The University of Iowa

Community improvement

Carver (Roy J.) Charitable Trust

Grantmaking activities of the Carver Trust focus on the broad program areas of youth, education and medical and scientific research. The organization seeks to promote the welfare of Iowa's youth, especially those confronting obstacles in seeking an education, and to advance knowledge and improve...

Application Deadline 

Applications should be addressed to: Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust, 202 Iowa Avenue, Muscatine, IA 52761-3733

Telephone: 563-236-4010

Submit a written or electric letter of inquiry before submission of a formal request. Include the following information:

  1. A brief background of your organization
  2. Description of the project, what it is designed to achieve, and how it will be accomplished.
  3. A proposed budget for the total cost of the project and the amount you intend to request from the trust
  4. A statement describing why participation of the Carver Trust is vital to the success of the project
  5. Indicate history with the trust.

Submission deadline: None

Gilchrist Foundation

Giving primarily for the arts, environmental protection and conservation, animal/wildlife welfare, and children, youth, and social services.

Application Deadline 

Submission deadline: mid-July

Wood (Jim & Marie) Foundation

Giving limited for the betterment of the city of Logan, IA, including scholarships to residents.

Application Deadline 

Young Family Foundation of Waterloo, Iowa

Giving primarily for conservation and for the purchase, development, operation, and enhancement of the natural and recreational resources in northeast IA.

Application Deadline 

Application address: Young Family Foundation, c/o Richard C Young, P.O. Box 1077, Waterloo, IA 50704; Phone: 319-234-4411

Submission deadline: None

Boone County F.O.R.C.E.

Awards are generally awarded in Boone County, Iowa for purposes which nuture the mind, body and spirit of county residents.

Application Deadline 

Applications should be addressed to: Rich Wrage, PO Box 23, Boone, IA 50036; Phone: 515-432-3882

Submission deadlines: The board meets a limited number of times throughout the year and considers requests at those meetings


JC Penney Company Fund, Inc.

The fund supports organizations involved with arts and culture, education, health and welfare, cancer, disaster relief, youth development, human services, the retail industry, and civic betterment.

Application Deadline 

Proposals are accepted year-round. Please provide as much lead time as possible between the time of the request and the actual need for funding. The company's fiscal year runs from February 1 to January 31.

Address applications to: Misty Tippen, 6501 Legacy Drive, Plano, TX 75024
Telephone: 972-431-1001
No submission deadline.