The University of Iowa

Community improvement

Wells Fargo Foundation

The foundation supports organizations involved with education, job creation and job training, housing, human services, and economic development.

Application Deadline 

Serves all counties in Iowa. 

Click here for information on focus areas, FAQs, the grant process, and other details.

Application Deadline: Feb. 1, May 1, and Aug. 1 for Wells Fargo Housing Foundation

For details on the application process, deadlines, and other guidelines, please view the Community Giving page.

Lawlor Family Charitable Trust

Application Deadline 

Applications should be addressed to: DeWitt Bank Trust, PO Box 260, DeWitt, IA 52742; Phone: 563-659-3211

Applications are judged from interviews with the organization applying for a grant.

Submission deadline: Applications may be made at anytime

Kuyper (Peter H. and E. Lucille Gaass) Foundation

Charitable contributions include: the arts, education, Christian agencies, and health.

Application Deadline 

Applications should be addressed to: Stan Van WYK, 617 Franklin Place Suite 200, Pella, IA 50219; Phone: 641-621-3834

Applicats should complete the grant request form on the foundation's website

Submission deadline: None

Hall-Perrine Foundation, Inc., The

The foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life for people in Linn County, IA by responding to changing social, economic, and cultural needs. Primary areas of interest include the arts, higher education, social services, community funds, and health care. Support also for cultural...

Application Deadline 

Potential grantees should make a preliminary inquiry to determine the Foundation's interest in their request. See for details.

Applications should be addressed to: Echo Batson, Executive Director, 115 3rd Street SE 803, Cedar rapids, IA 52401; Phone: 319-362-9079

Submission deadline: Not applicable

Application should include a brief description of the organization including its legal name, history, activities, purpose and governing board, the purpose for which the grant is requested, the amount requested, and a list of other sources of financial support. A copy of the organization's most recent audited financial statements, a copy of the IRS determination letter indicating 501c3 tax-exempt status, a copy of the organization's form 990 income tax return.