The University of Iowa

American Legion of Iowa Foundation

Employer Identification Number (EIN) 


Contact Name 
John Derner
Telephone Number 
720 Lyon St.
Des Moines, IA 50309
United States

Grant Information

Application Deadline 

To provide financial assistance to promote youth programs, veterans rehabilitation, and community service in the state of Iowa. Provides scholarships and makes donations to charities. 

Sample Grants 

Outstanding Girls State Scholarship, $5,000; Boys State Governor Scholarship, $500; Girls State Governor Scholarship, $500; Boys National Senator Scholarship, $750; Scholarship Boy Scouts, $1250; Scholarship Girls National Senator, $250.

Application Information 

The selection criteria for grants and awards are determined during the foundation's annual meeting in May. The foundation sends letters to all applicants to let them know whether or not they were selected. Organizations are informed that the money is to be used according to the purpose in the application. Awardees typically follow up with information regarding the completed project.

Grant Sizes: 
$250, $5,000


Date of latest financial data 
May 2018
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