University of Iowa

Edwin T. Meredith Foundation


Contact Name 
D Mell Meredith Frazier
Contact Title 
Telephone Number 
1716 Locust St.
Des Moines, IA 50309
United States

Grant Information


Grants largely for youth agencies, higher education, cultural programs, and a historic preservation area; some support for hospitals and health agencies, as well as for conservation.

Sample Grants 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa, $450,000; Blank Park Zoo, $100,000; Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, $10,000; Connection Cafe, $5,000; Science Center of Iowa, $75,000; Simpson College, $10,000.

Application Information 

Only makes contributions to preselected charitable organizations. Does not accept unsolicited requests for funds.

Grant Sizes: 


Date of latest financial data 
Dec 2017
Grant Classification: 
Areas of interest: 

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