The University of Iowa

Community Improvement

Land O'Lakes Foundation

Land O'Lakes Foundation is committed to improving the quality of life in communities where Land O'Lakes, Inc. has members, employees, plants and facilities. Land O'Lakes Foundation proactively helps rural communities prosper and prepare for tomorrow by donating resources that develop and...

Application Deadline 

For forms, deadlines, and details, email landolakesfoundation@landolakes.com.

Hartig Charitable Foundation

Application Deadline 

Applications should be addressed to: Hartig Charitable Foundation, P.O. Box 938, Dubuque, IA 52004; Phone: 563-582-1841

Request should include all necessary information concerning the reason for requesting the grant, including where you can be reached 

Submission deadline: None

Harker Foundation

Preservation of historic landmarks.

Application Deadline 

Applications should be addressed to: Citizens 1st National Bank, PO Bank 1227, Storm Lake, IA 50588; Phone: 712-732-5440

No specific form. Information should identify historic landmark and describe proposed use of funds.

Submission deadline: none

Guaranty Bank and Trust Company Charitable Trust

The foundation supports organizations involved with arts and culture, higher education, health, medical research, recreation, human services, and community development.

Application Deadline 

Applications should be addressed to: Robert Becker, PO Box 1807, Cedar Rapids, IA 52406; Phone: 319-286-6200

Letter of request is sufficient 

Submission deadline: None

Grubb (Stephen R.) Charitable Foundation, Inc.

Giving primarily for charities; some grants to individuals to aid in gainful employment.

Application Deadline 

Applications should be addressed to: Stephen R Grubb, 475 S 51st Street Suite 100, West Des Moines, IA 50265; Phone: 50265

Applications should include: Letter request and background information

Submission deadline: None

Ghrist (John H. & Ann) Family Foundation

Application Deadline 

Applications should be addressed to: John H Ann Ghrist Family Foundation, 5801 Woodland Road, Des Moines, IA 50312; Phone: 515-279-5262

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

Submission deadline: N/A