University of Iowa


Iowa Automobile Dealers Foundation for Education

To invest in the future of the motor vehicle sales and service industry awarding automotive scholarships. To develop programs and incentives with high schools, colleges, educational agencies, and the public to encourage automotive careers.

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Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools

The Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools (formerly the Dubuque Community School District Foundation) supports student achievement by promoting investment in the Dubuque Public Schools. FDPS is a nonprofit organization committed to providing resources for all students of the Dubuque Community...

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Guidelines for Foundation grants available on the website.

The Foundation also oversees Judi Chandlee Tribute to Teachers Classroom Grants. Awards annual classroom grants of $100 - 500 to teachers across the district.

Applications due March 15; awards announced by May 7.

To apply, create an account.

If questions, contact Katie Decker at or 563-588-2700.

Edwin T. Meredith Foundation

Grants largely for youth agencies, higher education, cultural programs, and a historic preservation area; some support for hospitals and health agencies, as well as for conservation.

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Only makes contributions to preselected charitable organizations. Does not accept unsolicited requests for funds.

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.

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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.

Allsup (Kenneth D.) Foundation

Committee selects scholarship recipients who meet criteria specified in organization documents. Applicants from Mahaska and Wapello county areas in Iowa for courses and education geared for the receipt of a degree as a registered nurse. Scholarships are piad directly...

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Friday, April 6, 2018

Ascendium Education Group

Known for decades as Great Lakes, we're now Ascendium Education Group. While our name has changed, our mission remains the same: helping people reach the education and career goals that matter to them. We invest in projects designed to increase the number of students from low-income backgrounds...

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Rolling basis; see website for details.

ALCOA Foundation

The grant maker has identified the following areas of interest: *Conservation and Sustainability; *Global Education and Workplace Skills; *Business and Community Partnerships; *Safe and Healthy Children and Families; *Employee Matching Gifts

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