Capital Campaigns and Endowments

Organization Brief Description Award
Boys & Girls CAPITAL CAMPAIGN: continuing Enhancing Lives Cap Campaign $50,000
Briar Cliff University Briar Cliff ENDOWMENT: challenge match $1 for $1 for Prairie Studies Center – cover operating expenses first, then fund endowment $125,000
Goodwill of the Great Plains Goodwill CAPITAL CAMPAIGN: naming rights to culture center in Achievement Center [music, photography, arts & crafts in collaboration w/ local artists] $132,150
Northwestern Feinburg School of Medicine ENDOWMENT: 2nd of 4 year challenge match for Furey professorship $125,000
Sioux City Public Museum SC Public Museum ENDOWMENT: for education/exhibit endowment $100,000
TOTAL $532,150


Projects and Grants

Organization Brief Description Award
American Red Cross American Red Cross – Disaster Relief UNSOLICITED: local flooding $100,000
Center for Siouxland PROJECT: 20,000 for 3 years for clearinghouse for volunteers for disasters & support for local non-profits – one-year award only $20,000
Art Institute of Chicago Chicago Art Institute PROJECT: 50th anniv celebration of docent-led tours for schoolchildren $100,000
Iowa Public Television Foundation IPTV PROJECT: to create programs showcasing Iowa natural resources $60,000
Izaak Walton PROJECT: conservation project in Crawford County $2,500
Jackson Recovery PROJECT: equip 4 exam rooms for primary care & telemedicine conferencing for 7 county area $104,000
KWIT KWIT PROJECT: digital transmission equipment upgrade $36,139
Lamb Arts Regional Theatre LAMB Arts PROJECT: theatre lighting system upgrade & renovation $20,000
Loess Hills PROJECT: removing invasive plants & reseeding remaining 4 A at Vincent Bluff near Council Bluffs $2,800
Mary Treglia PROJECT: cultural aspects of Camp Imagination $16,550
Mercy Foundation - Sioux City Mercy Fdn SC PROJECT: commission local artist(s) to enhance healing environment at Mercy [painting/photographs in patient care areas/gathering space] $10,000
The Nature Conservancy of Iowa Nature Conservancy PROJECT: bison expansion at Broken Kettle $100,000
North Stars Band PROJECT: band uniforms for 3 need-based students $10,000
National Public Radio NPR PROJECT: music & arts coverage $100,000
SC Art Center PROJECT: 18 months general program costs (to reduce fund-raising pressure) $75,000
Sioux City Community Theatre SC Community Theatre PROJECT: 2nd phase of Spotlight on Literacy, bringing books, classroom activities & live theatre to 2000 elementary school students $56,060
Sioux City Symphony Orchestra SC Symphony PROJECT: 2012-13 major guest artist $75,000
STARS PROJECT: 6 horse bale feeders to reduce waste $14,370
Siouxland Humane Society Siouxland Humane Society PROJECT: replace aging 11-year old program/services vehicle $15,000
TOTAL $917,419