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Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines, The

The foundation improves the quality of life for all by promoting charitable giving, connecting donors with causes they care about and providing leadership on important community issues. The organization initiates programs, coordinates resources, and supports organizations that enhance education...

Application Deadline 

The Community Foundation has two competitive grant programs made possible by contributions to the Better Together Fund. Information for grant seekers is at Grants for Nonprofit Organizations.

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 WellmarkFoundation@wellmark.com by the appropriate deadline. 

Event Category 

*How to Level up Your Grant Calendars, Grant Strategy and Grant Teams

In this session, we will address how to create a grant strategy and grant calendar using a variety of facilitation techniques and tools that also allow you to effectively engage your organization’s grant team in the process.

Presenter: Diane H. Leonard, GPC, RST. Diane is a Grant...

Date 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 8:30am
Location 
Sarah Becker
Central Iowa GPA Chapter President
Des Moines, IA 50314
Event Category 

*On Board: The Basics of Being an Effective Board Member (Virtual)

The $10 fee includes a PDF download workbook and hard copy mailed post-event.

The event is designed for newly elected board members, volunteers interested in board service, seasoned board members seeking to re-familiarize themselves with the role and responsibilities, executive directors...

Date 
Thursday, January 27, 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Location 
1915 Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50309
Event Category 

*Using Data to Deliver for Your Organization: An Interactive Workshop Series

Data points are everywhere in our daily lives and the same is true for nonprofit organizations. What is the data telling us? What do we still need to know? What are we counting? What are we missing? Why do we care about one data point over another? If you are curious about how to use data to...

Date 
Wednesday, January 12, 2022 - 11:30am
Location 
1915 Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50309
Event Category 

*Sharepoint and Office 365 for Nonprofit Organizations (Zoom)

Today’s nonprofit organizations, large or small, are successful because they are resourceful! Utilizing the tools and tricks of Office 365 can make your work even easier. Together, Office 365 and SharePoint can help your team stay organized, communicate, automate processes, and more.

In...

Date 
Thursday, December 2, 2021 - 11:30am
Location 
1915 Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50309
Event Category 

Community Circles and Converstions

Community Circle Conversations are monthly virtual gatherings to build trusting relationships and share knowledge and resources with the Central Iowa nonprofit sector. Each session features a presentation component and the opportunity to break out into small groups for dialogue.

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Date 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 8:30am
Location 
1915 Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50309
Event Category 

Donor Connect: Finding a Home in the Heartland (Zoom)

Join us for this free presentation to hear from local nonprofit organizations working to ensure refugees arriving to Iowa have the support they need to successfully acclimate. Catholic Charities of Des Moines, Lutheran Services of Iowa, US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, Refugee Alliance...

Date 
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 11:00am
Location 
1915 Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50309

Pella Rolscreen Foundation

The Pella Rolscreen Foundation seeks to contribute to the civic, cultural, educational, social and physical environment in which Pella Corporation team members reside through gifts to active, nonprofit, charitable organizations whose purpose coincides with this goal. Direct grants will be...

Application Deadline 

The Grant Guidelines web page has information for qualified nonprofit 501(c)(3) public non-profits and governmental entities in the communities where Pella Corporation maintains manufacturing plants. These entities are invited to submit grant requests. Proposals should address one or more of the priorities outlined in the Foundation’s Purpose. Requests are reviewed semi-annually with proposals due May 1 and November 1 of each year.  

Persons interested in scholarships should refer to the Sons & Daughters Scholarships page.

Karmen Gardner, Executive Director
Pella Rolscreen Foundation
c/o Pella Corporation
102 Main Street
Pella, IA 50219
Telephone: 641-621-6224