The University of Iowa

Mid-Iowa Health Foundation

Employer Identification Number (EIN) 


Telephone Number 
(515) 277-6411
3900 Ingersoll Ave.
Suite 104
Des Moines, IA 50312-3535
United States

Grant Information

Application Deadline 

The foundation will be a catalyst for and sustainer of preventive health services for vulnerable populations in Des Moines, IA, and the surrounding communities. With this traditional application process, the foundation learns from nonprofit organizations about the important work needed to improve health and health care in greater Des Moines, IA. Twice annually, the foundation staff and Grant Review Committee review applications and make recommendations for board consideration and funding decisions. The foundation is interested in projects/programs that affect specific health results in a target population, and measure if the target population is better off. See foundation Web site for further information.

Sample Grants 

The Access Project, $11,500; AID Greater Des Moines Inc, $10,000; Boys and Girls Club of Iowa, $10,000; Broadlawns Medical Center Foundation, $10,000; Primary Healthcare Inc., $100,000; Catholic Charities, $32,000; Children and Families of Iowa, $20,000; Des Moines Health Center, $30,000; Employee and Family Resources, $45,000; Free Clinics of Iowa, $30,000; Healthcare Coverage for Kids Coalition, $34,626; Iowa Legal Aid, $10,000; Lutheran Services in Iowa, $20,000; Planned Parenthood of Greater Iowa, $20,000; Shalom Zone Ministries, $14,000; Youth Emergency Services and Shelter of Iowa, $25,000.

Application Information 

April 1 and October 1


No for-profit, individuals, scholarships, conference registration fees, programs supporting religious activities, general operations or special camps, capital campaigns, endowment campaigns, debt reduction, or fundraising events.


Kelly Grossman, Director; Cheryl Harding, Director; Hayley Harvey, Director; Joseph Jones, Director; Libby Jacobs, Vice-Chair; Matthew McGarvey, Director; Nolden Gentry, Director; Rob Hayes, Director; Suzanne Mineck, President; Teree Caldwell-Johnson, Chair; Chris Cook, Secretary/Treasurer

Grant Sizes: 
$500, $77,500
Total Grants 


Date of latest financial data 
Jan 2018
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