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 -315570-Vacant State Building Demolition Fund
  Vacant State Building Fund
  Application Deadline: 11/27/2019 11:59 PM
Award Amount Range: Not Applicable
Project Start Date: 12/01/2019
Project End Date: 10/01/2022
Award Announcement Date:
Eligible Applicant: Cities or counties in the State of Iowa with vacant state-owned building in the city or county.
Program Officer: Leslie Leager
Phone: 515-725-3071 x
Categorical Area: Community Development, Economic Development, Historic Preservation, Rural Issues

Vacant State Building Demolition fund:  A grant program to fund the demolition of vacant buildings owned by the state that are no longer used for state purpose.  $1 million dollars is allocated each year for three years.  For a total of $3 million dollars.  There will be an application round each year.

Program Parameters:

  • Must have a state-owned vacant/no longer used for a state purpose building in your community or county
  • Applications will be reviewed on a competitive basis
  • County/City can apply for both grant and loan for the same project
  • County/City is the applicant.  IEDA contract will be with the County/City.
  • For a large campus, application can request funds for one part of a larger project as long as the ownership of the entire campus leaves state control
  • A contract if awarded will be between the State and The City/County
  • If awarded, a development agreement between the City and the Developer will be required to be finalized before the first draw of funds.
  • A resolution from the City council in support of the project will be required with the application for assistance.


  • September 23, 2019 applications open
  • November 27, 2019 applications are due
  • December 15, 2019 awards will be announced
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