Funded Partners FY22

We are proud to announce the recipients of our Community Impact Grant awards for the 2021-2022 fiscal year. This year we awarded $230,000 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

Family Crisis Center 

Housing Coordination Program

Food Bank of Iowa

Feeding Wapello County I H

Friends of Iowa CASA & ICFCRB

CASA Volunteers H

Hospice, Serving Davis & Wapello Counties

Bereavement Services H

Iowa Jobs for American Graduates (iJAG)

iJAG Advantage Ottumwa E

Iowa Legal Aid

Income and Housing Stabilization Project I

Ottumwa Community School District

Pickwick Early Childhood Center Transportation E
At Risk Coordinator E


Discovery Lane Quality Early Learning Center E
Summer Safari Out of School Time Educational Program E


United Way of Wapello County Initiatives

Community Gardens I H

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

Cradle, College to Career - Collaborative focused on increasing percentage of Ottumwa students who pursue post-secondary education or vocational/certificate programs E

Mahaska/Wapello Early Childhood Iowa E

Prevention Research Center for Rural Health 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

Sieda Community Action

University of Iowa, Prevention Research Center for Rural Health

Volunteer Centers of Iowa