The University of Iowa

Arts & culture

Whirlpool Foundation

Among other programs, the foundation maintains a scholarship program to provide financial assistance to certain children of the employees of Whirlpool Corporation.

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Peterson (Adolph H. & Rosetta J.) Charity Foundation

Giving to charitable or public organizations providing assistance to the disadvantaged in Boone County, Iowa.

Application Deadline 

Applications should be addressed to: Charla Kudej, 616 S. Kennedy, Madrid, IA 50156-1736
Telephone: (515) 240-2309

Send a written request for assistance addressed to the foundation's board of directors. Must be received prior to the annual or special meeting.

Persinger Family Foundation

Giving primarily to organizations that are within a 25 mile radius of Sioux City, Iowa.

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Maser Family Foundation

Application Deadline 

Submit applications in writing with a brief explanation of the intended use of requested contribution. Sent applications to: E. W. Maser. 600 1st Ave SE, Le Mars, IA 51037

Telephone: 712-546-6217

Donna Reed Foundation for the Performing Arts, The

The Donna Reed Foundation for the Performing Arts is a nonprofit that memorializes Denison native Donna Reed's accomplishments and perpetuates her deep commitment to youth, education, and the performing arts. The foundation recognizes, encourages, and supports talented individuals who want to...

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Since 1987, The Donna Reed Foundation for the Performing Arts has recognized merit and the pursuit of excellence with awards in honor of Iowa actress, Donna Reed. Backed by the generosity of her home community, membership, and past awardees nationwide, award recipients have followed Donna's footsteps in demonstrating their own talent, perseverance, and passion for the performing arts.

For information on the Iowa Merit Awards for Dramatic Performance and how to apply, see