ICAA addresses the needs of the low income and disadvantaged citizens of Iowa and provides services that enhance the capacity of the community action network and encourage the professional development of its members.

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Northeast Iowa Community Action Corp Operation: New View Community Action Agency Operation Threshold North Iowa Community Action Organization Upper Des Moines Opportunity, Inc. Mid-Sioux Opportunity Community Action Agency of Siouxland West Central Community Action New Opportunities, Inc. MATURA Action Corporation South Central Iowa Community Action Program Des Moines Community Action Agency Red Rock Area Community Action Program Mid-Iowa Community Action Hawkeye Area Community Action Program Community Action of Eastern Iowa Community Action of Southeast Iowa Southern Iowa Economic Development Association

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Last year 1,905 Iowa families reduced their heating costs through weatherization programs, and 14,363 families received financial support for emergency energy assistance (Read More).

Disaster Guidelines
Poverty Guidelines

Welcome to Iowa Community Action Association (ICAA)

Iowa’s Community Action Agencies are locally-based private, non-profit organizations that network with a wide-array of local organizations to enhance the opportunities for low-income Iowans (children and families) to meet basic needs and develop their own capacity to do so. 

Mission:  To be a forceful advocate in support of policies and services that address the needs of individuals and families striving for economic security.

Vision:  Iowa Community Action is the premier force ensuring those with less achieve more.


Iowa Disaster Declaration & Individual Grant Funds

Thank You to the following sponsors of ICAA’s Committed to Excellence Conference

Gold Sponsor

Bronze Sponsors

Program Sponsors



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Recent Reports and Additional Resources


Learn About the War on Poverty

How Ending Poverty WIll Save America Money

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Heartland RPIC

Regional Performance and Innovation Consortium

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Evidence-Based, Evidence-Informed Resources

ICAA is part of the Region VII Regional Performance and Innovation Consortium (RPIC)

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Public Allies Iowa AmeriCorps

Everyone Leads

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Iowa Community Action Association Official Facebook Page:  Facebook.com/IowaCAA