EMBRACE Iowa – Water Assistance
Please check back in mid-January for more information.
What is the Program?
The Des Moines Register and Iowa Community Action Association have partnered to give one-time grants for things that fall outside of standard assistance programs here in Iowa. For many Iowans these funds will assist removing a barrier preventing them from improving their life. Eligible households can receive up to $750 towards emergency water assistance only in IMPACT’s 5-county area (Boone, Jasper, Marion, Polk or Warren counties).
Am I eligible?
To be eligible for the EMBRACE program you must be a resident in one of our service counties with a household income at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level. Funding availability varies.
How can I apply?
To set up an appointment to apply, households may call IMPACT’s phone line, 515-518-4770. Applications will be accepted through Sept. 28, 2023.
You will need identification for all household members
Proof of the last 30 days of income or previous year’s income
Invoice or estimated of cost of items