University of Iowa

Cowles (Gardner and Florence Call) Foundation, Inc.


Telephone Number 
(515) 284-8117
c/o Charles C. Edwards, Jr.
1915 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309-3311
United States

Grant Information


Previously, grants in the range of $10,000- $390,000 have been given for building funds, capital compaign, building expansion, visiting artists, elevator fund, library expansion, operating funds, apprentice artist fund, middle school outreach, program expansion, building preservation, minority scholarships, library supplies, facility improvements, park improvement, reading room, educational outreach, and fine arts capital campaign.

Sample Grants 

Des Moines Art Center, $600,000 Drake University, $25,000 Planned Parenthood Des Moines, $800,000 Civic Center of Greater Des Moines, $70,000

Grant Sizes: 

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