News

27
Sep

Annual Big GIVE for Poweshiek County kicks off with Spirit of Giving on October 4th

Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation will celebrate the launch of the 2018 Big GIVE fundraising campaign with the annual Spirit of Giving event which applauds the important role donors and volunteers have in community success throughout the county. The public is welcome to attend the event to celebrate with the Foundation. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and complimentary refreshments will be served courtesy

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23
Feb

2018 Endow Iowa Tax Credits Allocated

The Iowa Economic Development Authority recently announced that 2018 Endow Iowa Tax Credits are all claimed as of February 16, 2018. Gifts that are eligible for the Endow Iowa Tax Credit given after the current calendar year’s funds have been exhausted have historically rolled over into the credit pool for the following year. Starting February 19, 2018, the Iowa Economic

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20
Dec

GPCF Appoints New Board Members, Wraps Up Successful Year

The Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation (GPCF) has welcomed three new members to its board of directors as the foundation concludes another successful year of fundraising and leading community projects. Connie Scurr, controller for Interface Sealing Solutions; Vickie McDonald, office manager for Manatts, Inc.; and Barb Baker, director of advertising and community relations for Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company have been appointed

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6
Oct

Big GIVE 2017

The Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation (GPCF) needs your support for Poweshiek County nonprofits during Big GIVE 2017! From October 1st – 31st, Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation will bring awareness of the important work that is being done in Poweshiek County concerning food insecurity, education, literacy, school readiness, services for at-risk families, the arts and historic preservation, wellness and mental health

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2
Aug

Spirit of Giving Celebration Seeks Nominees

Nominate an individual or couple today August 2, 2017 – Every year the Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation celebrates the members of our communities that choose to do good and give back to make Poweshiek County a better place to live. If you know someone that helps make your community better, nominate them for recognition at a celebration on Saturday, October

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21
Jul

Preschool Scholarships Available through JMP Funds

July 21, 2017 For further information, contact Amy Blanchard at Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation, 641-236-5518. The tri-county collaboration between Jasper, Marion and Poweshiek counties (JMP) that administers state funds to programs that benefit young children is reminding parents of preschoolers that tuition assistance may be available this fall at area early education centers. Research from the state’s Early Childhood Iowa

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4
Jul

Grinnell Launches Campaign to Renovate Veterans Building

GRINNELL — The Grinnell Veterans Memorial Commission is celebrating the Independence Day holiday with the announcement of a $1.8 million fundraising campaign to renovate the Veterans Memorial Building. The project seeks to visually match local prairie style architecture and create an anchor structure in Grinnell’s Central Park. The keystone feature of the renovated building will be the new Prairie Star

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14
Dec

GPCF Catalog for Giving

[cmsms_row data_width=”boxed” data_padding_left=”3″ data_padding_right=”3″ data_color=”default” data_bg_position=”top center” data_bg_repeat=”no-repeat” data_bg_attachment=”scroll” data_bg_size=”cover” data_bg_parallax_ratio=”0.5″ data_padding_top=”0″ data_padding_bottom=”50″][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_text animation_delay=”0″] The Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation (GPCF) continues to need your support for Poweshiek County nonprofits. Please view the Catalog For Giving to learn more about the giving opportunities available through the foundation and give a gift that lasts a lifetime. [/cmsms_text][/cmsms_column][/cmsms_row]

29
Sep

Big GIVE Event

[cmsms_row][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_text] The Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation (GPCF) needs your support for Poweshiek County nonprofits during Big GIVE 2016! From October 1st – 31st, Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation will bring awareness of the important work that is being done in Poweshiek County concerning food insecurity, education, literacy, school readiness, services for at-risk families, the arts and historic preservation, wellness and

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27
Sep

Spirit of Giving 2016

Please join the Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation as we celebrate the 2016 Spirit of Giving. An event featuring music, hors d’oeuvres, refreshments, silent auction and a live art experience with Joe Lacina & Laurel Tuggle. Date: Saturday, October 8th, 2016 Time: 7:00 p.m. – Social Hour 8:00 p.m. Art & Music 9:00 p.m. –  Awards Location: Grinnell Golf Course –

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