Greater Des Moines Community Foundation



The Greater Des Moines Community Foundation is Central Iowa's premier philanthropic foundation. The Community Foundation works to meet its mission of improving the area's quality of life through thoughtful investment in community activities, programs, and projects. Underscoring all that we do is one thought - Philanthropy is Our Only Business.

Web Address

www.desmoinesfoundation.org

Social Media Links

Twitter - @cfdesmoines

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Recent News from Greater Des Moines Community Foundation


Cherokee Police Department receives grant from Legacy Foundation
Foundation: Cherokee County Legacy Foundation, Greater Des Moines Community Foundation, Iowa Area Development Group Community Foundation

The Cherokee Police Department is the recipient of three AED devices for each of the patrol cars. Funds for the AED in the amount of $3,000...more

Cherokee Police Department receives grant from Legacy Foundation
Foundation: Cherokee County Legacy Foundation, Greater Des Moines Community Foundation, Iowa Area Development Group Community Foundation

Each year the foundation makes grant awards to worthwhile projects ... Human Services, Recreation & Environment, and Youth Development. It...more

Johnny Danos, Des Moines philanthropist and businessman, dies at 78
Foundation: Greater Des Moines Community Foundation

Danos was a managing partner at KPMG's Des Moines office in the 1980s and '90s, but he might best be known for the work he did in retirement. As a board member and later as president, Danos helped...more

2018 Dallas County Foundation grant cycle begins
Foundation: Dallas County Foundation, Greater Des Moines Community Foundation

The Dallas County Foundation 2018 grant application materials will be available on Dec. 1, 2017. They can be found at www.dallascountyfoundation.org. DCF will fund grants requests that impact the...more

80/35 marries culture and commerce
Foundation: Greater Des Moines Community Foundation

... a co-organizer of the festival, and a UI graduate, said the festival began with a $150,000 grant from the Greater Des Moines Community...more

Dallas County Foundation announces $133000 in grants
Foundation: Dallas County Foundation, Greater Des Moines Community Foundation

The Dallas County Foundation (DCF), in conjunction with the Grow Greene County Gaming Corp. (GGCGC), announced Thursday its grant...more

Community Foundation of Osceola County to present grants
Foundation: Community Foundation of Osceola County, Greater Des Moines Community Foundation

SIBLEY, Iowa — The Community Foundation of Osceola County (CFOC) is celebrating the 11th year of its philanthropic existence by announcing...more

Dallas County Foundation Grant Cycle Begins
Foundation: Dallas County Foundation, Greater Des Moines Community Foundation

The Dallas County Foundation, an affiliate of Greater Des Moines Community Foundation was established in 2005 to foster private giving,...more

Community Foundation wants to reward big ideas
Foundation: Greater Des Moines Community Foundation

The Greater Des Moines Community Foundation is revamping its Ignite Innovation Community Challenge, a competition that rewards nonprofits...more

Greater Des Moines Community Foundation president preps for 5 years to fill ...
Foundation: Greater Des Moines Community Foundation

Barry Griswell, the former CEO of Principal Financial Group, will add another former executive title to his resume when he retires next July as CEO of the Greater Des Moines Community Foundation....more

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