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Food Bank of Iowa is proud to have received generous support from individuals, corporations, and foundations. With these grants, we are able to develop and build programs, support our partners, and provide food to 175,000 Iowans struggling with hunger. Our grants coordinator, Lauryn Kappel, leads the application and fulfillment of Food Bank of Iowa grants.

Fiscal Year 2017 Grant Awards

Grantor Purpose Amount
Costco Operations $10,150
Dallas County Foundation Truck $7,000
Dunkin Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation Childhood hunger programs $5,000
Farm Credit Services Mobile Pantry $2,000
Iowa Clinic Foundation — Rise Up Iowa Pantries $10,000
John Deere Building renovation $150,000
Kraft-Heinz Company Foundation BackPack ProgramTM $15,000
MAXIMUS Foundation Childhood hunger programs $2,000
Nationwide Operations $60,000
Palo Alto County Gaming Development Corporation Childhood hunger programs $10,000
Prairie Meadows Childhood hunger programs $5,000
Red Nose Day Fund BackPack ProgramTM $10,989.94
Sam’s Club (Ankeny) BackPack ProgramTM $1,000
Sam’s Club (Ames) BackPack ProgramTM $500
Sam’s Club (Windsor Heights) BackPack ProgramTM $250
TJ Maxx BackPack ProgramTM $7,500
Walmart (Ames) BackPack ProgramTM $2,000
Walmart (Windsor Heights) BackPack ProgramTM $1,000
Walmart (Pella) BackPack ProgramTM $1,000
Wells Fargo Charitable Giving Childhood hunger programs $15,000