The Iowa College Foundation supports 23 independent colleges and universities in Iowa by providing them unrestricted gifts and student scholarships.

The Iowa College Foundation (ICF) was founded in 1952 as a non profit 501(c)(3) organization that supports independent higher education in the state of Iowa.

Gifts to ICF make a significant impact on our member colleges and universities and provide funds that support their highest priorities and provide student scholarships to help keep them affordable and to ensure a quality educational experience for their 40,000 students.

Featured Donor Profiles

Fareway and four Charter Donors to ICF (giving since 1952)

  • Fareway is a family-owned business, and a top 10 employer in Iowa, with over 11,000 employees in a five-state region.

    https://www.fareway.com/
    Years Donating: 2
    Partnership Level: Pacesetter
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  • Lincoln Savings Bank has history. You can see it in our Abe Lincoln face, and you can feel it in the expert service you receive from people who truly understand what it means to be a community banker.

    https://www.mylsb.com/
    Years Donating: 37
    Partnership Level: Sponsor
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  • When you choose Voya, you’re choosing to work with people who care about your needs and always put them first.

    https://www.voya.com/
    Years Donating: 65
    Partnership Level: Pacesetter
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  • Flexsteel in Dubuque has been designing and constructing beautiful and long-lasting furniture for over 75 years.

    http://www.flexsteel.com
    Years Donating: 66
    Partnership Level: Sponsor
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  • Established in Pella, Iowa in 1925, Pella Corporation continues to be a leader in technology and product innovation when it comes windows and doors.

    http://www.pella.com
    Years Donating: 67
    Partnership Level: Partner
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  • Established in 1904, Spahn & Rose continues to provide lumber and building materials to stores in Iowa, Illinois & Wisconsin.

    http://www.spahnandrose.com
    Years Donating: 67
    Partnership Level: Leader
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  • Organized in 1938, GreenState has grown to be the largest credit union in Iowa by creating lasting value for our 195,000 members.

    https://www.greenstate.org/
    Years Donating: 4
    Partnership Level: Sponsor
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