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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Laura Manatt - President

Executive Director

Pow I-80

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George Britton


Retired City Planner

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Jo Becker


Retired Telecommunications Manager
Verizon Wireless

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David Arendt


Peoples Savings Bank

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Mike Allen


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Barb Baker

Director of Advertising & Community Relations

Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company

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Rachel Bly

Director of Conference Operations & Events

Grinnell College

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Dr. Patrick Cogley


Grinnell Regional Medical Center

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Austin Jones

Senior Executive Vice President

Grinnell State Bank

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Mike Mahaffey



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Vickie McDonald

Office Manager

Manatt’s, Inc.

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Jon Plate

Certified Public Accountant

Plate & Co.

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Liesl Roorda


Montezuma Community School District

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Jodie Ryan

Branch Manager

Great Western Bank

Connie Scurr


TL Baker

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