About Us

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.

Development & Growth

(as of 6/30/2020)

Charitable Funds


Assets Under Management

+Million (since 2001)

Grants, Scholarships & Distributions

+Million (since 2001)

Contributions, Grant Income & Donations

Annual Reports

Select a year to view or download the GPCF Annual Report for that year.

GPCF Governing Body

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Dr. Patrick Cogley


Physician, Grinnell Family Practice

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Mike Allen



Connie Scurr


Accountant, TL Baker

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Vickie McDonald


Retired, Manatt’s Inc.

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Barb Baker

Director of Advertising & Community Relations

Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company

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Deb Collum-Calderwood

Advancement & Alumni Relations

Central College

Rusty Clayton

Rusty Clayton

Retired Business Owner

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Tina Elfenbein

Associate Director of Admission

Grinnell College

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Steve Gant

Regional Site Lead

Central West, Bayer US-Crop Science

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Mike Geiger

Senior Vice President

County Bank

Marie Hedlund

Marie Hedlund

Vice President

First State Bank

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Austin Jones

President and CFO

Grinnell State Bank

Joel Kercheval

Joel Kercheval

Emergency Services

City of Montezuma

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Paul Kolpin

Financial Advisor

Edward Jones

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Jon Plate

Certified Public Accountant

Plate & Co.

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Liesl Roorda


Montezuma Community School District


Sandy Ross


Poweshiek County

Mary Sherwood

Mary Sherwood

Elementary Principal

BGM School District

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Monica Chavez-Silva

Vice President of Community Engagement and Strategic Planning

Grinnell College

Katy Wells

Katy Wells


Double You Marketing, Inc.

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