(as of 6/30/2020)

Charitable Funds


Assets Under Management

+Million (since 2001)

Grants, Scholarships & Distributions

+Million (since 2001)

Contributions, Grant Income & Donations

Join Other Donors Today And Give Where You Live!


Our month long We GIVE fundraising for Poweshiek County kicks off October 1.

Click the Catalog of Giving image to learn more about We GIVE and our funds. Or click the button below to GIVING WHERE YOU LIVE.

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Matching Gift Opportunities

Please consider donating to this matching fund.

Racial Equity Fund

Together, Grinnell College and the Claude W. and Dolly Ahrens Foundation will match up to $30,000 in gifts to support anti-racism work locally through a granting program.

Who We Are

The Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation (GPCF) serves Poweshiek County by providing financial management support to our partner nonprofit agencies and assisting individuals with their personal giving objectives.

Our Vision

We grow community through giving.

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Our Mission

GPCF inspires philanthropy through effective granting, responsible investing, and building partnerships to enhance inclusive, vibrant, and sustainable communities and nonprofits. The following Value statements further define the work of the board and staff:

Service – We foster relationships through exceptional service to donors, nonprofits and the greater community by connecting those who care with those who need.

Integrity – We believe integrity is at the heart of a relationship where commitments are honored and the spirit of giving is nurtured.

Mobilizing – We align, strengthen and mobilize nonprofit leaders, donors, and community members to respond to emerging and changing needs.

Fair and Equitable – We believe we are most impactful when our organization and our work include people from varied backgrounds, opinions and perspectives.

Courage – We tackle the tough challenges, speak up, and take risks to fight for justice, equity, and systemic change.

Program Partners & Initiatives

Growing Community Through Giving

The Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation serves as an umbrella organization and financial manager for many other organizations. By banding together, these organizations achieve efficiency of scale while maintaining independent advisory committees.

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Help Us Grow Our Community By Giving Today!