Special Grants

Special Grants Program Information

The “Special Grants Program” is open to all qualified Woodbury County, Iowa, non-profit organizations and governmental entities. Grants must be spent in Woodbury County to provide services or quality of life experiences for Woodbury County residents. Applications for grants must be for a minimum of $25,000 and a maximum of $250,000.

Applications can only be requested during the open grant application timeline.  Watch all county media and this website for information.  The announcement will be early July with opening date mid July.  Grants are usually awarded in October.


On October 23, 2013 MRHD presented five nonprofit organizations $50,000 each as a result of a application process that began in July.

Thank you to all nonprofits who applied for the 2013 Special Grant Awards this period.  Please keep checking our site for information on the next application period, and we encourage all Woodbury County Nonprofits to apply during all future open application periods. We look forward to supporting organizations in Woodbury County.

Click Here To View The Five Nonprofit Organizations Who Were Awarded The 2013 Special Grants