Capital Campaigns and Endowments

Organization Brief Description Award
Bishop Heelan Catholic Schools & Diocese of Sioux City Capital Campaign for construction of new high school with space for band, vocal music, drama & art programs $125,000
Iowa Public Television Foundation Iowa Public Television Foundation Capital Campaign – 50,000 outright gift $50,000
Jackson Recovery Centers, Inc. Capital Campaign – 1:1 challenge to board [2 boards] for new children’s recovery hospital $125,000
Northwestern University – Feinberg 3rd year of 4-year matching grant for Furey endowed chair $125,000
The Sioux City Orpheum Orpheum Theatre Preservation Project Endowment – combination outright gift & challenge match $75,000
Sioux City Public Museum Sioux City Public Museum/Siouxland Heritage Foundation Endowment – challenge match for 2012 – 2013 campaign [at 605k now] $50,000
TOTAL $550,000


Projects and Grants

Organization Brief Description Award
Art Center Association of Sioux City Project – Blockbuster Partnership III for 2013-2018 to support major traveling exhibitions $100,000
Boys & Girls Home & Family Services Project – enrichment classes in art $20,000
Briar Cliff University Briar Cliff University Project – 3-yr program to grow choral arts – 75,000/yr – named directorship, free concerts, tours – one-year grant with invitation to re-apply $75,000
KWIT KWIT – Friends of FM90 Endowment Project – purchase data encoder to provide outgoing scrolling infotmation on title/composer $2,000
Lamb Arts Regional Theatre LAMB Arts Regional Theatre Project to beautify, greenify & identify building $20,000
Mercy Foundation - Sioux City Mercy Medical Foundation Project – turn rehab rooftop into retreat [nature & art] for patients & families $35,000
Morningside College Morningside College Project – renovate Eppley $75,000
National Public Radio NPR Project – coverage of music & arts $100,000
Sculpt Siouxland, Inc. Project – expand annual exhibit [attract artists, refurbish pedestals] & add security $50,000
Sioux City Community Theatre Sioux City Community Theatre Project – Youth Theatre Education Outreach – literacy [books to schoolchildren] & plays $59,304
Sioux City Public Library Project – reinvigorating library collections in health, nature, wildlife, environment, art & music $40,000
Sioux City Symphony Orchestra Sioux City Symphony Orchestra Association Project – 2013-2014 season major guest artists $75,000
Siouxland Freedom Park, Inc. Project – construction of interpretive center & replica Vietnam wall $100,000
Siouxland Historical Railroad Association Siouxland Historical Railroad Association Project – restroom facility/concessions and renovation of 4 historic buildings $100,000
South Sioux City Community Foundation South Sioux City Community Fdn Project – install aquatic & wildlife educational observatories at Crystal Cove $50,000
The Nature Conservancy of Iowa The Nature Conservancy in Iowa Project – intensify restoration at Broken Kettle to make habitat for prairie chicken $25,000
Woodbury County Conservation Woodbury County Conservation Board Project – build facility for injured raptor birds for display & education $10,000
TOTAL $936,304