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2023 Grant Applications open January 16.

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Why You Should Give

You can provide ongoing support to charitable organizations during your lifetime or as a lasting legacy.

How To Give

Invest in Des Moines County by making a contribution of any size to one of our Endowed Funds.


Our mission is to enhance the quality of life in Des Moines County  today and tomorrow.

See who is working to build a better future.

Why Giving Is So Important.

In the next 30 years, an estimated 6.6 billion dollars will leave Des Moines County through inheritance.  Many that have lived and worked in the community their entire lives would like a portion of their wealth to stay in the area.  The opportunity to leave a lasting legacy is exactly why Community Foundations exist.


When you give to the Community Foundation of Des Moines County you are funding the future.  Take a few minutes to see for yourself why giving is so important.  

News & Events

Stay up to date with news and events involving the Community Foundation of Des Moines County.

Impact the Community

See how people in our community have been directly impacted by the Community Foundation of Des Moines County

Create a Legacy

Make a difference for generations to come.  Learn how you could create a legacy that will live on.

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