The University of Iowa

Guernsey (Max & Helen) Charitable Foundation

Employer Identification Number (EIN) 


Contact Name 
Casey Reints
Contact Title 
Executive Director
Telephone Number 
(319) 226-3434
PO Box 1172
Waterloo, IA 50704
United States

Grant Information

Application Deadline 

The foundation's mission is to work in partnership with others to improve the vitality of the community, addressing issues important now and in the future. The foundation focuses its support on a broad spectrum of needs including education that builds character, programs that enhance family life, key social issues, science, programs that aim for community betterment, health and life skills, sports, fitness, and activities that recognize the value of people.

Sample Grants 

St. Paul's Lutheran School, $15,000; Job Foundation, $10,000; Black Hawk County, $1,800.

Application Information 

Applications should be addressed to: Max & Helen Guernsey Charitable Foundation, PO Box 1172, Waterloo, IA 50704; Phone: 319-226-3434

Applications should be submitted in writing identifying the purpose and amount requested; accompanied by financial states and proof of 501(c)(3)

Submission deadline: None


All awards must be to charitable, scientific, literary, or educational organizations within the meaning of IRC section 501(c)(3) or exclusively for public purposes or as otherwise described in IRC section 170(c)(1)


Thomas R. Paulsen (Finance Committee Chair)

Gary Nelson (Trustee Chair)

Harold B. Strever (Admin. Committee Chair)

Grant Sizes: 
$625, $50,000


Date of latest financial data 
Mar 2019
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