Transform and Inspire

At the McElroy Trust we invest in opportunities that
inspire and transform young people in northeast Iowa.

Check out a new feature about the McElroy Trust’s innovative one-page proposal in this publication from Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO).  GEO membership includes 500 foundations who are committed to implementing strategies and practices that help grantees to do their best work.  

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  We have only ONE business: inspiring and transforming northeast Iowa’s kids.

Entrepreneurial:  Our board, made up of entrepreneurial and committed Iowans, works hard to find the best ways to inspire and transform kids.

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 We value our independence as a private foundation.  We use this independence to make smart choices that push our kids & community forward.

 The McElroy Trust will go on forever.  Yet, each day, we work with urgency to find to better ways to help and inspire kids in northeast Iowa.

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