Giving Opportunities






Okoboji Foundation donors meet the long-term Capital Project needs of the Iowa Great Lakes Region


Endowment and Endow Iowa Funds:  Flexibility for wide variety of projects

FIELD OF INTEREST FUNDS:  Lake Quality & Environmental Projects

​                                                            Arts & Culture Projects

                                                            Outdoor Experience & Recreation Projects

Youth in Philanthropy: (Click on Youth Tab above for more information.)

Legacy Society:  Those who include the Okoboji Foundation in their will or estate plans.

Endow Iowa Tax Credit

Gifts to Okoboji Foundation allow Iowa taxpayers a 25% state tax credit in addition to normal federal charitable income tax deductions with donations to qualified Endow Iowa Funds.

Charitable Giving Funds:

We also serve as an umbrella for a group of related funds giving donors and other nonprofits the ability to create their own funds as part of our Family of Funds. Donor advised, committee directed, field of interest or designated funds allow donors to direct their own grants to specific charities. Use GiveOkoboji tab below for online gifts to Nonprofit Charitable Giving Funds.


What is


Lakes Legacy?


Okoboji Foundation Legacy Society

Members share a dedication to our Lakes Community. 


By including the Foundation in your will, this ultimate act of giving continues to make a lasting positive impact beyond your lifetime.