The University of Iowa

Community Improvement

Gartner Family Foundation

To provide funding primarily to the arts, higher education, Protestant agencies and churches, youth development and youth services.

Application Deadline 

Applications should be addressed to: Gartner Family Foundation, 100 Market Street, Des Moines, IA 50309; Phone: 515-279-6155

Applications should contain all necessary information concerning the purpose the grant, loan, etc., including where the applicant can be contacted

Submission deadline: N/A

Krause (Kenneth R.) Charitable Foundation

Giving primarily for higher education and health.

Application Deadline 

Applications should be addressed to: Brett H. Krause, trustee, P.O. Box 41355, Des Moines, IA 50311

Applications should include: Request for funds, project outline, description of charitable purpose and planned use of funds

Submission deadline: None

Burner (Lillith & George) Foundation

Application Deadline 

Applications should be addressed to: Shonda Warner, 73 Janssen Place, Kansas City, MO 64109; Phone: 662-592-0088

Applications should be in form of a letter that includes the name, address, phone number, request, and proof of 501(c)(3) status.

Submission deadline: None

Filkins Family Foundation

To provide general/operating support to organizations primarily within the following fields of interest: aging centers/services, environment, natural resources.

Application Deadline 

Vonderhaar Family Foundation, The

Giving primarily for education and human services.

Application Deadline 

James J. and Collette C. Vonderhaar
6 Summer Place
Bettendorf, IA  52722

No formal process or deadline. 

The sole criteria for a charitable organization to recieve a contribution is to be a 501(c)(3) organization.