University of Iowa

Health Foundations

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.

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

Fuld (Helene) Health Trust

The primary mission of the trust is to support and promote the health, welfare, and education of student nurses. The first priority of the trust is financial aid to nursing students. Acknowledging the increased complexity of and sophisticated knowledge required for health care delivery, the...

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Iowa

The mission of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Iowa is to grant wishes of children with life- threatening illnesses to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy. The foundation grants wishes to children under the age of 18 with life-threatening illnesses. Make-A-Wish becomes aware...

Mid-Iowa Health Foundation

The foundation will be a catalyst for and sustainer of preventive health services for vulnerable populations in Des Moines, IA, and the surrounding communities. With this traditional application process, the foundation learns from nonprofit organizations about the important work needed to...

April 1 and October 1

French (Vera) Foundation

The Vera French Foundation exists to raise, manage, and grant charitable support to the Vera French Community Mental Health Center and the Vera French Housing Corporation. The foundation works to enhance facilities, programs, and unmet needs to ensure the highest quality mental health care...

Iowa Nonprofit Summit

The Iowa Nonprofit Summit is October 29-30, 2019.
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