2014 Grants

Excellence in Education Enrichment Grants
    AEA $30,870
    Keystone AEA $30,870
Together for Youth $20,000
Aplington-Parkersburg Comm. Schools $3,376
    Group Piano Classes
ASPIRE TRP. $5,000
Back To School $5,000
Beau’s Beautiful Blessings/City of Cedar Falls $3,750
    Inclusive Playground
Big Brothers Big Sisters $16,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Cedar Valley $40,000
Cedar Falls High School Robotics $3,000
    FRC Students in China
Cedar Valley Catholic Schools $10,000
    English Language Learners
Cedar Valley FIRST Robotics $3,537
    Scrimmage Competition
Cedar Valley Friends of the Family $5,100
    New Appliances for Friends’ House
Cedar Valley Hospice $1,600
    Children’s Grief Camp
Cedar Valley Nonprofit Association $1,000
Cedar Valley Preschool & Child Care Center $9,950
    Building Renovation
Covenant-Sartori Auxiliary $8,000
Creativity Center – Guttenburg $2,442
    After School Program
Dysart, City of $10,000
    Park & Community Bldg. Renovations
Family & Children’s Council $18,000
Families Helping Families/NE Iowa $5,000
Farmstead Preschool $1,000
First Children’s Finance $10,000
    Support for Childcare Businesses in BH Co.
Friends of Chickasaw Co. Conservation $2,000
    Cross Country Ski Program
Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center $25,000
    Kaleidoscope Program
Garrison Public Library $5,000
    Tornado Rebuild
Girl Scouts of Eastern IA & Western IL $5,000
    Youth Development Program
Grout Museum District $22,500
    Intern/Education Program
Hawkeye Community College
    McElroy Minority Scholarships $50,000
    Temporary Childcare & Emergency
    Transportation Assistance Fund $5,000
    STEM Exploration Camps $5,000
Hudson Community Schools $1,200
    GoPro & Weather Balloon
Inclusion Connection $4,000
    Inclusion & Communication for ALL
Iowa College Foundation $20,000
    McElroy Student/Faculty Research Program
Iowa Dental Foundation $10,000
    Iowa Mission of Mercy
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation $50,000
    Robert R. Buckmaster Internship Program
Junior Achievement of Eastern IA, Inc. $15,000
Lansing, City of/Parks & Rec. $8,875
    Scoreboard for Baseball Field
Matter Creative Center $3,500
    Building Lab Program
McGregor-Marquette Center for the Arts $2,000
    Arts Afterschool Program
Murphy Memorial Library – Monona $10,000
North Butler CSD/Athletic Booster Club $10,000
    Sports Complex
NE Iowa Community College $20,000
NE Iowa Food Bank $3,000
    BackPack Program
Operation Threshold
    YELP – 2014 $10,000
    YELP – 2015 $10,000
    Stork’s Nest – Burmese Families $5,000
Plumb Creek Art Center $2,500
    Children’s Art Program
Quota International $2,500
    Cops ‘n’ Kids Literacy
Salvation Army $15,000
    Kid’s Café Renovation
St. Francis De Sales School $1,880
    Library Books & E-Readers
St. Mark Youth Enrichment $8,000
    Before & After School Program
Starmont Child Care Center $930
    New Washer & Dryer
Toledo Public Library $2,500
    Say “Yes” to Children’s Books
University of Northern Iowa Foundation
    Naming of the Student Incubator $60,000
    Full Steam Ahead $4,000
    Library/Makerspace $75,000
    TEDx $18,000
    UNI 4 Kids $2,000
Valley Community Foundation $5,000
    School Playground
Variety – The Children’s Charity $2,000
    Bikes for Kids – BH Co.
Volunteer Center of Cedar Valley
    Mayor’s Top Teen $500
    Service-Learning & After School $4,000
Waterloo/Cedar Falls Symphony $25,000
    Education Programs
Waterloo Center for the Arts-Youth Pavilion $5,000
    Student Field Trips
Waterloo Community Playhouse $20,000
Waterloo Community Schools
    Family Nights @ Lowell & Kittrell $5,000
    Student Services At Risk $500
Waterloo Community Schools Foundation
    STEM $30,000
    Young Scholars Fund $10,000
Waterloo Development Corporation $935,000
    Cedar Valley SportsPlex
Wildwood Hills Ranch $8,000
    At-Risk Youth Leadership Camp
YMCA of Black Hawk Co. $5,000
    Business Improvement Plan
    Youth & Childcare Programs (2014) $20,000
    Youth & Childcare Programs (2015) $25,000