The Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation, located in Grinnell, Iowa, assists donors in efficiently and effectively supporting non-profit organizations that make life better for people in the area. Through the Foundation, donors are able to make long-lasting positive contributions without being burdened by administrative or legal complexities.

Donors can choose the organizations, programs and projects they wish to help with their gifts or they can rely on the Foundation’s Board of Directors to direct their funds to the most pressing needs of the community.

By establishing a charitable fund, donors can create a permanent legacy, enjoy the tax benefits that come with giving, and have the satisfaction of doing good for something they care about.


Strategic Plan

Click here to view or download our Strategic Plan.

2017 Audit

The GPCF Fiscal Year 2017 Audit is available upon request. Contact us.

Statement of Financial Position

Click here Statement of Financial Position to view or download our Statement of Financial Position

Development & Growth

Charitable Funds: 125 (as of 6/30/2016)

Assets Under Management: $6.9 Million

Grants, Scholarships, & Distributions: $13.8 Million (since 1/1/2000)

Contributions, Grant Income, Donations Received: $17.8 Million (since 1/1/2000)

Donations Received in Fiscal Year 2016 for Endowments: $418,000

Area Served

service area map

Note: This map has been provided through the courtesy of The Greater Poweshiek Area Development Corporation.

Governing Body

Jessica Dillon
Investment Analyst
Triangle Financial Services

Chris Hansen
Chief Audit Executive
Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company

WellsJoJo Becker
Retired Telecom-
munications Manager
Verizon Wireless

Tim_DouglasTim Douglas
Chief Financial Officer
Manatt’s, Inc.

Liesl Roorda
Montezuma Community
School District

Austin Jones
President & Chief Trust Officer
Grinnell State Bank

david_arendtDavid Arendt
Peoples Savings Bank

Rachel_Bly_Rachel Bly
Director of Conference Operations & Events
Grinnell College

mike mahaffey headshotMike Mahaffey

Jodie_Ryan_VigJodie Ryan
Branch Manager
Great Western Bank

Manatt_LauraVice President
Laura Manatt
Executive Director
Pow I-80

Barb Baker
Director of Advertising
& Community Relations
Grinnell Mutual
Reinsurance Company

george britton head shotGeorge Britton
Retired City Planner

Vickie McDonald
Office Manager
Manatt’s, Inc.

Connie Scurr
Interface Sealing Solutions