The University of Iowa

Community improvement

Air Products Foundation

Through financial contributions, in-kind donations and volunteerism, the Air Products Foundation supports initiatives focused on enhancing opportunities in, Education, Health and Human Services, Community and Economic Development, Arts and Culture and Environment, Safety and Sustainability.

Application Deadline 

Applications should be submitted to: JK Group PO Box 7174 Princeton, NJ 08543

Phone: 609-799-7830

DeWitt Area Community Foundation

Also known as LincolnWay Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque.

LincolnWay Community Foundation assists in charitable projects and programs that contribute to the quality of life in rural Clinton County, Iowa. The Foundation provides grants,...

Application Deadline 

Applications available February 1; applications due March 1; awards announced month of April.

See for additional information.

Allstate Foundation

Three grant making priorities: safe and vital communities (teen safe driving, catastrophe response, neighborhood revitalization; economic empowerment (domestic violence, financial and economic literacy); tolerance, inclusion and diversity (teaching tolerance to youth, alleviating discrimination...

Application Deadline 

Applications should be addressed to: Susan Duchak, 2775 Sanders RD, Northbrook, IL 60062; Phone: 847-402-7561

Applications should include letter of proposal.

Submission deadlines: Proposal review as received.

Archer Daniels Midland Foundation

The foundation supports hospitals and organizations involved with arts and culture, higher education, youth development, community development, and public policy.

Application Deadline 

Applications should be submitted to: D. Cameron Findlay P.O. Box 1472, Decatur, IL 62526; Phone: 217-424-5200

Applications should include: Charitable purpose of the request.

No submission deadline.

Aegon Transamerica Foundation

Grant dollars go to nonprofit organizations in the following categories: arts and culture; civic and community; education and financial literacy; health and wellness; human services; United Way. In addition to these areas, a special fund for disaster relief, such as the 2008 Cedar Rapids flood,...

Application Deadline 

Application deadline is November 1 of each year. Applications received after November 1 are considered for the next year. 

See the Apply for a Grant page on the foundation website. 

Request for Grant

Lowrey (George Paul & Grace E.) Charitable Foundation

Provides funds to organizations which provide recreational services and facilities that benefit the youth of Boone County IA.

Application Deadline 

Applications should be addressed to: Lowrey Charitable Foundation, Mayor of City of Boone, P.O. Box 550, Boone, IA 50036; Phone: 515-432-4211

Submission deadline: None

MidAmerican Energy Foundation

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.

Application Deadline 

Applications accepted year round.