Des Moines IA 4200 Mills Civic Parkway 50265 515-225-6009

West Des Moines Iowa Chamber of Commerce West Des Moines IA 1701 48th Street 50266 515-225-6009


A Housing Authority provides low-income rental housing, rental assistance programs, and other housing assistance for eligible individuals and families in Polk County, Iowa. At the federal level, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) operates over 20 government grant programs, including affordable housing development grants, community and economic development grants, fair housing grants, and rental assistance grants. HUD also offers Polk County supportive housing and services grants. Housing Authority grants can help fund Polk County low-income housing, local housing assistance programs, and provide grants for housing assistance such as Section 8.

Des Moines Housing Authority Des Moines IA 3717 6th Avenue 50313 515-280-6726

Iowa State Housing Authority Grimes IA 1201 Southeast Gateway Drive 50111 515-986-1882


A Department of Justice operates at the federal or state level to enforce the law and ensure public safety in Polk County, Iowa. The U.S. Department of Justice offers several Polk County government grants, including federal assistance to scholars and experts, law enforcement grants, and violence against women grants, which protect victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. State Departments of Justice may also provide grants for Polk County law enforcement and legal assistant programs. Departments of Justice provide information on their government grant programs on their websites.

Des Moines Iowa Department of Justice West Des Moines IA 310 Maple Street 50265 515-281-5739


A Social Security Office is a local branch of the federal Social Security Administration in Polk County, Iowa. Social Security provides services for eligible people, including retirement benefits, and it also provides government grants. Social Security's research and demonstration grants fund innovative research that help manage and administer Polk County Social Security programs. Service grants support beneficiaries return to work and access rehabilitation services. Local Polk County offices can help with grant applications. Social Security Offices provide more information about their government grants on their websites.

Des Moines Social Security Office Des Moines IA 455 Southwest 5th Street 50309


A Department of Transportation is a state or federal agency that plans and develops transportation systems and infrastructure in Polk County, Iowa. The federal Department of Transportation offers several Polk County government grants, including grants for road, rail, transit, and port projects, as well as car and vanpool projects, bicycle and pedestrian facilities, and transit research and safety improvements. State Departments of Transportation provide grants for private operators, senior centers, non-profits, and transit systems. Polk County government grant information is available on the Department of Transportation website.

Des Moines Transportation Department Des Moines IA 1530 Northeast 53rd Avenue 50313 515-261-9501

Grimes Highway Maintenance Garage Grimes IA 2300 Southeast 17th Street 50111 515-986-5726

Iowa Department Of Transportation Altoona IA 405 1st Avenue North 50009 515-967-4246

Iowa Department Transportation Des Moines IA 100 East Euclid Avenue 50313 515-237-3202

Iowa Department of Transportation Grimes IA 2300 Southeast 17th Street 50111 515-986-5729

Iowa State Department Of Transportation Des Moines IA 1530 Northeast 53rd Avenue 50313 515-261-9500


A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Polk County, Iowa. The federal VA, as well as local Polk County branches, provide government grants for veterans in rural areas, homeless providers grants, community agency grants, and nurse retention grants. The Polk County VA also provides cemetery grants and supportive services grants for veterans and their families. VA grants both go to agencies, organizations, and individual veterans. The VA provides more information about government grants on its website.

Disabled American Veterans Des Moines IA 210 Walnut Street 50309 515-323-7539

Iowa Department Veterans Affairs Johnston IA 7105 Northwest 70th Avenue 50131 515-242-5331

Iowa State Veterans Affairs Department Des Moines IA 3100 McKinley Avenue 50321 515-252-4416

Paralyzed Veterans of America Des Moines IA 3703 Douglas Avenue 50310 515-277-4782

US Department Of Veteran Affairs-Des Moines Vet Center West Des Moines IA 1821 22nd Street 50266 515-284-4929

US Department of Veterans Affairs - Des Moines Regional Benefit Office Des Moines IA 210 Walnut Street 50309 800-827-1000

US Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Central Iowa Health Care System Des Moines IA 3600 30th Street 50310 515-699-5999

Us Veterans Employment Service Des Moines IA 1000 East Grand Avenue 50319 515-281-5106

Veterans Employment Service Des Moines IA 430 East Grand Avenue 50309 515-281-9061

Veterans of Foreign Wars Des Moines IA 210 Walnut Street 50309 515-323-7546

Veterans of Foreign Wars Des Moines IA 1309 Northeast 66th Avenue 50313 515-289-9914

Veterans of Foreign Wars Des Moines IA 4029 Urbandale Avenue 50310 515-255-9804

Veterans of Foreign Wars Department of Iowa Des Moines IA 3601 Beaver Avenue 50310 515-255-2139

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 738 Des Moines IA 2801 Dean Avenue 50317 515-263-7171


The Department of Defense is a federal agency responsible for national security in Polk County, Iowa. It also manages the U.S. Armed Forces, including the Army, Navy, and Air Force. The Department of Defense also offers educational grants through the National Security Education Program, which awards scholarships in Polk County to study languages and regions critical to national security. The program also funds Polk County ROTC students with grants, as well as teachers, in critical language areas. The National Security Education Program and the Department of Defense websites provide more information on Polk County government grants.

US Department of Defense - Johnston County Military Base Johnston IA 7700 Northwest Beaver Drive 50131 515-224-0125

US Department of Defense - Military Entrance Processing Station Johnston IA 7105 Northwest 70th Avenue 50131 515-225-1685