The University of Iowa

Community Improvement

Gethmann Foundation

Application Deadline 

Applications should be addressed to: Jill D. Craft, 610 N 5th Street, Marshalltown, IA 50158; Phone: 641-473-2323

Applications should include: Letter detailing the request, purpose, duration, institution, etc.

Submission deadline: None

First Citizens National Bank Charitable Foundation, Inc.

The foundation supports organizations involved with arts and culture, education, health, human services, and low-to-moderate income individuals. Support is given primarily in areas of company operations.

Application Deadline 

See website to download application. Return completed application to: Patricia A. Tomson, First Citizens Charitable Foundation, Mason City, IA 50402. Telephone: 641-422-1600.

Deadlines are June 1 and November 15.

Eike (John) Orphanage Trust Foundation

Organization was established to assist orphans. Pursuant to court order, the organization distributes funds to public charities and governmental entities and subdivisions to assist and benefit children. The organization has no other purposes or activities.

Application Deadline 

Applications should be addressed to: Robert F. O'Donnell, 233 North Main, Pocahontas, IA 50574; Phone: 712-335-3567

Applications should include: Letters, brochures, other relevant information

Submission deadline: None

Donaldson Foundation

The Donaldson Foundation considers grant applications in two key areas: Education at all levels and organizations focused on assisting the transition towards economic self-sufficiency.

Application Deadline 

Applications should be addressed to: The Donaldson Foundation, P.O Box 1299, Minneapolis, MN 55440; Phone: 952-887-3131
There is no submission deadline, and no formal application is needed. The Common Application is accepted. See pdf for details.

Campbell (John M.) Trust

The Trust's sole program consists of payment to or for benefit of low-income citizens of the city of Grinnell. Payments are made directly to the citizens of the city of Grinnell and to organizations and individuals providing services to specific citizens such as grocery stores, taxi services,...

Application Deadline 

Applications should be addressed to: City of Grinnell, 927 4th Ave., Grinnell, Iowa 50112. 
Telephone: 641-236-2600

Requests from the City of Grinnell are directed to the trustees.

Weathertop Foundation

Giving primarily to a botanical garden, educational institutions, and the arts.

Application Deadline