Iowa College Foundation
 
 

Why Make a Donation to the Iowa College Foundation?



One gift becomes 23…
One single unrestricted gift is pooled with others and dispersed to all ICF member colleges and universities and the over 44,000 students they serve.

Make an investment in tomorrow…
A gift to ICF is an investment in tomorrow’s workforce and ensures strong return in the form of quality business leaders for the future.

Keep Iowa’s students in Iowa…
During the past year 73% of Iowa’s resident graduates remained in Iowa after graduation to work or continue their studies.

Keep Iowa’s private higher education a competitive choice…
93% of Iowa’s students at independent colleges receive some financial aid.

Keep Iowa’s taxes down…
Iowa’s private colleges and universities save Iowa taxpayers over $287 million annually that would otherwise be needed to fund state institutions.

Support schools that foster independent thinkers and value-based members of their communities…
Over 50% of students at Iowa’s private liberal arts colleges participate in an average of 8 hours of volunteer activities per week.

Support choice in higher education for Iowans…
More than 55% of ICF member colleges’ students are Iowa residents.

Support higher education that is working…
98% of last year’s ICF member school graduates were employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation

Support a trusted and secure philanthropic option…
For over 60 years, the Iowa College Foundation has been providing support to Iowa’s Independent colleges and universities.  ICF’s staff has extensive experience in the administration of scholarships. Its vibrant and active Board of Governors works closely with them to ensure responsible management of all contributions.
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