Official State of Iowa Website Here is how you know
Iowa College Aid

New LCAN Grants Available Until May 31

Iowa College Aid is accepting new grant applications to develop Local College Access Networks (LCANs) across Iowa until May 31.

LCANs help communities across the state to address workforce needs and increase educational attainment through the LCAN grant series. Iowa College Aid provides consultation and funding to select Iowa networks, using the Collective Impact framework to increase college attainment at the local and statewide level.

Year I applications will be accepted through from April 15 - May 31, 2023, for Fiscal Year 2024 (July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2024).  

These new grant applications are multi-year grants with a renewal process at the start of each new year.  

To learn more about what the Iowa LCAN Grant can offer your community, please contact Anne Thomas ( or Megan Sibbel ( to assist you with the grant application process. 

More information on LCANs can be found at