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.
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