Dickinson County Endowment Fund Awards 2021 Grants

The Dickinson County Endowment Fund, in support of thirteen projects led by Dickinson County non-profit organizations, has distributed grants totaling $94,308. 

DCEF Council Advisor Ann Ditsworth noted, “Our Non-profit organizations work hard to serve the diverse needs and opportunities throughout the county. The Dickinson County Endowment Fund is excited to support these positive projects in our communities.” 

This year’s grantees include: 

  • Bedell Family YMCA [$5,625.00] for Reading Buddies
  • Camp Foster YMCA [$2,250.00] for Camp Foster Teen Programming
  • City of Terril [$15,000.00] for Memorial Building Exterior Improvements
  • Dickinson County Fair Board [$2,000.00] for Horse Rotary Harrow
  • Girls Scouts of Greater IA [$2,000.00] for Dickinson County Girl Scouts Citizen Science Investigators
  • Hope Haven [$3,946.75] for Wellness Program for Individuals with Disabilities & Supprt Staff
  • Iowa Legal Aid [$2,411.00] for Dickinson County Family Stabilization Project
  • Pearson Lakes Art Center [$6,580.00] for Youth – Senior Arts Programming
  • Seasons Center [$2,900.00] for Family Winter Wellness Baskets
  • Terril Elementary [$5,844.83] for Interactive Technology
  • Terril Public Library [$10,000.00] for Memorial Building Kitchen updates
  • Okoboji Protective Associataion [$15,000.00] for Keep Okoboji Beautiful – Anti-Littering campaign
  • Voluntary Action Center [$16,000.00] for Meals on Wheels

In sixteen years of grant making, Dickinson County Endowment Fund has provided funding support totaling $1,508,105. We have collaborated with 89 Dickinson County Nonprofit Organizations and each School District by awarding grants 389 projects affecting every community in the County.