Public Award History

2022 Community Betterment Awards

Organization Name Date Awarded Amount Awarded
Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden 7/26/2022 $5,000.00
8th & College Connections 7/26/2022 $5,000.00
Bondurant Chamber of Commerce 7/26/2022 $5,250.00
Raising Readers in the Heartland 7/19/2022 $3,500.00
Des Moines Golden Kiawnis 7/19/2022 $2,000.00
Taste of the Junction 7/19/2022 $3,500.00
Beaverdale Little League 7/5/2022 $5,000.00
Ankeny Community Foundation 7/5/2022 $10,000.00
Homeward 7/5/2022 $5,000.00
Latinx Immigrants of Iowa 6/28/2022 $9,680.00
Iowa Center for Children's Justice 6/21/2022 $4,000.00
StageWest Theatre Co d/b/a Iowa Stage Theatre Company 6/21/2022 $2,500.00
MONDAMIN PRESIDENTIAL NEIGHBORHOOD ASSN. 6/21/2022 $1,500.00
Clive Parks and Recreation 6/21/2022 $5,000.00
Central Iowa High Adventures 6/21/2022 $2,500.00
Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines, fiscal agent for Endow Urbandale 6/21/2022 $4,500.00
Merle Hay Neighborhood Association 6/21/2022 $3,000.00
City of Altoona 6/14/2022 $5,000.00
american legion post 659 BELLIZZI-MAC RAE 6/14/2022 $2,000.00
Joppa 6/14/2022 $8,000.00
Starts Right Here 6/14/2022 $20,000.00
Des Moines Public Library Foundation 6/14/2022 $5,000.00
Beacon of Life DBA The Beacon 6/14/2022 $5,000.00
Home Opportunities Made Easy, Incorporated (HOME, Inc.) 6/14/2022 $10,000.00
Southeast Polk Education Foundation Fiscal Agent for Runnells Elementary 6/14/2022 $10,000.00
Knock and Drop Iowa 6/14/2022 $10,000.00
City of West Des Moines Parks and Recreation 6/7/2022 $4,000.00
Victory Kid Sports Foundation of Iowa 6/7/2022 $5,000.00
YMCA of Greater Des Moines/John R. Grubb YMCA 6/7/2022 $9,000.00
Iowa Association of School Resource Officers 6/7/2022 $5,000.00
The Riders Club c/o Rider Club Football 6/7/2022 $10,000.00
Capitol View Elementary - Des Moines Public Schools 6/7/2022 $6,861.00
Willkie House Inc 6/7/2022 $9,000.00
Optimist Club of Ankeny 5/31/2022 $1,000.00
Drake Neighborhood Association 5/31/2022 $5,000.00
Civic Music Association 5/31/2022 $7,000.00
Altoona Fire Department 5/31/2022 $9,507.94
City of Bondurant 5/31/2022 $5,000.00
Greater Des Moines Music Coalition 5/31/2022 $10,000.00
Ankeny Area Historical Society 5/31/2022 $5,000.00
Iowa Latino Community Center INC 5/31/2022 $6,000.00
Southeast Polk Community School District 5/31/2022 $7,395.00
Children's Cancer Connection 5/31/2022 $3,000.00
Des Moines Community Playhouse 5/31/2022 $10,000.00
Ankeny Community Chorus 5/31/2022 $2,000.00
Ankeny City Band 5/31/2022 $3,000.00
Ankeny Friends of the Arts DBA Ankeny Art Center 5/31/2022 $5,000.00
New Horizons Adult Day Center 5/31/2022 $5,000.00
City of Ankeny Police Department Honor Guard 5/31/2022 $9,400.00
Urbandale 4th of July Celebration 5/17/2022 $2,500.00
City Sounds: The Des Moines Public Piano Project 5/17/2022 $10,000.00
Eat Greater Des Moines 5/17/2022 $9,000.00
Young Children - Priority One, dba Nutrition 4 Young Children 5/17/2022 $6,000.00
Beaverdale Farmers Market 5/17/2022 $10,000.00
Ingersoll Grand Self-Supporting Municipal Improvement District 5/17/2022 $7,500.00
Family Promise of Greater Des Moines 5/17/2022 $1,000.00
ACCENT Neighborhood Association 5/17/2022 $600.00
Des Moines Police Activities League 5/17/2022 $3,000.00
