IMPACT Community Action Partnership

Accepting Applications for Assistance

Households in Jasper, Polk and Warren counties experiencing losses of personal property or having structural damage to their personal residence as a result of severe weather on March 5, 2022 may apply for assistance by calling IMPACT at 515-518-4770 or emailing IMPACT at disaster@impactcap.org.

The Iowa Individual Assistance Grant Program provides grants of up to $5,000 for households with incomes up to 200 percent of the federal poverty level. Grants are available for home or car repairs, replacement of clothing or food, and temporary housing expenses. Original receipts are required for those seeking reimbursement for actual expenses related to storm recovery. The grant application and instructions are available on the Iowa Department of Human Services website at https://dhs.iowa.gov/disaster-assistance-programs. Potential applicants have 45 days from the date of the proclamation to submit a claim.

About Community Action Agencies...

Community Action Agencies are nonprofit and public groups funded by the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG), a federal program that allocates funding to states to combat poverty across the United States. The resources provided to Community Action Agencies across the country by the Community Action Partnership allow our agencies to stay up-to-date on the latest and best practices to fight poverty and empower low-income individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency. We are committed to strengthening, promoting, representing, and serving our network of agencies to ensure that the issues of poverty are effectively presented and addressed.

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