Browse through several City of Iowa City discount programs offered to income qualified individuals. 

For more information, call 319-356-5000. 

Farmers Market EBT/SNAP Dollar Match

About: The Iowa City Farmers Market accepts Electronic Benefit Transfer/Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (EBT/SNAP) cards. Anyone who uses these cards will have their dollars matched through the Double Up Food Bucks, Iowa’s statewide healthy food initiative program.

Learn more:

Contact: Parks and Recreation, 319-356-5210 

Green Iowa AmeriCorps Energy Audits

About: Green Iowa AmeriCorps is a non-profit organization which assists residents in creating an energy efficient household. Services include energy assessments and weatherization for Iowa City residents who own or rent a house, as well as community outreach and education events.  

Qualifications: An Iowa City resident which owns or rents a house.

Learn more:  Please visit to learn more and request an energy assessment.

Contact:, 319-339-5399 or, 319-887-6162.

Recreation Program Activity Discount

About: Income eligible Iowa City residents can apply for fee discounts on certain programs. Applications are available at the Recreation Division office, 220 S. Gilbert St. A form must be filled out for each registration. A swim scholarship program is also available. Forms for the swim program are available online. 

Learn more:

Contact: Parks and Recreation, 319-356-5100 

Senior Center Discount Program

About: Reduced rates are available for eligible seniors depending on their financial situation.

Learn more:

Contact: Senior Center, 319-356-5225

Transit Discount Fares

About: Eligible Iowa City residents can obtain a special pass to receive free or discounted bus rides.

Learn more:

Contact: Transit, 319-356-5151 

Utility Discount Program

About: Eligible Iowa City utility customers can receive a discount of 60 percent of the minimum water and sewer charges, 60 percent of the monthly storm water charge and 75 percent of the refuse and recycling charges each month.

Learn more:

Contact: Revenue, 319-356-5066 



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