Okoboji Foundation Logo Stones

symbolize the Center Point of Community Giving to send Ripples of Good throughout the Iowa Great Lakes Region

​Grant Application Divisions:

Leadership Grants
Requests of $25,000 or more are reviewed by the Grants Committee.  Selection is made by vote of members invested in Okoboji Foundation Endowment Funds.

Community Needs Grants
Requests of $500 to $24,999 are reviewed by Youth in Philanthropy* and Grants Committee. Selection is made by vote of members.
*Click to learn about Youth in Philanthropy


Next Grant Application Process


Application Available Online Jan. 1 - March 1
Next Application Deadline is March 1, 2020
New Grant Awards announced by June 15, 2020

What's Your Lakes Legacy?

Okoboji Foundation Grant Recipient: Maritime Museum/Okoboji Spirit Center