Grants

The Enhance Hamilton County Foundation will provide grants to improve the quality of life throughout Hamilton County, Iowa. We want to help develop all our communities into places where people want to live, as well as, to benefit rural areas of the county.

The Foundation supports the spirit of giving throughout Hamilton County by providing outstanding support and services to our donors, volunteers, other charitable-focused agencies, grant seekers, and the community.

We achieve this by:

  • Helping people realize their dreams of making a difference and finding the best vehicle to achieve that, by designing and implementing their charitable giving plans.
  • Facilitating and supporting the works of charitable-focused organizations in Hamilton County through strategic grant making.
  • Acting as stewards for the community by managing donor funds.
  • Bringing diverse groups together for the common good.

Competitive grants are made available yearly from unrestricted funds in the areas of:

  • Arts and Culture
  • Community Betterment
  • Education
  • Health & Human Services
  • Recreation/Environment
  • Youth Development