The Iowa College Foundation supports 23 independent colleges and universities in Iowa by providing them unrestricted gifts and student scholarships.

The Iowa College Foundation (ICF) was founded in 1952 as a non profit 501(c)(3) organization that supports independent higher education in the state of Iowa.

Gifts to ICF make a significant impact on our member colleges and universities and provide funds that support their highest priorities and provide student scholarships to help keep them affordable and to ensure a quality educational experience for their 40,000 students.

Featured Donor Profiles

Fareway and four Charter Donors to ICF (giving since 1952)

  • Fareway is a family-owned business, and a top 10 employer in Iowa, with over 11,000 employees in a five-state region.
    Years Donating: 1
    Partnership Level: Patron
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  • Since 1911, American Trust has been meeting its customer needs through sound banking, conscientious employment, and philanthropic endeavors.
    Years Donating: 65
    Partnership Level: Sponsor
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  • Flexsteel in Dubuque has been designing and constructing beautiful and long-lasting furniture for over 75 years.
    Years Donating: 65
    Partnership Level: Sponsor
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  • Established in Pella, Iowa in 1925, Pella Corporation continues to be a leader in technology and product innovation when it comes windows and doors.
    Years Donating: 65
    Partnership Level: Partner
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  • Established in 1904, Spahn & Rose continues to provide lumber and building materials to stores in Iowa, Illinois & Wisconsin.
    Years Donating: 65
    Partnership Level: Leader
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News & Announcements

2019-20 Westmar Scholarship Program Application


The Westmar Endowment Scholarship Program was established to sustain a sense of Westmar College's ongoing presence in the educational life of the State of Iowa. Click on "Read More" to see link for eligibility requirements and application. .. Read More

Spahn & Rose in Dubuque presents their donation to ICF


Two management team members from Spahn & Rose (in red) present their $2,250 donation to ICF's President, Jack Jones. Spahn & Rose is a Charter donor to ICF having made annual gifts for 68 years. .. Read More

Farmers Trust & Savings Bank Gives 50 Years


Grayson Jones (right), Executive Vice President & Loan Officer at Farmers Trust & Savings Bank in Williamsburg, receives a 50-year plaque from Ed Finn of ICF recognizing 50 years of giving in support of private higher education in I.. Read More

Hahn Ready Mix Company in Davenport Gives 25 Years


Brian Hahn (center), President of Hahn Ready Mix Company in Davenport, receives a 25-year plaque from Debbie Green of Coe College and Patrick Reidy of Loras College recognizing 25 years of giving in support of private higher education in Io.. Read More

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