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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

Recent News from Greater Des Moines Community Foundation


Alice Walters Estate Gift Nearly $500000 to Greene County Community Foundation
Foundation: Greater Des Moines Community Foundation, Greene County Community Foundation

Additionally, there is an endowment fund that the community foundation established and can also draw up to five-percent from for more projects to...more

Immigrant groups seek donations for emergency support fund for families
Foundation: Greater Des Moines Community Foundation

An initial grant from the Greater Des Moines Community Foundation under the Disaster Recovery Fund, along with donations from Mid-Iowa...more

Dallas County Foundation 2019 grant cycle begins
Foundation: Dallas County Foundation, Greater Des Moines Community Foundation

The 2019 Dallas County Foundation Grant information is now online at www.dallascountyfoundation.org. The Overview Instructions, Grant...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

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



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A Toronto-based organization, Youth Social Innovation (YSI), has recently announced two investments that involve Growth Mosaic and MENTORnetwork. The two companies will each receive a $10,000 loan.




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