Funded Partners FY24

We are proud to announce our Community Impact Grant awards recipients for the 2023-2024 fiscal year. This year we awarded $240,000 to our community partners!

Each of these programs is working to ensure that every child in our community has the opportunity to learn and succeed, every family has a safe and stable home, and every person has access to the health and mental health care they need. We are proud to support the following programs:

E= Education Partner

I = Income Partner

H = Health Partner


Al Exito!

Al Éxito Ottumwa E

American Home Finding Association

Childcare Center E
Teen Health Center H

Cardinal Community Schools

Iowa Reading Corps E

Crisis Intervention Services

Safe Housing Initiative I

Ecumenical Lord's Cupboard

Lord's Cupboard Food Pantry I H

Family Crisis Center 

Housing Coordination Program

Food Bank of Iowa

Feeding Wapello County I H

Friends of Iowa CASA & ICFCRB

CASA Volunteers H

Iowa Jobs for American Graduates (iJAG)

iJAG Advantage Ottumwa E

Iowa Legal Aid

Income and Housing Stabilization Project I

Sieda Community Action

Head Start E


Discovery Lane Quality Early Learning Center E

United Way of Wapello County Initiatives

Community Gardens I H

Dolly Parton Imagination Library E

FamilyWize Prescription Discount Cards I H


Pen Pal Program E

Reading Buddies E

United Way 211 E I H

United Way Volunteer Center and RSVP of Monroe, Wapello, and Jefferson Counties E I H

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) I


Community Collaborations

Mahaska/Wapello Early Childhood Iowa E

Resilient Communities Wapello County E I H

Funders and Collaborative Partners

Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS)

Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service (ICVS)

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Wapello County

Indian Hills Community College

John Deere Foundation

Mahaska/Wapello Early Childhood Iowa

Ottumwa Regional Legacy Foundation

Volunteer Centers of Iowa