Capital Campaigns and Endowments

Organization Brief Description Award
Children's Museum of Siouxland Children’s Museum of Siouxland Capital Campaign – naming gift for theater space to allow local arts organizations to collaborate on early childhood programming $125,000
Jackson Recovery Centers, Inc. Capital Campaign – 1:1 challenge to incent prospects who have not finalized commitment to $2 million goal for new children’s recovery hospital $125,000
Northwestern University Feinberg 4th & final year of matching grant for Furey endowed chair $125,000
South Dakota Parks & Wildlife Foundation SD Parks & Wildlife Foundation Capital Campaign – Good Earth State Park [SD-IA] @ Blood Run – national historic landmark – archeology & conservation/wildlife – challenge match [1:3 on larger gifts of $25,000 or more] $75,000
The Shepherd’s Garden Capital Campaign – create permanent contemplative green space downtown 6th & Jackson Sts – no match $35,000
TOTAL $485,000


Projects and Grants

Organization Brief Description Award
Ballet Sioux - Siouxland Civic Dance Association Ballet Sioux – Siouxland Civic Dance Association Project – purchase 1,000 tickets to give away through Community Action Agency – helps cover rising costs of production $20,000
Boys & Girls Home & Family Services Project – expand art enrichment classes – program coordinator + supplies] $40,000
Briar Cliff University Briar Cliff University Project – 2nd of 3-yr program to grow choral arts – expand local concerts, Chicago tour $75,000
Celebrating Community Project Celebrating Community Foundation Project – sculpture park at MLK transportation center to honor local community heroes [racial, social & economic justice] – abstract steel sculpture $50,000
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Chicago Symphony Orchestra Assn Project – 2013-14 Verdi Festival – 3 weeks of concerts, community events for 200th birthday $100,000
Iowa Public Television Foundation Iowa Public Television Foundation Project – with PBS – how to build endowments [direct mail, TV spots, etc.] $35,000
Lamb Arts Regional Theatre LAMB Arts Regional Theatre Project – repair water damage to 2 classrooms used for education $26,000
Latham Park Project – perimeter iron fencing & surveillance equipment for security $45,087
Mary Treglia Community House Project – collaboration with Lamb Theatre at Camp Imagination June 10-July 12, 2013 to stage fairy tales for families $5,890
Mercy Foundation - Sioux City Mercy Medical Foundation Project – create calming environment in south lobby with backlit stained glass piece behind marble statute $20,000
Mid America Museum of Aviation and Transportation Mid America Museum Project – conversion of 727 into education center $54,000
Morningside College Morningside College Project – expand Betty Ling Tsang Summer Fine Arts Series to year round with Chanticleer choral group kickoff event Sept 1, 2013 $10,000
National Public Radio NPR Project – coverage of music & arts over 2 yr period $125,000
The Sioux City Orpheum Orpheum Theatre Preservation Project Project – enhance/upgrade hearing impaired equipment $15,277
American Red Cross Red Cross – Disaster Relief response to spring tornadoes $50,000
Sioux City Public Museum SC Museum/Siouxland Heritage Foundation Project – expand exhibit cases to increase exhibits & provide security for traveling exhibits $25,000
Sculpt Siouxland, Inc. Project – 2nd expansion of annual exhibit [attract artists, refurbish pedestals] $50,000
Sioux City Community Theatre Sioux City Community Theatre Project – renovation [air handling unit, roof, carpet in lobby & mezzanine $101,936
Sioux City Symphony Orchestra Sioux City Symphony Orchestra Association Project – Audience & Education initiative – underwrite 3000 single tickets to be given away to children & their families to help support education initiatives & musician pay $75,000
Siouxland Historical Railroad Association Siouxland Historical Railroad Association Project – convert historic sand house into theatre – remove foundation for outdoor learning space – coal tower viewing platform $37,000
Siouxland Humane Society Siouxland Humane Society Project – expand current spay/neuter program & lower income guidelines for assistance with cost [program should become self-sustaining] $17,000
The Nature Conservancy of Iowa The Nature Conservancy in Iowa Project – purchase 22A Lilly inholding to expand bison grazing area $103,410
Trinity Heights – Queen of Peace, Inc. Project – St. Joseph Center [art museum] roof, Marian Center [gift shop guest center] roof, parking lot $35,000
Western Iowa Tech Community College WITCC Project – enhance choral.instrumental music programs – purchase instruments, music & performance apparel $67,416
Woodbury County Conservation Woodbury County Conservation Board

Project – purchase tree shear attachment for removal of invasive trees & shrubs from prairie

TOTAL $1,192,416