The Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation (GPCF) has awarded its first annual Community Fund for Poweshiek County grants to five projects in the county. The inaugural grants were awarded to: City of Grinnell Parks and Recreation Department to install pet/human drinking fountains in four pulic parks in Grinnell. Poweshiek County Development to redesign the current Pow I-80 website to provide web
The numbers are in, and it’s official: the Big GIVE Week was a great success! We’d like to give a huge thank you to everyone who contributed; together donors raised almost $127,000 for 29 different funds! This year, Brownells, Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company, and Grinnell State Bank teamed up to offer a dollar-for-dollar match on all gifts to the GPCF
Thanks to everyone who joined us for our fourth annual Spirit of Giving Dinner on October 10! Over 175 guests gathered to honor Tom Marshall, celebrate philanthropy in Poweshiek County, and kick off our Together For TOMorrow Campaign. The generousity of donors is one of the many things that makes Poweshiek County a great place to live!
The Iowa Legislature passed a bill on May 22, 2013 that will increase the amount of Endow Iowa Tax Credits from $4.5 million to $6 million. There is also a retroactivity piece of the bill that addresses donors who did not receive the credit in 2012. Please contact the Foundation Offices at 236-5518 if you have any questions.
Read GPCF’s 2012 Annual Report to the Community here.
Thanks to everyone who made Celebrate Community a great success! Congratulations to Jo Wells who won the grand prize
Congratulations to the 2013 Poweshiek County Alliance grant recipients. Over $95,000 was awarded to community organizations and projects in the county. To see a compete list of the 2013 recipients, click here.
The Build a Better Grinnell Community Assessment Report is in! Click here to view the report and other materials used for the project.