6th Avenue Corridor 5/17/2022 $6,000.00
Queer Youth Resource Center 5/17/2022 $3,500.00
Urbandale Optimist Club 5/17/2022 $1,000.00
By Degrees Foundation 5/17/2022 $6,000.00
Walnut Creek Baseball 5/17/2022 $5,000.00
Greenwood Elementary School PTA 5/17/2022 $9,500.00
Des Moines Police Activities League 5/17/2022 $10,000.00
Clive Community Foundation 5/3/2022 $5,000.00
Dragon Scholarship Fund Inc 5/3/2022 $4,000.00
North Polk Community School Foundation 5/3/2022 $5,000.00
Capital City Pride 5/3/2022 $10,000.00
Johnston Partnership for a Healthy Community 5/3/2022 $16,000.00
Clive Community Services 5/3/2022 $9,000.00
Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa 5/3/2022 $9,500.00
ChildServe Foundation 5/3/2022 $10,000.00
Dallas Center Grimes Education Foundation 5/3/2022 $5,000.00
Johnston (Station) Historical Society 5/3/2022 $2,000.00
WDMCS Student Scholarship Fund 4/26/2022 $3,000.00
Waterbury Neighborhood Association 4/26/2022 $5,000.00
Des Moines Performing Arts 4/26/2022 $10,000.00
Des Moines East & South Chamber of Commerce 4/26/2022 $6,250.00
Brook Run Neighborhood Association 4/26/2022 $2,500.00
Iowa Dental Foundation 4/26/2022 $8,000.00
Des Moines Public Schools - Central Campus Marine Biology 4/26/2022 $5,500.00
Johnston Chamber of Commerce 4/26/2022 $3,500.00
Des Moines Downtown Neighborhood Association 4/12/2022 $5,000.00
Iowa Radio Reading Information Service for the Blind and Print Handicapped 4/12/2022 $7,500.00
Rebuilding Together Greater Des Moines 4/12/2022 $8,000.00
Swerve Outreach 4/12/2022 $20,000.00
Central Iowa Blues Society 4/12/2022 $15,000.00
Parks Area Foundation -Rendezvous On Riverview 4/12/2022 $10,000.00
East High Golf Classic 4/12/2022 $2,500.00
City of Johnston 4/12/2022 $4,000.00
Ankeny Area Chamber of Commerce 4/12/2022 $10,000.00
Fairground Neighbors for Community Improvement 4/12/2022 $2,000.00
Des Moines Carousel Foundation 4/12/2022 $2,500.00
Grandview Little League 4/12/2022 $10,000.00
Healthy Birth Day, Inc. 4/12/2022 $10,000.00
Watrous Heights Neighborhood Association 4/12/2022 $3,000.00
Mindspring [formerly NAMI Greater Des Moines] 4/12/2022 $5,000.00
Saydel Events Inc dba Saydel After Prom 4/5/2022 $6,000.00
First Friday Breakfast Club, Inc. 3/29/2022 $5,000.00
East High Alumni Foudation 3/29/2022 $10,000.00
Des Moines Gay Men's Chorus 3/29/2022 $7,500.00
Union Park Neighborhood Association 3/29/2022 $8,150.00
Hoover Post Prom 3/15/2022 $6,000.00
Des Moines North High School (North High School post-prom) 3/15/2022 $5,000.00
Valley After Prom 3/15/2022 $5,000.00
Urbandale Post Prom 3/15/2022 $3,000.00
Southeast Polk Community School Post Prom Committee 3/15/2022 $5,000.00
Dallas Center Grimes After Prom 3/15/2022 $4,000.00
Raheema community and learning center 3/15/2022 $7,500.00
Lincoln High School Senior Celebration After Prom 3/15/2022 $6,000.00
Roosevelt High School PTA - Senior Party Committee 3/15/2022 $6,000.00
Bondurant-Farrar High School After Prom 3/15/2022 $3,000.00
Johnston High After Prom Committee 3/15/2022 $5,000.00
North Polk Post Prom 3/15/2022 $3,000.00
East High Post Prom 3/15/2022 $6,500.00
Ankeny After Prom 3/15/2022 $8,000.00
East High Alumni Foundation 2/1/2022 $60,139.96
Southeast Polk Education Foundation, Inc. 1/25/2022 $10,000.00
Total: $798,233.90