Mission of the Pocahontas County Foundation:
The Pocahontas County Foundation was organized to promote and enhance community based philanthropy in Pocahontas County. The Foundation receives funding to facilitate endowment-building and grant-making throughout the county. Seventy-five percent of these funds will be awarded through grants to charitable organizations for educational, civic and public purposes in Pocahontas County.
Pocahontas County Disaster Recovery Fund
On behalf of our county, the Pocahontas County Foundation has established the Disaster Recovery Fund (DRF) to provide a collaborative option for donors to help address both immediate and long-term unmet needs that will arise during times of disaster in Pocahontas County. The DRF will provide grants focused on reducing the economic and health challenges on populations negatively impacted prior to and following a disaster as well as long-term needs that may emerge.
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Disaster Recovery Fund
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The Pocahontas County Foundation is improving quality of life in Pocahontas County through charitable giving. Learn more.
Giving in Pocahontas County
The Pocahontas County Foundation is committed to improving the quality of life throughout Pocahontas County by investing in area nonprofits through our grant programs and by providing individuals, families and area businesses who love our communities with a way to give back.
Our approaches to giving are personal, simple and flexible. By partnering with us you focus on the joy of supporting the causes you care about in ways that fit your needs, while we ensure the administrative details of giving are taken care of at the highest standard. We offer a variety of charitable giving fund options to match your needs and provide access to unique tax-wise giving opportunities like Endow Iowa, a 25% state tax credit. We are also here to ensure that your charitable legacy continues for generations to come so that the causes and communities you care about today will benefit from your generosity after your lifetime. Whether working with us directly or through your trusted professional advisor, we are here to meet your giving goals and make Pocahontas County better together.
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Pocahontas County Foundation Grants
Pocahontas County Foundation just held their 2024 grantmaking award ceremony. View the program information here.
Grants are available to 501(c)3 organizations and government entities serving Pocahontas County. Grant selections are made in an effort to create a better quality of life for people in Pocahontas County. The local governing committee reviews the applications from charitable organizations serving their community.
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Advisory Board Members
Wendy Panbecker, Chair
Glenda Mulder, Vice Chair
Brooke McCartan, Secretary
Brenda Beneke, Treasurer
Margo Underwood, Development Advisor