The University of Iowa

State Farm Companies Foundation

Employer Identification Number (EIN) 


Contact Name 
Michael Tipsord
Contact Title 
Telephone Number 
(309) 735-0766
Fax Number 
(309) 766-2314
P.O. Box 2321
Bloomington, IL 61702
United States

Grant Information

Application Deadline 

The foundation supports organizations involved with K-12 and higher education and awards fellowships to doctoral students and college scholarships to African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, and high school students.

Sample Grants 

Each State Farm Companies Foundation Scholarship stipend is $5,000 per year for up to four years of college undergraduate study or until baccalaureate degree requirements are completed, whichever occurs first. The winner's annual stipend will not be affected by other scholarship aid or by an approved change in college.  See Scholarship Entry Form for details.

Application Information 

Application address: Ed Woods, State Farm Companies Foundation (One State Farm Plaza), Bloomington, IL 61710

Phone: (309) 994-0280

Submission deadlines: Foundation Scholarship Program (March 31 annually), Good Neighbor Scholarship Program (Program closes when 700 applications are received), Matching Gift Program (March 31 annually), Good Neighbor Grant Program (March 31 annually)


Foundation Scholarship Program: Parents and legal guardians must be a State Farm® employee, agent, or retiree. Participants must be U.S. citizens/permanent residents.

Good Neighbor Scholarship Program: Applicants must be high school seniors who are U.S.citizens with a cumulative GPA of 2.5- 3.2 on a 4.0 scale and demonstrate financial need.


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Date of latest financial data 
Jan 2018
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