The University of Iowa

Private Foundation

Chesterman Family Foundation

The income earned on the Foundation's assets will be used as contributions to further serve educational, charitable, cultural and religious purposes; specifically given to qualifying public charities under section 501(c)(3).

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Cass (Myrtle) Trust

The trust's sole program is the distribution of net income: 30% to the trustees of Grinnell College for scholarships, 20% to the trustees of Grinnell Regional Medical Center, 50% to the world wide Church of God (now known as Grace Communion International).

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Carver (Roy J.) Charitable Trust

Grantmaking activities of the Carver Trust focus on the broad program areas of youth, education and medical and scientific research. The organization seeks to promote the welfare of Iowa's youth, especially those confronting obstacles in seeking an education, and to advance knowledge and improve...

Application Deadline 

Applications should be addressed to: Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust, 202 Iowa Avenue, Muscatine, IA 52761-3733

Telephone: 563-236-4010

Submit a written or electric letter of inquiry before submission of a formal request. Include the following information:

  1. A brief background of your organization
  2. Description of the project, what it is designed to achieve, and how it will be accomplished.
  3. A proposed budget for the total cost of the project and the amount you intend to request from the trust
  4. A statement describing why participation of the Carver Trust is vital to the success of the project
  5. Indicate history with the trust.

Submission deadline: None

Burchfield (Daisy L.) Trust

All income dedicated to educational loans for students of Panorama Community School District for post secondary educational expenses.

Application Deadline 

Applications should be addressed to: William E. Bump, Attorney at Law, Bump Law Firm, P.O Box 127, Panora, IA 50216

Applications should include completed application form and parent's tax forms for the past two years.

Submission deadline: May 31 of each year

Gilchrist Foundation

Giving primarily for the arts, environmental protection and conservation, animal/wildlife welfare, and children, youth, and social services.

Application Deadline 

Submission deadline: mid-July