COMMITTED TO COMMUNITY

As a nonprofit organization, Prairie Meadows supports Iowa nonprofit organizations that support arts and culture, education, economic development, and human services. Through our grant programs, we continually work to strengthen and expand opportunities, infrastructure, and services offered within the community. We offer three grant programs, read below to see which one best suits your organization.

The grant submission period has now ended.

If your organization is a previous grant recipient, or if you have submitted an application already, you may click here to log in to your Prairie Meadows online account

Community Betterment Grant Program

Prairie Meadows Community Betterment Grants fund small-to-medium sized projects with grants ranging from $100 to $99,999. These grants support qualified organizations seeking to improve the lives of those in their communities. From funding meals for hungry children to building an essential free medical clinic, we are proud to help improve the lives of many Iowans.

PROGRAM GUIDELINES

Legacy Grant Program

Prairie Meadows Legacy Grant program provides funding in the range of $100,000 to $1 million for large-scale, signature projects in central Iowa. This program is a significant resource for enhancing the community. From the iconic Principal Riverwalk and world-class Pappajohn Sculpture Garden to the Iowa Hall of Pride and Des Moines Public Library, funding from this program has played a major role in revitalizing the Greater Des Moines area.

PROGRAM GUIDELINES 

Youth Sports and Recreational Grant Program 

Through the Prairie Meadows Youth Sports and Recreational Grant Program, Prairie Meadows seeks to benefit as many qualified youth sports organizations as possible with the funds available. Youth Sports and Recreational Grant requests can be in the range of $1,000 – $50,000. 

Program Guidelines

If your organization is a grant recipient, or if you have submitted an application, you may click here to log in to your Prairie Meadows online account

Questions?

For more information, contact us at 515.967.1241 or cbettermentgrants@prairiemeadows.com.

Previous Recipients 

2019 GRANT RECIPIENTS

2019 lEGACY GRANT RECIPIENTS

HISTORICAL LEGACY GRANT RECIPIENTS

LEGACY GRANT RECIPIENT VIDEOS

To learn more about our Legacy Grant recipients, check out our annual report.

ANNUAL REPORT