Grinnell College has signed a 20-year deal to buy solar energy from a development near campus. Trusted Energy will develop the 30-acre solar farm, one of the largest private solar installations in the state. Grinnell College expects to save.. Read More
Central College Talent Pipeline Apprenticeship School: This grant will help provide core curriculum for high-demand occupations with a primary focus of providing wraparound services for individuals seeking apprenticeship opportunities after.. Read More
Grinnell College has received a $1 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to highlight the public importance of humanities, the humanistic social sciences and the arts. Edward Cohn, associate professor of histo.. Read More
Chuck Follett, Branch Manager of Allied Construction in Des Moines, receives a 10-year plaque from Brian Estrem of ICF recognizing his company's 10 years of support of independent higher education in Iowa... Read More
Grinnell College President Raynard Kington said the college wants to be carbon-neutral by 2040. Grinnell College and Zipcar are bringing the car-sharing network (https://www.zipcar.com/universiti.. Read More
A "historic" price plummet introduced this week Central College could reinvigorate the conversation about the cost of higher education. According to Central’s website, leaders say the price change brings a new approach to tuition in Io.. Read More
Casey’s General Stores founder and longtime Chairman/CEO Don Lamberti is donating $2.9 million to establish the Donald F. and Charlene K. Lamberti Center for Rural Entrepreneurship at Buena Vista University, Gov. Kim Reynolds and BVU Presid.. Read More
Central College in Pella is adding new club sports for the 2019-20 school year, including men's volleyball and women's bowling with the possibility of both soon becoming varsity sports. Men's volleyball and women's bowling continue.. Read More
Central College in Pella announced (https://news.central.edu/2019/08/central-to-host-womens-leadership-conference-for-students/) it will host a new event, "Leadership for the Common Good: Women's Leadership Conference," later this mont.. Read More
Bankers Trust has teamed with Drake University to offer a twist on Drake’s popular Leading Others leadership program tailored specifically to promising employees at the prominent Des Moines financial institution.
Bankers Trust had.. Read More
Shafiq R. Khan, founder and CEO of Empower People, has been awarded the Grinnell College Innovator for Social Justice Prize. Khan and his organization have worked to stop bride trafficking in north India and to empower the gi.. Read More
The Prairie Meadows Legacy Grant program has awarded Central College $100,000 toward the continued renovation of Douwstra Auditorium, the college's historic concert hall. Last year, Central started a $6 million comprehensive ren.. Read More
Simpson College recently earned a No. 15 national ranking as one of the 30 Best Online Colleges (https://www.edsmart.org/best-online-colleges/) for 2019-20, according to scholastic rankings specialist, EDsmart. EDsmart took several a.. Read More
The Dordt University Nursing Program equips students with the technical skills needed to serve patients at their most vulnerable, and with a transformational understanding that those they serve are fellow image bearers of Christ.
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Grinnell College has preliminarily agreed to acquire the Des Moines Salisbury House’s library collection of rare books, including first editions and historic documents. The parties are working toward a definitive purchase agreement and.. Read More
Last year, 88.5% of Grand View University graduates stayed in Iowa, according to a new Community Impact Report just published by the Des Moines-based university. The report details recent achievements in academics, athletics, student .. Read More
Gov. Kim Reynolds announced the first awards for the Future Ready Iowa Summer Youth Intern Pilot Program for low-income students at risk of not graduating from high school. Five projects proposed by nonprofit and education institutio.. Read More
Central College in Pella is offering a two-day visit opportunity for prospective high school students with its STEM Exploration event on June 27-28. The free event, sponsored by Alliant Energy, will enable prospective students to expl.. Read More
Simpson College’s Health Services Leadership program has received a gift of $15,000 per year for five years from the LCS Foundation. The grant will be used to provide scholarships, internships and professional development for students in t.. Read More
On March 18, 2019, the Luther College Board of Regents announced the unanimous election of Dr. Jenifer K. Ward as the 11th president of Luther College. The election of Dr. Ward by the Board of Regents followed a unanimous recommendati.. Read More
Briana Gipson (Second from right), a graduating Coe College student, is awarded the Alliant Energy Award by Alliant Energy Foundation Senior Program Manager Leah Rodenberg (Second from left), Coe College president David McInally (Center), A.. Read More
Mrs. Peg Scott, CEO of Union State Bank in Greenfield, receives a 50-year plaque from Drake University development officer Tim Tesar, recognizing the bank's 50 years of support of independent higher education in Iowa.
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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.
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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
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
Charlie Glab (left), President & CEO of Morrison Brothers in Dubuque, receives a 50-year plaque from Jack Jones, President of ICF, recognizing 50 years of giving in support of private higher education in Iowa... Read More
Companies that give at the partnership level of $1,000 or more have the opportunity to post internship and job needs on ICF's new website.
Click on the Read More below to access the link to the Connections portal.
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Jody Calvert, Senior HR Analyst at Prudential Financial in Dubuque, receives a 25-year plaque from Ed Finn of ICF recognizing her company's 25 years of giving in support of private higher education in Iowa... Read More
John Walsh of Bird Chevrolet in Dubuque (now McGrath Chevrolet), receives a 50-year plaque recognizing his family's dealership for 50 years of giving in support of private higher education in Iowa... Read More
Scott Ireland (center), President of Capital Sanitary Supply in Des Moines, receives a 50-year plaque from Katie O'Regan of Luther College and Don Meyer of Wartburg College recognizing 50 years of giving in support of private higher educati.. Read More
Gene Neighbor (center), President and CEO of Farmers State Bank in Marion, receives a 50-year plaque from Tim Tesar of Drake University and Patrick Reidy of Lora College recognizing his bank's 50 years of support of private higher education.. Read More
David Ryan, CEO of Mount Vernon Bank & Trust in Mount Vernon, IA receives a 40-year plaque from Mary Beth Theis of the University of Dubuque recognizing 40 years of giving in support of private higher education in Iowa... Read More
Bob Veenstra (right), President of Veenstra & Kimm in West Des Moines, receives a 25-year plaque from Joe Worland of Graceland University recognizing 25 years of support of private higher education in Iowa... Read More
Karen Alstott, President of C & S Products, is one of five Fort Dodge women recently honored in the Iowa Women’s Foundation annual 5th edition Ovation book.
1st Photo: Karen Alstott with daughter, Wendi Fredregill
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Denny Ford, Vice President & General Manager of Norplex-Micarta in Postville, receives a 10-year plaque from Ed Finn of ICF recognizing his company's 10 years of support of independent higher education in Iowa.
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In April, ICF will launch a new portal on it's website that will help to connect corporate donors at the Partnership level with students at its member schools. This portal will enable employers to fill their internship and job needs by .. Read More
Heather Waack, 1st Vice President HR & Marketing Manager, and Wendy Zaruba, Executive Vice President & Cashier, receive a 50-year plaque from Ed Finn of ICF recognizing their 50 years of support of independent higher education i.. Read More
The Iowa College Foundation (ICF) is in its 66th year of securing resources for its member schools and their students. This year ICF will expand its mission to be able to provide more benefits for its member schools, students and benefactors. The.. Read More
There are two challenges in place this fiscal year to leverage giving:
Let's Keep Iowa Students in Iowa (LKISI
This matching gift fund will match dollar-for-dollar any new, reinstated or increased gift of $250 or more. The funds for this .. Read More