Warren County Philanthropic Partnership was formed in 2005 to support philanthropic efforts in Warren County, Iowa. Since its inception, our Partnership has promoted endowment building, provided community grantmaking, organizational collaboration, and public leadership for the benefit of the county.

WCPP is an Affiliate of the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines and governed by a Board of Directors, made up of community-minded individuals. The Board assess community needs, evaluates area grant applications, and awards grants to worthwhile projects in the county. Our foundation’s areas of emphasis include:

  • Arts, Culture & Humanities
  • Education
  • Environment & Animals
  • Health & Human Services
  • Public & Societal Benefit

Warren County Philanthropic Partnership makes grants to I.R.S. 501©(3) ‘tax exempt’ organizations and 170(b) ‘unit of government’ organizations to assist in fulfilling the Foundation’s mission to foster private giving, strengthen service providers and improve the conditions of the communities in Warren County. Grant amounts are dependent upon the allocation of funds available to the Community Foundation each fiscal year, limited to non-profits located in and projects serving the county. Award amounts will range from $500-$5,000. Awards will not be made for debt relief and ongoing operation subsides, fund raising expenses, endowments, and politically sensitive or religious purposes.


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