Grantmakers from across the state gather to discuss the latest trends in philanthropy at ICoF Membership Meetings.

About Iowa Council of Foundations

The Iowa Council of Foundations is the place where grantmakers come together to access information, build skills and develop relationships to enhance philanthropy in Iowa.


As a membership based organization, the Iowa Council of Foundations (ICoF) serves grantmakers that provide funding support to charitable projects and programs in Iowa.  As the lead philanthropic entity in Iowa, we strive to strengthen and promote philanthropy in the State, facilitate and promote effective philanthropic grantmaking, and to provide a forum for the exchange of information on programs and issues. We invite you to explore this section of our website to learn more about the functions of the ICoF, our Board and staff, and the types of opportunities we offer to grantmakers.