University of Iowa

Guernsey (Max & Helen) Charitable Foundation


Telephone Number 
(319) 226-3434
PO Box 1172
Waterloo, IA 50704
United States

Grant Information


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 

$37,340 to Grout Museum of History and Science, Waterloo, IA. $25,000 to Cedar Valley Arboretum and Botanic Gardens, Waterloo, IA. $15,000 to Bremwood Lutheran Childrens Home, Waverly, IA. $7,500 to Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Waterloo, IA. $7,500 to Boys and Girls Club of Waterloo, Waterloo, IA, For Girls Club Project Learn. $7,500 to Habitat for Humanity, Greater Black Hawk, Waterloo, IA. $6,670 to Waterloo Police Department, Waterloo, IA, For the canine unit. $5,100 to Waterloo Community Playhouse, Waterloo, IA.

Application Information 

March 15 and August 15

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