The University of Iowa

Community improvement

Traer Community Foundation

The organization's most significant activity is to receive and accept property exclusively for educational, cultural, charitable or benevolent purposes for the benefit of the residents of the Traer, Iowa metropolitan area in such a way that the quality of life in the area is enhanced.

Application Deadline 

Submission deadline: last Friday of April (annually)

A current application form is available at Traer Community Foundation Grant Application Guidelines.

Application should be mailed to: Traer Community Foundation, C/O Farmers Savings Bank & Trust, PO Box 435, Traer, IA 50675


Lee Foundation

The foundation supports organizations involved with arts and culture, education, animal welfare, and child abuse prevention.

Application Deadline 

HCR Manor Care Foundation

Assistance to approximately 350 indigent individuals or families who are experiencing distress due to terminal illness. Assistance to approzimately 240 individuals or families for the cost of funerals. Approximately 60 public awareness campaigns, seminars or meetings that deal with issues...

Application Deadline 

Applications should be addressed to: William White, 333 N. Summit Street, P.O. Box 10086, Toledo, OH 43699; Phone: 419-252-5578

Submission deadline: Either April 1 or October 1

Demco Charitable Foundation

Fields of interest include: Education, fund raising/fund distribution Elementary school/education Government/public administration Higher education Human services Performing arts Visual arts

Application Deadline 

Applications should be addressed to: James E. Koerselman, 4010 320th St, Boyden, IA 51234; Phone: 712-725-2311

Applications should include: Statement of purpose, use of gift, verification of tax exempt status

Submission deadline: None

Collins (Thomas Aquinas) Charitable Trust

Primarily provides grants for religious purposes.

Application Deadline 

Applications should be addressed to: Brigid Cota, The Thomas Aquinas Collins (T.A.C) Charitable Trust, 22 6th Ave. N.E., Waukon, IA 52172; Phone: 563-568-3401

Applicants should submit a brief resume of academic qualifications and an outline of the proposed use of the Grant, etc.

Applications may be submitted at any time.

Vermeer Charitable Foundation, Inc.

The foundation supports projects designed to bring honor and praise to God. Special emphasis is directed toward projects designed to promote the quality of life for Vermeer employees and communities; inspire Vermeer employees to use their skills and resources; and utilize Vermeer products and...

Application Deadline 

April and November

Williams (Don E. & Charlotte) Foundation

Scholarship awards to employees and children of employees of CamBar-DeWco. Some giving to organizations that improve the quality of life in the Illinois and Indiana Quad City areas.

Application Deadline