• Grants


The Community Foundation is committed to Greater Des Moines and the nonprofits that greatly contribute to quality of life in our community. Our strategic grants support large capital projects as well as programs that enhance organizational efficiency, while focusing on our Grantmaking Priorities.  


Through Leadership Grants the Community Foundation plays a key role in providing significant funding leadership to projects that strengthen Greater Des Moines by proactively responding to community trends and opportunities.


Capacity Building Grants enable nonprofit organizations to strengthen their boards and governance, strategically plan for the future, provide staff training and streamline operations, all while focusing on fulfilling their missions.

For more information

Angela Dethlefs-Trettin

Chief Community Impact Officer


Phone (515) 244-0340