University of Iowa

Carver (Roy J.) Charitable Trust


Telephone Number 
(563) 263-4010
Fax Number 
(563) 263-1547
202 Iowa Ave.
Muscatine, IA 52761-3733
United States

Grant Information


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 human health through the support of biomedical and scientific research.

Sample Grants 

Spencer Public Library, building expansion,$30,560; Hand-In-Hand Programs, to establish a respite center for disabled children, $60,000; Iowa Area Education Agency 7, faculty development in secondary school-level reading improvement initiatives,$175,600; Iowa Public Television, support for the development of interdisciplinary educational programming for middle school students, $688,349; University of Northern Iowa, to support an undergraduate research program in water quality, $186,412; University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana Department of Chemistry, research into antibiotic synthesis and environmental detoxification using B12-dependent enzymes, $324,488; University of Iowa College of Medicine, to support a study of the molecular genetics of juvenile polyposis and gastrointestinal cancers, $247,267; University of Iowa College of Medicine, to establish an interdisciplinary program in medicine and chemistry for anti-cancer drug development, $726,072; Iowa Institute of Hydraulic Research (University of Iowa College of Engineering), to establish a riverside environmental research station, $1,200,000. See website for complete listing of awarded grants.

Application Information 

November 15 for decision in January; February 15 for decision in April; May 15 for decision in July; August 15 for decision in October.

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