The University of Iowa

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History Mystery: Live From the Museum Vault (Zoom)

Register to join museum staff on Zoom for a virtual version of the History Mystery program. The new virtual format brings the museum and its thousands of objects that capture Iowa's illustrious history directly into every home. Participants will examine artifacts and historic images to determine...

Date 
Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 10:00am
Location 
600 East Locust
Des Moines, IA 50319
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(Virtual) Iowa Stories: Plagued by Fire: The Dreams and Furies of Frank Lloyd Wright

Tune in online to hear celebrated author Paul Hendrickson discuss his latest biography, entitled "Plagued by Fire: The Dreams and Furies of Frank Lloyd Wright." A creative-writing teacher at the University of Pennsylvania for more than 20 years and a features writer for the Washington Post for...

Date 
Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 12:00pm
Location 
600 East Locust
Des Moines, IA 50319

Iowa: History 101: Winter Holidays (Online)

To celebrate the holidays that take place during the cold Iowa winters, State Curator Leo Landis will explore the history of Thanksgiving, Chanukah, Christmas and Kwanzaa in Iowa.

Date 
Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 12:00pm
Location 
600 East Locust
Des Moines, IA 50319

Principal Financial Group Foundation, Inc.

The foundation supports organizations involved with arts and culture, education, the environment, HIV/AIDS, housing, human services, community development, senior citizens, minorities, economically disadvantaged people, and other areas.

Application Deadline 

Grant programs, focus areas, grant amounts, and deadlines vary. See the Request a Grant page for details and additional contact information.

See also Grants Guidelines.

 

Event Category 

History Mystery: Live From the Museum Vault (Zoom)

Register to join museum staff on Zoom for a virtual version of the popular "History Mystery" program. The new digital format brings the museum and our thousands of pieces of Iowa history to your own living room. This digital program allows participants to examine artifacts and historic images to...

Date 
Saturday, November 7, 2020 - 10:00am
Location 
600 East Locust
Des Moines, IA 50319
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Meskwaki Food Sovereignty Initiative

Tune in online to learn about the history and evolving traditions of Meskwaki food culture. Shelley Buffalo from the Meskwaki Food Sovereignty Initiative will discuss the group’s work to promote local and indigenous foods and medicines to promote the health and wellbeing of the Meskwaki...

Date 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 12:00pm
Location 
600 East Locust
Des Moines, IA 50319
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Iowa History 101: Glendale Cemetery

Historian Kate Levasseur presents this free webinar about the history of the Iowa capital's grand old Glendale Cemetery. She will share a few stories about its famous and not-so-famous inhabitants, from World War I soldiers to political leaders to others whose names rarely show up in the history...

Date 
Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 12:00pm
Location 
600 East Locust
Des Moines, IA 50319
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Philanthropy Day Celebration

The celebration this year will be offered virtually. Registrants will receive a link the morning of the event. The 2020 awardees are:

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser– Joyce Chapman, Des Moines, IA Outstanding Corporate Philanthropy - Large Business – Wells Fargo, Des Moines, IA Outstanding...
Date 
Friday, November 13, 2020 - 11:45am to 1:00pm
Location 
Des Moines
Des Moines, IA 50309
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Media Masters Webinar Series: Developing Docs & Digitals

This series of workshops is held on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon and focuses on the pre-production stage of film and media projects. Class size iss limited to 20 people in order to maximize interaction with each presenter.

In this session, presenter Kevin Christoffersen recaps his...

Date 
Saturday, October 17, 2020 - 10:00am
Location 
600 East Locust
Des Moines, IA 50319