Capital Campaigns and Endowments

Organization Brief Description Award
Sioux City Public Museum SC Museum/Siouxland Heritage Foundation Endowment – challenge match to increase to $1 million by 4/15/15 with new donors $40,000
South Dakota Parks & Wildlife Foundation SD Parks & Wildlife Foundation Capital Campaign – expanded – Good Earth State Park [SD-IA] @ Blood Run – national historic landmark – archeology & conservation/wildlife – challenge match [1:3 got gifts of $25,000 or more] $100,000
The Nature Conservancy of Iowa The Nature Conservancy in Iowa Capital Campaign – $1 for $1 challenge – purchase 75A Ryan property on south side of Broken Kettle $150,000
TOTAL $290,000


Projects and Grants

Organization Brief Description Award
American Red Cross American Red Cross Project – Ready 365 Disaster Partners – to recruit, train volunteers, to pre-fund disaster response $25,000
Ballet Sioux - Siouxland Civic Dance Association Ballet Sioux – Siouxland Civic Dance Association Project – purchase 300 complimentary tickets & support guest artist costs for Sleeping Beauty $25,000
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association Project – 2014-15 Reveries & Passions – 3 week festival of French composers $75,000
Goodwill of the Great Plains Goodwill Industries Project – Arts & nature programming – total cost for Programming Coordinator – 3-yr pilot project $103,013
Iowa Public Television Foundation Iowa Public Television Foundation Project – documentary on restoration of Lake Darling $40,000
KWIT KWIT – Friends of FM90 Endowment Project – mobile recording studio $40,000
Lamb Arts Regional Theatre LAMB Arts Regional Theatre Project – ARTSReach bringing weekly drama programming into the schools $26,000
Mid America Museum of Aviation and Transportation Mid America Museum Project – permanent inside education display & outside reflection & marker for Flight 232 $17,860
Morningside College Morningside College Project – 2014-2015 Betty Ling Tsang Fine Arts Series – major sponsorship of 4 summer camps & 8 performances year round $50,000
National Public Radio NPR Project – coverage of music & arts 2nd of 2 year award $125,000
The Sioux City Orpheum Orpheum Theatre Preservation Project Project – match funds raised from board to update marquee panels $52,000
American Red Cross Red Cross – Disaster Relief 2014 local tornadoes and flooding $50,000
PBS Newshour PBS – WETA Project – infrastructure & staffing for “Culture Desk” to enhance arts coverage – hire producer, support travel $100,000
Sculpt Siouxland, Inc. Project – 3rd expansion along 3rd St – refurbish pedestals – increase payments to artists $50,000
Sioux City Art Center – Art Center Association of Sioux City Project – Principal Sponsor of Pollock Mural $150,000
Sioux City Community Theatre Sioux City Community Theatre Project – renovation [2nd of 3 air handling units, ADA compliance, carpet in lobby & mezzanine, outside repairs $124,023
The Sioux City Conservatory of Music Sioux City Conservatory of Music Project – sponsor 10 students, restore 6 studios $12,500
Sioux City Symphony Orchestra Sioux City Symphony Orchestra Association Project – Audience & Education initiative – underwrite 4000 single tickets to be given to children & their families to support education initiatives & musician pay $100,000
Siouxland Historical Railroad Association Siouxland Historical Railroad Association Project – purchase miniature train to transport children around grounds + Gilchrist platform station $59,301
Siouxland Humane Society Siouxland Humane Society Project – replace antiquated website $10,000
South Sioux City Community Foundation South Sioux City Community Foundation Project – add artworks by South Sioux students along trails – security cameras $32,750
Art Institute of Chicago The Art Institute of Chicago Project – continue Teen Programs [Council, Labs, Internships, Studio Workshops] $48,500
Unity Point Health – St. Luke’s Foundation Project – Art & Healing update to front lobby $62,500
Western Iowa Tech Community College WITCC Project – conceptual design phase of fine arts gallery hallway & exhibition $15,000
Mini-Grants $50,000
TOTAL $1,495,467