Funding Opportunities

Refer to the information below for the Medical Cannabidiol Dispensary Request for Proposal. All other current funding opportunities available from the IDPH are posted on the IowaGrants website at www.IowaGrants.gov.  The competitive selection documents will remain available at this link for the duration of the application period.

Intent to Release Substance Use and Problem Gambling Services Integrated Network RFP

Integrated Network RFP Overview PDF

Request for Proposal (RFP) 58819004 to License Medical Cannabidiol Dispensaries

The RFP seeking applications for Medical Cannabidiol Dispensaries will be posted here (link below) through the due date of March 8, 2018 by 4:00 PM (local Iowa time). Interested parties must submit an Intent to Apply letter (per location/application) no later than February 8, 2018 in order for their application to be considered. Refer to page 6 of the RFP at the link below for the requirements of the Intent to Apply letter.

Interested parties must carefully review the RFP document and follow the instructions contained therein; as well as obtain and include in their application all the required forms posted below. Note that this RFP does not provide funding from the Department to the successful licensee(s).

Request for Proposal Document, and any associated amendments:

Draft review and score tool for submitted applications (reference only):

Required Forms:

These forms may be downloaded as Word documents, plain text files, or PDF files. Click on the link, then go to "File" and select "Download as."  Choose the type of file you would like to download.

Associated Links:

  • Medical Cannabidiol Administrative Rules
  • Medical Cannabidiol Act (2017 Iowa Acts House File 524, found here)
  • Medical Cannabidiol Act Registration Card Program 641 IAC chapter 154 or here

Request for Information: If IDPH has any open Requests for Information (RFI), they will be contained in the section below.

Not applicable at this time.