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Thinking about adding E15 and/or E85 at your station? Smart! By providing drivers with a homegrown, cleaner-burning fuel choices you’re helping your local economy and your environment.

Even better, there's cost share programs available for Iowa's fuel retailers and Iowa Corn can help! Take a minute to look at these assistance and promotions programs available to you, and if you’d like more insight and assistance with the grant programs, please contact us:

If interested, please contact Iowa Corn Retailer Outreach Coordinator Brain Kinney at or 515-689-7965.

Renewable Fuels Infrastructure Program Information

The Iowa Renewable Fuels Infrastructure Program (RFIP), managed by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) is designed to assist Iowa fueling retailers in the conversion of their equipment to allow the expanded use of renewable fuels in Iowa. The program including E15 and E85, through cost-share grant incentives available exclusively to Iowa fuel retailers.

Reimbursements can be provided up to 50 percent of the costs for specific components of a project with a three-year commitment (to sell specified renewable fuels blends like E15 and E85). A five-year commitment to store and sell renewable fuels and install certain equipment can result in up to 70 percent reimbursement for specific equipment or installation costs. Heated biodiesel terminal equipment and/or infrastructure costs.

If interested, please contact Iowa Corn/IRFA Retailer Outreach Coordinator Brian Kinney at or 515.689.7965.

For more information, visit the IDALS website or download a PDF of the program application


USDA'S Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program (HBIIP)

The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program (HBIIP) is making $100 million dollars available to US fuel retailers wishing to upgrade their infrastructure to offer higher blends of renewable fuels, like E15 and E85. The deadline for applications is August 14, 2020, with funds anticipated to be awarded in September 2020.  

If interested, please contact Iowa Corn Retailer Outreach Coordinator Brian Kinney at or 515.689.7965. 

For more information on the USDA program, please click here.  

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