Guide to Giving

choose from OVER 80 charitable endowments!

give where we live
through our secure, online donation portal.

Donations may be eligible for the 25% Endow Iowa Tax Credit and/or
a 10% match* (up to $250,000) from the Community Foundation for Western Iowa.

Gift and Fund Acceptance Policies available upon request by contacting or 712.256.7007.

* Matching funds are offered when available and may be suspended at any time due to changes in the market.

Reasons to give through THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

Learn more about the types of endowment funds offered through the Community Foundation and how to leverage your fund.

year-end giving

As we near the end of the year, we would like to recognize our donors and their generosity throughout the year. You've continued to demonstrate a strong philanthropic spirit by maintaining and establishing new funds, and recommending hundreds of grants to local nonprofit organizations.

In an effort to assist you with carrying out your end-of-year philanthropic goals, please see below for deadlines regarding year-end giving activities:

Please note: the Community Foundation will be closed for the holidays on December 25-26 and January 1-2.