Top Giving Foundations: IA

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The foundations listed below are from GrantDomain. They’re prescreened: they have a staff, issue RFPs, or otherwise indicate interest in receiving grant proposals. Some foundations are omitted, even though they award large grants, because they don’t accept unsolicited grant proposals. We list up to forty foundations for each state.

Foundation Name Total Annual Giving
The Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines $29,969,384
Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust $14,759,593
Iowa West Foundation $14,184,381
The F. Maytag Family Foundation $7,446,481
The Principal Financial Group Foundation $5,980,817
The Hall-Perrine Foundation, Inc. $5,879,586
The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation $5,741,199
Community Foundation of the Great River Bend $5,696,343
Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque $4,784,357
Community Foundation of Jackson County $3,267,685
The John K. and Luise V. Hanson Foundation $2,983,255
The Wellmark Foundation $2,948,506
Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc. Foundation $2,349,577
Siouxland Community Foundation $1,894,873
R. J. McElroy Trust $1,837,880
Meredith Corporation Foundation $1,725,232
Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation $1,662,492
Community Foundation of Johnson County, Iowa $1,658,421
Vermeer Charitable Foundation, Inc. $1,606,050
Martha Ellen Tye Foundation $1,317,819
The Max and Helen Guernsey Charitable Foundation $1,296,075
EMC Insurance Foundation $1,295,400
South Central Iowa Community Foundation $1,274,401
Pella Rolscreen Foundation $1,191,806
HNI Charitable Foundation $974,615
Community Foundation of Greater Muscatine $964,173
Clarinda Foundation, Inc. $904,946
John Ruan Foundation Trust $872,550
United Fire Group Foundation $834,935
Lee Foundation $746,586
Fort Dodge Community Foundation and United Way $739,792
Northeast Iowa Charitable Foundation $689,161
Peter H. and Lucille Gaass Kuyper Foundation $641,855
Mansfield Charitable Foundation $602,074
The Claude W. and Dolly Ahrens Foundation $528,137
The Vogel Foundation $527,324
Mid-Iowa Health Foundation $492,046
Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa $461,363
The Guideone Foundation $420,512
Catherine Vincent Deardorf Charitable Foundation $400,325