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Gardner and Florence Call Cowles Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-01-31

At A Glance

Gardner and Florence Call Cowles Foundation

1501 42nd St.

West Des Moines, IA United States 50266-1005

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $6,697,508

Total giving: $250,000

EIN

426054609

BRIDGE Number

1695078696

Background

Incorporated in 1934 in IA - Gardner Cowles, Sr. (1861-1946) was born and raised in Iowa. He entered the newspaper business in 1903 and became chairman of the board, treasurer, and publisher of the Des Moines Register and Tribune Company

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Art museums
  • Education
  • Family planning
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • Orchestral music
  • Undergraduate education
Population Groups
  • Academics

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $6,697,508 (market value)

Expenditures: $328,481

Total giving: $250,000

Qualifying distributions: $250,000

Giving activities include:

$250,000 for 1 grant