The University of Iowa


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*The State of Nonprofit Marketing & its Impact on Fundraising Success

Interested in how over 400 fundraisers and nonprofit marketing professionals are approaching the year? We asked leaders in the space about their learnings and insights, and now we were sharing their expertise with you! We’ll talk through what strategies and channels your peers are investing in...

Thursday, March 23, 2023 - 12:00pm
P.O. Box 1414
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-1414
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*How to Maximize Donor Acquisition in a Challenging Economy

Acquiring prospects and donors in an unstable economy can be challenging, with donors likely to prioritize their existing commitments over a new cause. We know that an omni-channel marketing strategy means your brand will be top of mind – but only if you have the right messages in the right...

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 - 12:00pm
PO Box 1414
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-1414

Mansfield (Wesley & Irene) Charitable Foundation

Giving primarily for higher education, including educational foundations.

Application Deadline 

General guidelines:

A) Grants are only made to nonprofit organizations or governmental entities.

B) The focus of the Mansfield Foundation is to support the communities of Belle Plaine and Tama, Iowa and Albion, Nebraska.

C) Applications need to be received by May 15 to be considered for acceptance.

D) If awarded, grants are generally disbursed in July of each year.

Information about the applicant entity:

  • Name, address, city, state zip; contact name; phone;  email
  • Is the applicant a governmental entity? Yes / no
  • Is the applicant a nonprofit organization? Yes / no.
  • If you are a nonprofit, attach a copy of your IRS determination letter or a copy of your most recent form 990. If you are a nonprofit, attach a list of your governing board.

Application address: Mark Harrington, 124 W 3rd St, Tama, IA 52339

Phone: (641) 484-3000

Submission deadline: May 15th (annually)

Wellmark Foundation

The Wellmark Foundation’s goal is to be a catalyst in bringing groups together to positively impact health within a community. MATCH grant funding focuses on sustainable initiatives — projects that continue after our grant funding ends — targeting access to and consumption of nutritious foods...

Application Deadline 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Application materials are to be submitted to by the appropriate deadline. 

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Best Doggone (and Catgone) Golf Tournament of 2021

Join Iowa Humane Alliance, Better Together Animal Rescue and the Shellsburg Lions Club for:

The Best Doggone (and Catgone) Golf Tournament of 2021!

Four person best shot at Wild Cat Golf Course, Shellsburg, IA

To sign up contact Ray Fairchild 319-436-2108 or the Wild Cat...

Sunday, June 27, 2021 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
100 Wildcat Trail
Shellsburg, IA 52332
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Give Back Iowa Challenge

Give Back Iowa is an eight-week challenge that runs from April 1 through May 31 each year to engage Iowans in employer-supported volunteering, both during and outside of the workday. There is no cost to register or participate; and, it doesn’t matter whether an employer has a formal volunteer...

Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 8:00am to Monday, May 31, 2021 - 5:00pm
1963 Bell Ave.
Suite 200
Des Moines, IA 50315

Delta Dental of Iowa Foundation

The corporation is organized to support and improve the oral health of Iowans. The foundation will provide funds to other 501(c)(3) organizations, governments, or academic institutions that are undertaking projects that support or improve the oral health of Iowans. The foundation will provide...

Application Deadline 

Funding opportunities include: 

  • Rethink Your Drink grants
  • Ignite and Innovation Grant Projects for spring and fall
  • Wellness Community Fund
  • Oral Health Fund
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Nonprofit Support

Further information on each of the above and detailed Guidelines are here.


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Board Orientation and Leadership Development (BOLD)

Applications are open for the third series of Board Orientation & Leadership Development (BOLD). Led by United Way of East Central Iowa’s (UWECI) Young Leaders Society, BOLD is geared toward emerging leaders interested in volunteering for a board or committee but who are unsure of the skills...

Tuesday, January 5, 2021 - 5:00pm
317 7th Ave. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
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Iowa Arts and Culture Recovery Program

This emergency recovery fund is for the purpose of providing economic relief to Iowa’s arts and culture industry. The funding will be administered by the Iowa Arts Council, on behalf of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, through the Iowa Arts & Culture Emergency Relief Fund.


Friday, December 11, 2020 - 11:45pm
600 East Locust
Des Moines, IA 50319