The University of Iowa

Private Foundation

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)

Interstates Foundation

Application Deadline 

Interstates Foundation scholarship application form should be used.  Information should include: name, address, telephone number, and email address. Also required: 1.Letter from specified educational institution stating that you have been or will be admitted; 2. Letter of recommendation from an educator or superior who is familiar with your qualifications; 3. Essay about yourself, your goals, and why you should receive this scholarship.

Applications must be received by March 31. 

Hulton (Phyllis Perry) Educational Trust

Scholarship awards to graduates of Marshall County, Iowa, high schools.

Application Deadline 

Applicants should submit name, social security number, high school from which applicant graduated, and college or technical school applicant plans to attend. Include high school transcripts and financial  plans.

Applications are due by April 1 of the school year commencing in September. Applications become available in January. 

Application Address: James R. Bowman, 24 E. Main St., Marshalltown, IA 50158-4903

Telephone: (641) 753-9337

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

Tye (Martha-Ellen) Foundation

The mission of the Martha-Ellen Tye Foundation is to perpetuate the generosity and giving philosophy of Martha-Ellen Tye by providing support for and working with programs, projects, and organizations that are striving to make a better life for the people of Marshalltown, Iowa, and San Antonio,...

Application Deadline 

Email for information or apply online at Martha-Ellen Tye Foundation Grants.

Deb Borton, Program Manager: info@marthaellentyefoundation.org

Deadlines for receiving proposals are March 1, June 1, September 1, and December 1.

Morris (James B.) Scholarship Fund

The James B. Morris Scholarship Fund (MSF) is a scholarship for minority students who want to pursue college and graduate level educations. Since the program was established, over 1000 minority students have received scho1arshp assistance after high school to help them obtain higher learning....

Application Deadline 

Application address: James B. Morris Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 12145, Des Moines, IA 50312

Phone: (515) 864-0922

Submission deadline: Friday, April 16, 2021 at 4pm CST

For application instructions and to download an application form, visit our application page.

Moore Family Foundation, Inc.

The board has designated Central College, a 501(c)3 organization in Pella, Iowa, as its only donee. Central College makes application to the foundation for specific programs. Currently the focus is on faculty grants to improve a professor's specific programs.

Application Deadline 

Lisle Foundation

The foundation supports organizations involved with arts education, performing arts, higher education, cancer, and community development.

Application Deadline 

Applications should be addressed to: Mary Landhuis, 807 E Main St., PO Box 89, Clarinda, IA 51632

Applications should include a written request

Submission deadline: None