The University of Iowa

Community Foundation

Greater Des Moines Community Foundation, 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: Leadership Grants and Capacity Building Grants.

Applications for these programs are available through our online web portal called Manage My Grants. Instructions are available at https://www.desmoinesfoundation.org/nonprofit-resources/grantmaking.

Arts Midwest

Arts Midwest presents and sponsors performances and exhibitions seen by more than half a million people annually throughout the Midwest and around the world. Arts Midwest maintains a commitment to artistic quality and to reaching underserved audiences and communities. Programs and initiatives...

Application Deadline 

Performing Arts Fund http://www.artsmidwest.org/programs/paf Does not offer direct support for artists; contact state arts agency directly for further information http://www.artsmidwest.org/partners/state-arts-agencies

Keokuk Area Community Foundation

To sustain the greater Keokuk area through charitable giving, leadership training, and community awareness.

Application Deadline 
Monday, September 7, 2020

Applications are welcome from organizations determined to be exempt under IRS Section 501(c)(3).

For further details and requirements, see Grants section of KACF website.

Waverly Community Foundation

Support for senior citizens of Bremer County, IA, and scholarships to Bremer County, IA, high school graduates.

Application Deadline 

Application address: P.O. Box 58, Waverly, IA 50677

Phone: 319-352-6000

Application deadline: January 1 and April 1 annually 

Additional information: The Waverly Community Foundation is a part of the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa