Public Award History

2021 Community Betterment Awards

Organization Name Date Awarded Amount Awarded
Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit 11/23/2021 $5,000.00
The Eddie Davis Community Center, Inc. 11/9/2021 $5,000.00
Urbandale Food Pantry 10/26/2021 $3,000.00
Altoona Area Chamber of Commerce 10/19/2021 $10,000.00
MEALS FROM THE HEARTLAND 10/19/2021 $10,000.00
Forest Avenue Outreach 10/5/2021 $10,400.00
Build Lincoln Higher - Rails Basketball Club 9/28/2021 $6,000.00
Got Bounce (Southeast Polk High School) 9/28/2021 $2,000.00
Ankeny Community School District Community Engagement Advisory Council 9/21/2021 $3,000.00
Capitol Park Neighborhood Association 9/14/2021 $2,000.00
Hispanic Educational Resources 8/31/2021 $7,000.00
Democracy Defenders of America 8/31/2021 $10,000.00
Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library 8/24/2021 $5,000.00
Des Moines Pastoral Counseling Center 8/10/2021 $8,000.00
ALHS Alumni Foundation 8/10/2021 $5,000.00
Iowa CareGivers 8/10/2021 $6,000.00
Northeast Neighbors Inc. 7/27/2021 $2,000.00
Ankeny Mayor's Youth Council 7/20/2021 $2,000.00
East Des Moines Swim Team 7/20/2021 $2,000.00
Des Moines Metro Opera, Inc. 7/13/2021 $10,000.00
North Polk School Foundation 7/6/2021 $3,500.00
SCKIC Inc DBA Dorothy's House 7/6/2021 $10,000.00
Clive Historical Society 7/6/2021 $2,500.00
Urbandale Chamber of Commerce 7/6/2021 $5,000.00
Dallas Center Grimes Education Foundation 7/6/2021 $3,500.00
Grimes Volunteer Support Services 7/6/2021 $7,500.00
Urbandale Optimist Club 7/6/2021 $1,000.00
Johnston Partnership for a Healthy Community 7/6/2021 $16,000.00
Living History Farms Foundation 7/6/2021 $5,000.00
Polk City Chamber and Economic Development Corporation 7/6/2021 $5,500.00
Ankeny Area Chamber of Commerce 6/15/2021 $20,000.00
8th & College Connections 6/15/2021 $5,000.00
Clive Community Foundation 6/15/2021 $5,000.00
Urbandale Iowa 4th of July Committee, Inc 6/15/2021 $2,000.00
Merle Hay Neighborhood Association 6/15/2021 $5,000.00
Southeast Polk CSD 6/15/2021 $5,000.00
Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity 6/15/2021 $5,000.00
Ankeny City Band 6/15/2021 $2,500.00
Build Lincoln Higher Booster Club 6/15/2021 $3,000.00
Latina Leadership Initiative of Greater Des Moines 6/15/2021 $5,000.00
Des Moines Performing Arts 5/27/2021 $10,000.00
City of Urbandale 5/25/2021 $5,000.00
SCI CAN Foundation 5/25/2021 $10,000.00
Swerve Outreach 5/25/2021 $10,000.00
Dragon Scholarship Fund Inc 5/25/2021 $4,000.00
Destination Altoona - Altoona Economic Development Corporation 5/25/2021 $20,000.00
Greater Des Moines Community Band 5/25/2021 $882.74
Waveland Park Neighborhood Association Inc. 5/25/2021 $4,700.00
Harbor of Hope Mission 5/25/2021 $5,500.00
Planned Parenthood of the Heartland 5/25/2021 $5,000.00
Forest Avenue Outreach 5/25/2021 $10,000.00
On With Life Foundation 5/25/2021 $4,700.00
City of West Des Moines (West Des Moines Human Services) 5/14/2021 $10,000.00
PURSUIT OF INNOVATION 5/11/2021 $10,000.00
Food Bank of Iowa 5/4/2021 $10,000.00
Planned Parenthood of the Heartland 5/4/2021 $10,000.00
Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines - Capital Crossroads 5/4/2021 $10,000.00
Clive Parks and Recreation 5/4/2021 $4,000.00
Healthy Birth Day, Inc. 5/4/2021 $10,000.00
Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa (BGCCI) 4/27/2021 $6,000.00
LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL, INC. GRANDVIEW LITTLE LEAGUE 4/27/2021 $5,000.00
Knock and Drop Iowa 4/27/2021 $10,000.00
Iowa Radio Reading Information Service for the Bli 4/27/2021 $7,800.00
Edmundson Art Foundation, Inc. 4/27/2021 $10,000.00
Brook Run Neighborhood Association 4/27/2021 $2,500.00
Fairmont Park Neighborhood Assoc. 4/27/2021 $4,500.00
The Des Moines Community Radio Foundation (KFMG-LP) 4/27/2021 $7,500.00
East Des Moines Swim Team 4/27/2021 $4,000.00
MONDAMIN PRESIDENTIAL NEIGHBORHOOD ASSN. 4/20/2021 $750.00
Junior Achievement of Central Iowa 4/20/2021 $3,000.00
Drake University 4/20/2021 $10,000.00
Iowa Asian Alliance 4/20/2021 $3,780.00
Investing In My Future, Inc. 4/20/2021 $1,000.00
City of Johnston / Johnston Public Library 4/20/2021 $4,000.00
West Des Moines Community Schools Foundation 4/20/2021 $5,000.00
Walnut Creek Baseball 4/20/2021 $5,000.00
Beaverdale Fall Festival 4/20/2021 $8,000.00
Please Pass the Love 4/20/2021 $10,000.00
First Friday Breakfast Club, Inc. 4/20/2021 $4,500.00
Central Iowa High Adventures 4/20/2021 $5,000.00
Clive Community Services 4/20/2021 $9,000.00
West Des Moines HIstorical Society 4/20/2021 $7,500.00
Des Moines Chapter, S.P.E.B.S.Q.S.A. Inc 4/20/2021 $3,000.00
Iowa Sports Foundation d/b/a Iowa Senior Games 4/20/2021 $5,000.00
Ballet Des Moines 4/20/2021 $6,000.00
Link Associates 4/20/2021 $4,122.07
Animal Rescue League of Iowa 4/20/2021 $3,000.00
St. Vincent de Paul 4/20/2021 $10,000.00
WDMCS Student Scholarship Fund 4/20/2021 $4,000.00
Young Children - Priority One, dba Nutrition 4 Young Children 4/6/2021 $5,000.00
Ingersoll Grand Self-Supporting Municipal Improvement District 4/6/2021 $5,000.00
Joppa 4/6/2021 $10,000.00
Southwestern Hills Neighborhood Association 4/6/2021 $3,000.00
East High Golf Classic 4/6/2021 $2,500.00
Watrous Heights Neighborhood Association 4/6/2021 $3,000.00
Central Iowa Shelter & Services 4/6/2021 $8,500.00
Rails Football Club 4/6/2021 $2,500.00
Build Lincoln Higher 4/6/2021 $7,000.00
Stagewest Theatre Co d/b/a/ Iowa Stage Theatre Company 4/6/2021 $10,000.00
Civic Music Association 4/6/2021 $2,500.00
Salisbury House Foundation 4/6/2021 $10,000.00
Neighborhood Finance Corp. 4/6/2021 $2,300.00
King Irving Neighborhood Association 4/6/2021 $1,500.00
Waterbury Neighborhood Association 4/6/2021 $2,500.00
East High School Foundation 4/6/2021 $5,000.00
East High School Foundation 4/6/2021 $10,000.00
City Sounds: The Des Moines Public Piano Project 4/6/2021 $5,000.00
East High Post Prom c/o Scarlet Pride Inc 4/6/2021 $7,000.00
Mentor Iowa 4/6/2021 $1,000.00
Italian American Cultural Center of Iowa 4/6/2021 $10,000.00
Rebuilding Together Greater Des Moines 4/6/2021 $15,000.00
Des Moines Public Library Foundation 4/6/2021 $5,000.00
Lincoln High School Senior After Prom/Senior Celebration 3/23/2021 $6,000.00
Hoover High School Post Prom 3/23/2021 $6,000.00
North Polk Post Prom 3/23/2021 $3,000.00
Ankeny After Prom 3/23/2021 $8,000.00
Roosevelt High School PTA - Senior Party Committee 3/23/2021 $6,000.00
Southeast Polk Community School Post Prom Committee 3/23/2021 $5,000.00
Des Moines North High School Booster Club 3/23/2021 $5,000.00
Dallas Center Grimes After Prom 3/23/2021 $4,000.00
Johnston High School After Prom Committee 3/23/2021 $4,000.00
Bondurant-farrar After Prom Event 3/23/2021 $3,000.00
Mid-Iowa Council, Boy Scouts of America 1/26/2021 $2,500.00
Total: $738,934.81