The Abilities Fund – IOWA

Address: The Abilities Fund, 307 North 13th Street, Suite 500
Centerville, IA 525454
Phone: (641) 856-2173 Fax: (641) 8563101 Email: Website:

The Abilities Fund is the first nationwide nonprofit community developer and financial institution focused exclusively on expanding entrepreneurial opportunities, including access to capital, for people with disabilities.  We do this by providing a unique combination of financial products, training, technical assistance services and advisory supports to individuals with disabilities.

The Abilities Fund has a number of programs and services available to entrepreneurs, many that are open to any individual in the US with a disability. Other programs and services are available based upon your location, gender, or other factors established by our funders. Please check each program for specific eligibility guidelines.

Business Loans for Iowans with Disabilities

The Abilities Fund has partnered with The Iowa Able Foundation to offer flexible loans to Iowans with disabilities for the purpose of starting or expanding a business. Loan requests of $500 to $10,000 are eligible for consideration. For more information and to obtain an application, please visit or contact us at toll free 1.888.222.8943 extension 225.

Loans for Assistive Technology

Loans for assistive technology are available to individuals with disabilities in 33 states through Alternative Financing Programs. For a referral to your local Alternative Financing Program, please contact us at or visit

Iowa Office

Patti Lind, Todd Weber
307 North 13th Street, Suite 500
Centerville, IA 52544-1823 
Toll Free: 888/222-8943 
Fax: 641/856-3101 

Nebraska Office

Christine Hess, Cory Roberts
P.O. Box 394
Plattsmouth, NE 68048
Toll Free: 877/518-0802 
Fax: 402/296-0265 

Washington, D.C. Office

Elizabeth Lind
Phone & Fax: 571/431-7761


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