Appanoose County Community Fund

This grant is limited to non-profit organizations located/operating within Appanoose County, Iowa. Please download and complete the following form, attach the required documents, and deliver 9 copies of the completed application and all attachments to the Centerville-Rathbun Lake Area Chamber of Commerce.

Funding priorities are:

  • People impacted by project and how
  • Permanency of the project
  • Projects that have matching dollars

Appanoose County Tourism Grant Application

The Purpose of Appanoose County Tourism Grant Fund is to encourage development and expansion of destinations and events that bring visitors into Appanoose County. Funding for the grants comes from portion of lodging tax funds collected in the City of Centerville and in the unincorporated areas of Appanoose County. The Committee will base division of funds proportionately to the amount collected from each entity (City and County). Commission may award less than but not more than the amount requested. Funds are awarded on a competitive basis to projects that meet the overall objectives of the Tourism Committee.