The University of Iowa


Keep Iowa Beautiful

To empower Iowans to make Iowa the cleanest and most attractive state in the nation.

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Grant opportunities to enhance communities including Paint Iowa Beautiful, Derelict Buildings Grant, Build With Bags

Scholarships for Iowa high school students. Each year, three scholarships of $1000 are awarded to Iowa high school graduates who plan to enroll in an Iowa college or university. The scholarship deadline is January 31, 2024.  

For details, see the Grants & Scholarships page of the website. 


Viking Foundation of Lincoln

The Vision, Mission and Values of The Viking Foundation of Lincoln Vision: The Foundation envisions creative and flexible opportunities to improve and enrich the lives of people who are less fortunate with an emphasis on youth. The Foundation will accomplish this goal by periodically awarding...
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For grant details and information on how to apply, see the Contact Us section of the website. 

The application deadline is October 1 annually. Awards are announced in December. 

Principal Financial Group Foundation, Inc.

The foundation supports organizations involved with arts and culture, education, the environment, HIV/AIDS, housing, human services, community development, senior citizens, minorities, economically disadvantaged people, and other areas.

Application Deadline 

Grant programs, focus areas, grant amounts, and deadlines vary. See the Request a Grant page for details and additional contact information.

See also Grants Guidelines.

Deadline: March 15


Leighty Foundation, The

Our mission is to carry on the Leighty family legacy of service and stewardship by leveraging our time and talents, as well as our financial resources, primarily in the areas of earth protection, education, promotion of volunteer engagement and philanthropy.

Application Deadline 

To make initial contact, applicants are to submit a one-page letter to the Leighty Foundation including the following information: the mission of the applicant organization, the specific need(s) to be addressed, the intended outcome of the endeavor, and the size of the grant requested.

No submission deadline.

Submit application to: Nancy Waterman, Managing Director, PO Box 20993, Juneau, AK 99802.
Telephone: 907-586-1426

For further details and guidelines, see the Leighty Foundation website.

Rotary Foundation of Rotary International

The mission of The Rotary Foundation is to enable Rotary members to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education, and the alleviation of poverty. The Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation supported solely by voluntary...

Application Deadline 

For steps required to apply for a grant, visit the Grants page.

Various types of scholarships are available . Visit the Scholarships page for details.