COMMITTED TO COMMUNITY

2024 GRANT APPLICATIONS WILL OPEN ON JANUARY 1, 2024. 

As a nonprofit organization, žžƵ supports Iowa nonprofit organizations that support arts and culture, education, economic development, and human services. Through our grant programs, we continually work to strengthen and expand opportunities, infrastructure, and services offered within the community. We offer three grant programs, read below to see which one best suits your organization.

If your organization is a previous grant recipient, or if you have submitted an application already, you may . 

Community Betterment Grant Program

žžƵ Community Betterment Grants fund small-to-medium sized projects with grants ranging from $100 to $99,999. These grants support qualified organizations seeking to improve the lives of those in their communities. From funding meals for hungry children to building an essential free medical clinic, we are proud to help improve the lives of many Iowans.

PROGRAM GUIDELINES

Youth Sports and Recreational Grant Program

Through the žžƵ Youth Sports and Recreational Grant Program, žžƵ seeks to benefit as many qualified youth sports organizations as possible with the funds available. Youth Sports and Recreational Grant requests can be in the range of $1,000 – $50,000. 

PROGRAM GUIDELINES

 Legacy Grant Program

žžƵ Legacy Grant program provides funding in the range of $100,000 to $1 million for large-scale, signature projects in central Iowa. This program is a significant resource for enhancing the community. From the iconic Principal Riverwalk and world-class Pappajohn Sculpture Garden to the Iowa Hall of Pride and Des Moines Public Library, funding from this program has played a major role in revitalizing the Greater Des Moines area. 

PROGRAM GUIDELINES

If your organization is a grant recipient, or if you have submitted an application, you may . 

Frequently Asked Questions

Password Help

What is a 501 (c)(3) Determination Letter? 

Our organization has had a recent name change, what do I need to provide?

What is the Form W-9 for Nonprofits?

How do I complete a Community Betterment Grant project budget worksheet? 

General Troubleshooting 

Questions?

For more information, contact us at 515.967.1241 or cbettermentgrants@prairiemeadows.com.

 

Previous Recipients 

2023 Legacy Grant Recipients

2023 Community Betterment Grant Recipients

2023 Youth Sports & Recreational Grant Recipients

Historical Legacy Grant Recipients

To learn more about our Legacy Grant recipients, check out our annual report.

ANNUAL REPORT