The University of Iowa

MidAmerican Energy Foundation

Employer Identification Number (EIN) 


Telephone Number 
(515) 242-4201
P.O. Box 657 (DMR 27)
Des Moines, IA 50306-0657
United States

Grant Information

Application Deadline 

The foundation supports various charitable organizations as well as public and private colleges and universities. The foundation supports fairs and civic centers and organizations involved with arts and culture, higher education, cancer, and human services.

Sample Grants 

Alzheimers Association, $1500; Amerian Cancer Society, $1500; Food Bank of Iowa, $1415; Iowa State University Foundation, $1300; River Bend Food Bank, $1950; Des Moines Symphony Association, $300; Wounded Warrior Project , $750; Reiman Gardens, $55; Cherokee Fire Department, $10,000; On With Life Foundation, $500; Meals from the Heartland, $5,000.

Application Information 

Applications accepted year round.


Written requests should include amount requested, purpose of organization, and intended use of the requested funds. The board reserves the right to request additional information. Awards are at the discretion of the board of directors.


Steven Evans, VP Taxation/Director; William Fehrman, President/Director; Robert Berntsen, Director; Thomas Specketer, Director; Tim Grabinski, Treasurer; Paul Leighton, Secretary/Director

Grant Sizes: 
$25, $18,000,000
Total Grants 


Date of latest financial data 
Oct 2018
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