Please note: these Emergency Loans are zero-interest loans made to local individuals struggling with short-term financial crises. The average loan is in the $500-$1000 range. The process typically takes about seven days upon receipt of an application, including interview, reference check, committee approval and loan finalization.
How to apply: Click and read the detailed Application Instructions; print and complete the Loan Application and Budget Sheet. If you are able, email the completed application materials to email@example.com. Alternatively, mail them to:
PO Box 481
Grinnell, IA 50112
Mail is checked once a week.
For assistance, please call : 701-566-0734.
Please leave a message. Our Executive Director checks the messages on a scheduled basis and will return your call.
To apply for an emergency loan, you must first set up a meeting with a loan representative. At this meeting, the representative can answer questions, refer you to resources, and discuss your eligibility for a loan. Emergency loans are typically no larger than 800 dollars, and are only given to Grinnell Community members.