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215 ENDOWMENTS | $20,626,014.66 IN ASSETS | $1,234,382.34 IN GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED IN 2023

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Established in October 2004, the Keokuk Area Community Foundation (KACF) is a 501 (c) (3) charitable community foundation which receives gifts, grants and contributions from charitable individuals, families, businesses, and corporations. These charitable gifts are used to establish permanent endowments, foster leadership, assist Tri-State Area nonprofit organizations, charities, schools, healthcare institutions, and strengthen communities in Southeast Iowa,     West-Central Illinois, and Northeast Missouri.

MIKE PRIBYL MEMORIAL FUND

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2024 ENDOW IOWA TAX CREDITS AVAILABLE 1.1.2024
The Endow Iowa Tax Credit program was created to enhance the quality of life for the citizens of this state through increased philanthropic activity by encouraging new investments to existing community foundations across Iowa. Those who give to a  permanently endowed fund at a the Keokuk Area Community Foundation are eligible to receive a 25% state of Iowa tax credit for their gift. Community members who give are also able to take advantage of the tax credits in conjunction with federal tax deductions.

 

 

The Keokuk Area Community Foundation extends sympathy to the family and friends of Mike Pribyl. We join with the Keokuk Community in remembering and honoring Mike's life and legacy as a business owner, leader, and volunteer. We will miss his passion for helping others and his wonderful sense of humor.

​Mike was a valued Board Member of both the Keokuk Area Community Foundation and Lee County Charitable Fund. As a Grant Committee Chair for both organizations, Mike passionately assisted many Keokuk nonprofit organizations in receiving grants including: The Grand Theatre, the Domestic Violence Intervention Program Keokuk Serenity House, America’s Great Dam Foundation, and the Keokuk Public Library Foundation. Always with a kind word and thoughtful insight, Mike’s contributions to the Keokuk Area Community Foundation and Lee County Charitable Fund will always be remembered.

​We are honored that the Pribyl family has invited us to establish the Mike Pribyl Memorial Fund at the Keokuk Area Community Foundation. This Fund will support Keokuk nonprofit organizations that Mike, and his family cherished.

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All 2024 Keokuk Area Community Foundation
Scholarships Applications are open!

GEORGE EICHACKER MEMORIAL FUND

One of George Eichacker’s proudest achievements was being a founding father of the Keokuk Area Community Foundation. George established the Keokuk Area Community Foundation Grant Fund to support Keokuk Area organizations in arts and culture, community betterment, education, health, and human services. Your generous memorial gift to the Keokuk Area Community Grant Fund not only honors the life of George Eichacker, but also provides grants to Keokuk Area nonprofits every year.

LEE COUNTY CHARITABLE FUND

The 2024 Lee County Charitable Fund Grant Application opens on March 1, 2024. All Lee County Charitable Grant Applications (both IMPACT and up to $7,500) and accompanying materials are due on or before June 3, 2024.

LAWRENCE MATTESON MEMORIAL 

EXPERIENCE THE JOY OF GIVING WHILE LIVING was one of Lawrence Matteson’s most profound statements in his life. A generous philanthropist in Iowa for much of his life, Mr. Matteson and his wife Marilyn founded the Matteson Scholarship and supported many charities including Unity Point Trinity Health System, the Mayo Clinic, and the Bethany for Children & Families in Moline. The Keokuk Area Community Foundation and North Lee Community Foundation honor the Matteson Family by establishing the Matteson Memorial Fund to continue the giving legacy of Lawrence Matteson.

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