Mission of the Taylor County Endowment Foundation :

It is the mission of the Taylor County Endowment Foundation to distribute funds for educational, cultural, civic and charitable purposes for the benefit of the greater community of Taylor County, Iowa.  Principles have been established to assure equitable and effective grant making of these funds, thus enhancing the quality of life for citizens of Taylor County, Iowa.

Giving in Taylor County

The Taylor County Endowment Foundation is committed to improving the quality of life throughout Taylor 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 Taylor County better together.

View and Give to the Taylor County Endowment Foundation

Taylor County Endowment Foundation Grants

Grants are available to 501(c)3 organizations and government entities serving Taylor County. Grant selections are made in an effort to create a better quality of life for people in Taylor County. The local governing committee reviews the applications from charitable organizations serving their community.

Grant Application Due: Wednesday, March 1, 2024

Apply for a grant: Word or fillable PDF.

Advisory Board Members

Dave Henry - President
Nicki Trost - Vice President
Mary Lou Klaussen - Secretary
Trevor Fletcher
Chris Leonard
Alicia Lynn
Donna Melvin
Brad Meyer
Deb Miller

Jackie Minor