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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.  

 

FNNB Foundation

Giving to charitable, religious, literary, educational or other worthy institutions or organizations within Iowa.

Application Deadline 

Applications should be addressed to: Gary S. Kahn, 100 N Second Avenue West, Newton, IA 50208; Phone: 641-792-3010.

Applications should be submitted in letter form with a explanation of the intended use of requested funds. No telephone solicitations.

Submission deadline: None

Iowa Women's Foundation

The Iowa Women's Foundation is committed to improving the lives of Iowa's women and girls. We use research to uncover the biggest barriers to women's success as well as their greatest needs, and we invest our passion and resources accordingly.

Application Deadline 

Six areas (child care, education/training, employment, housing, mentors, transportation) have been identified as the most critical barriers for Iowa women and girls. Grant applications must address one primary barrier. Applications may be submitted beginning February 1 and are due the last working day of April.

See the Core Grants page for details.

Micro grants are also available. These are small, one-time-only cash awards given to nonprofits and other community organizations, including organizations that may not be eligible for traditional grant funding, for immediate emergency needs. Micro grants will be awarded at a minimum of $300 and a maximum of $1,000. Applications may be submitted at any time during the calendar year, and applicants may submit multiple applications, however, organizations may not receive more than one micro grant per calendar year. 

UNFI Foundation

Inspiring better food systems and nurturing everyday health in communities.

Application Deadline 

Application address: Melody Meyersalisha Real, 313 Iron Horse Way, Providence, RI 02908

Phone: (401) 528-8634

No deadlines; Applications are accepted as long as funds are available 

BNSF Railway Foundation

The foundation supports the communities it serves and in which its employees live, work, and volunteer.

Program areas include grants for civic, cultural, health and human services, and youth organizations, and federally recognized tribal government. BNSF also has a number of scholarship...

Application Deadline 

BNSF employs an open application system. Application may be made at any time. For further information see the Programs website at http://www.bnsffoundation.org/programs/ and How to Apply at http://www.bnsffoundation.org/how-to-apply/

American Legion of Iowa Foundation

To provide financial assistance to promote youth programs, veterans rehabilitation, and community service in the state of Iowa. Provides scholarships and makes donations to charities.

Application Deadline 

The selection criteria for grants and awards are determined during the foundation's annual meeting in May. The foundation sends letters to all applicants to let them know whether or not they were selected. Organizations are informed that the money is to be used according to the purpose in the application. Awardees typically follow up with information regarding the completed project.