Grant Funding & Assistance

CGA can help you identify funding sources to help you improve your community. Our staff is knowledgeable about many types of funding, and we’ve helped communities prepare for a wide variety of projects.

Once funding is secured, our team will aid you throughout the process, so all of the design, bidding, and contract requirements for your grant are met.  We take great pride in finding new and innovative sources of funding that will keep communities moving forward.

Planning Funding Design Bidding Construction Administration Completion

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program

  • Housing Rehabilitation
  • Downtown Revitalization
  • Community Facilities and Services
  • Water, Sanitary Sewer, and Storm
  • National Disaster Resilience (NDR) Competition

Federal Funding

  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
  • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  • United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

State Funding

  • Iowa Economic Development State Revolving Fund (SRF) – Planning & design loan
  • Iowa Economic Development State Revolving Fund (SRF) – Clean water
  • Iowa Economic Development State Revolving Fund (SRF) – Drinking water
  • Iowa DOT State Recreational Trails (SRT)
  • RISE (Revitalize Iowa’s Sound Economy)

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

  • EDA Grants
  • SRF Loans (SRF P&D Loan)
  • CDBG Grants (CDBG-NDR Grant)
  • USDA- Community Facility Loan and Grant
  • Iowa DOT Safety Funding
  • CDBG Funding List

Learn more about the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.

For decaying infrastructure

We’re prepared to assist you with the completion and submission of SRF P&D (State Revolving Fund Planning and Design) loan application to cover engineering fees prior to actual project funding. Once the project is a reality, we aid in completing and submitting an SRF (State Revolving Fund) loan to fund the project construction.

For decaying or abandoned buildings, we’re prepared to assist you with completing and submitting a Derelict Building Grant.

Parkersburg’s Story

We’re proud to have worked for the City of Parkersburg since 1957, and in 2018, we were able to help match them with much-needed $500,000 Community Development Block Grant from the Iowa Economic Development Authority to improve their water distribution system.

Learn more about Parkersburg’s story here: