University of Iowa

Maytag (Fred) Family Foundation


Contact Name 
Kristen Van Liefde
Contact Title 
Foundation Administrator
Telephone Number 
(641) 791-0395
P.O. Box 366
Newton, IA 50208
United States

Grant Information


Giving for higher and other education, arts and culture, public affairs, social services, health, including cancer research, and aid for the handicapped.

Sample Grants 

Des Moines Symphony Foundation, $100,000 Iowa Methodist Health Foundation, Des Moines, $200,000 Nature Conservancy, Des Moines, $150,000 Property and Environment Research Center, Bozman, MT, $200,000 Willowbrook Adult Day Care Center, Newton, IA, $75,000

Application Information 

Please format all proposals according to the following:
1. Summary listing: Name of organization requesting the grant, contact person, brief description of the purpose for the request, mailing address, telephone number and amount requested in 4-6 sentences

2. Cover letter introducing a specific project, if your request is in regard to supporting a project

3. A budget of the project to be considered for funding

4. Organization's mission statement or description of purpose for organization

5. A list of the Board of Directors

6. Copy of the IRS 501(c)(3) determination letter

7. A copy of only the first page of the 990 report for the last two years

We must receive two copies of the above items for each request that is to be considered.

Proposed copies may be stapled or binder clipped. Proposals submitted with covers or folders will not be accepted. Please do not send videotapes, CDs or DVDs. The Fred Maytag Famly Foundation does not distribute an annual report, newsletter or other related materials.

  • No grants to individuals
  • Must be 501(c)(3) organization
  • Giving primarily in Des Moines and Newton

Kenneth P. Maytag, President

William C. Weinsheimer, Esq, Director

Frederick L. Maytag III, Vice President

Ellen Bergeron, Secretary

Grant Sizes: 
Total Grants 


Total Assets 
Date of latest financial data 
Jul 2009
Grant Classification: 

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