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Iowa Women's Foundation

The Iowa Women's Foundation is committed to improving the lives of Iowa's women and girls. We use research to uncover the biggest barriers to women's success as well as their greatest needs, and we invest our passion and resources accordingly.

Application Deadline 

Six areas (child care, education/training, employment, housing, mentors, transportation) have been identified as the most critical barriers for Iowa women and girls. Grant applications must address one primary barrier. Applications may be submitted beginning February 1 and are due the last working day of April.

See the Core Grants page for details.

Micro grants are also available. These are small, one-time-only cash awards given to nonprofits and other community organizations, including organizations that may not be eligible for traditional grant funding, for immediate emergency needs. Micro grants will be awarded at a minimum of $300 and a maximum of $1,000. Applications may be submitted at any time during the calendar year, and applicants may submit multiple applications, however, organizations may not receive more than one micro grant per calendar year. 

Magnus (A. J.) Home

Grants paid directly to the facility for elderly men, age 70 and older, in Muscatine, Iowa, to provide pleasant homes and nutritious meals.

Application Deadline 

Application address: Senior Men Grants, 500 Cedar Street, Muscatine, IA 52761

Phone: 563-264-2727

Submission deadline: N/A

Waverly Community Foundation

Support for senior citizens of Bremer County, IA, and scholarships to Bremer County, IA, high school graduates.

Application Deadline 

Application address: P.O. Box 58, Waverly, IA 50677

Phone: 319-352-6000

Application deadline: January 1 and April 1 annually 

Additional information: The Waverly Community Foundation is a part of the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa